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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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#NextGenerationEU must not leave our generation behind!

28. 05. 2020
Yesterday on 27 May, the European Commission presented its revamped proposal for the next long-term budget (Multiannual Financial Framework, MFF) for 2021-2027. The financial and social impact of the Covid-19 pandemic is shattering and the Commission is also seeking to rapidly aid the Union and Member States with a new ‘recovery instrument’ called Next Generation EU.
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Skip the cappuccino. Invest in youth.

19. 02. 2020
What if spending an additional €3 per month for every young person in the European Union could make a real difference in their lives?  Building on the EU 7 year budget proposal by the European Council, the European Youth Forum urges the Heads of the EU Member States to invest an extra €3 per month per young person living in the EU over the next 7 years, in addition to what is already on the table. 
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New team of Commissioners - what about the ‘Youth Way of Life’?

13. 09. 2019
On Tuesday 10 September, Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen announced the new team of European Commissioners and their portfolios for the next five years. Tasked with some of the biggest issues facing Europe today, this team of Commissioners will be responsible for everything from protecting our planet to shaping the future of our societies.

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