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Introducing our new report: “Beyond Lockdown: the ‘pandemic scar’ on young people”

17. 06. 2021
With our new report, “Beyond Lockdown: the ‘pandemic scar’ on young people’, we sought to go beyond the immediate impact of the pandemic, and analyse the youth-specific medium and long-term consequences of COVID-19 in Europe, with a focus on three key areas: work and income; education and learning; and mental health and well being.
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Lockdown chat #3

26. 03. 2021
Welcome back to Lockdown Chat, a series where we interview our team about life and work in the time of corona. For the European Youth Forum staff, this month marks a year of working remotely, so we wanted to sit down with our colleagues for a chat near the coffee machine, just as we used to. For the third edition, we spoke to Monika Skadborg, who was recently elected a Board Member of the European Youth Forum – how is she finding life at the Youth Forum?
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3 ideas to celebrate the power of youth work

04. 12. 2020
Last year in a conference full of young people and policy-makers, a state minister responsible for youth matters confused youth work with youth employment, when taking a question from the audience. An honest mistake one might think. And it was, no big deal. However, immediately it provoked some thoughts - do enough people outside of those very directly involved in youth work know what it is? 
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The Reinforced Youth Guarantee: Will it prevent the 'lockdown generation'?

02. 07. 2020
Yesterday the European Commission unveiled their ‘Youth Employment Support: A Bridge to Jobs’ package which includes a proposal for a Reinforced Youth Guarantee. At the press conference to launch the new measures, Commissioner Schmit recognised that young people risk becoming the victims of yet another economic downturn. This new policy package is meant to show young people they’re not being forgotten, that the EU is not leaving them behind.
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European Green Deal MUST provide meaningful youth participation

25. 06. 2020
The European Youth Forum came together with Generation Climate Europe, the largest European coalition of youth-led organisations focused specifically on environmental issues, to respond to the Commission's public consultation . We welcome the Climate Pact and the public consultation, and have taken this opportunity to share the youth perspective on citizen engagement in climate action. Broad societal engagement on climate and environment is key to a sustainable Europe and the success of the European Green Deal.
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Thank you for our successful online ExGA!

17. 06. 2020
On 6 June, we were very proud to host our first ever online Extraordinary General Assembly (ExGA). Despite the difficult circumstances, the event was able to bring our Members together and show that despite being separated, youth organisations remain united. We will continue to find ways of supporting each other, continuing our work and finding innovative solutions. 

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