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Youth Policy

To empower young people to achieve their full potential and prosper in today’s society, we need quality youth policy.

Youth policy should aim to fullfil the rights of all young people regardless of their background, to provide support, resources and opportunities in all areas of their lives. 

Young voices are key to ensuring this becomes a reality and it is crucial that young people and youth organisations are involved at all stages of policy-making - from problem identification to, development, implementation and evaluation of policies. 

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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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The European Youth Blueprint To Recovery

We, the young generation, might not be the most hit by the COVID-19 health crisis, but its consequences will form our disadvantage for decades to come, if no measures are taken. Since the beginning of the crisis, the European Youth Forum has worked to ensure that no young person was left behind and that youth organisations were supported in their solidarity actions. With this European Youth Blueprint to Recovery, we present a series of policy recommendations aiming at influencing the institutional response to the crisis.
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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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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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