Category: Youth

Stronger ties between the European Commission and local authorities are “a win-win endeavour”

EU’s cities and regions are looking forward to strengthening further their cooperation with the European Commission in the fields of research and innovation, education and culture. Through the Joint Action Plan which enters its second year, regions and cities will play their part in the success of the European Year

In 2022, we must place youth at the centre of our Green Deal and climate policies

The 8th meeting of the Green Deal Going Local working group focused on an assessment of Glasgow’s COP26 climate conclusions and the prospects for enhanced cooperation with the United Nations in view of the next COP27 summit, due to take place in Egypt in 2022. Members exchanged on the 2022

European Year of Youth 2022 needs a strong social and local dimension

Europe’s regions and cities have welcomed the proposal to designate 2022 as the European Year of Youth. The resolution adopted today by the European Committee of the Regions’ plenary session underlines the key role of local and regional authorities in promoting youth participation in local democracy and urges to mainstream

Mediterranean citizens and Mediterranean Sea need special attention from EU

The European Union should make improving the health of the Mediterranean Sea one of the priorities of its cooperation with countries in its southern neighbourhood, the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) has said in recommendations that also praise the EU for making support for youth entrepreneurship central to its

The Bratislava – Petržalka Youth Parliament debates how the European Green Deal can make the city of Bratislava greener and healthier

The Young Elected Politicians programme of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) and the Bratislava – Petržalka Youth Parliament organised a digital info session and debate on the opportunities associated with the European Green Deal – the EU’s strategy to reach climate neutrality by 2050. The debate was the

Manifesto for young people by young people to shape the european cooperation policy

The idea behind this manifesto was to give youth a voice, to express what young people expect from territorial cooperation in the future. It is therefore addressed to policy makers at EU, national, regional and local level, as well as project beneficiaries, organisations interested in EU cohesion and of course

Regions and cities call for bolder support to cultural and creative sectors to cope with dramatic economic losses

Regions and cities are calling for coordinated support from the EU and Member States to relaunch the cultural and creative sectors that are among the most affected by the COVID-19 crisis and national lockdowns. In a debate with Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, members

EEA and Norway Grants: Fund for Youth Employment

Key questions for “Unlocking Youth Potential” On September 1, 2020, EEA and Norway Grants supported by Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway opened a call for “Unlocking Youth Potential”. As the Grants contribute to a more socially and economically equal Europe, the current Call targets NEET (Not in Education, Employment, or Training)

New interactive maps related to Youth Work are now online

  Map 1 – quality assurance​ A new set of interactive maps have been published on the Youth Wiki platform. The first map is on quality assurance in Youth Work. Powered by WPeMatico