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Have Your Say! manual in Albanian and Macedonian

23 June 2017

The OSCE mission to Skopje has produced, under the agreement with the Council of Europe, the Albanian and Macedonian versions of the Have your say! Manual – a publication of the Youth Department. This publication is based on the Congress Revised European Charter on the Participation of Young...

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Advisory Council on Youth - Statement on World Refugee Day

20 June 2017 Strasbourg, France

On World Refugee Day, the Advisory Council on Youth of the Council of Europe welcomes the Council of Europe’s Action Plan on Protecting Refugee and Migrant Children in Europe whilst emphasising the importance of supporting young people’s transition to adulthood and protecting their human rights...

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Deadline for applications: Tuesday, 11 July 2017, at CET 13:00 (1 p.m.)

World Forum for Democracy 2017

Youth training Strasbourg, 6th-7th November 2017 World Forum on Democracy, Strasbourg, 8th-10th November 2017 Strasbourg, France

Is Populism a problem? The sixth edition of the Council of Europe’s World Forum for Democracy will engage with decision-makers, young people and opinion-formers to review novel initiatives and approaches which can enhance democratic practices and help parties and media, but also other political...

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Coyote magazine: Open consultation

Coyote magazine is changing format and will become an online magazine in the near future. So we would welcome your opinions to enable us at the EU-CoE youth partnership to meet your wishes and needs as readers! Please fill in this short survey before 14 June 2017. Your responses will be...

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Deadline for applications: 22 June 2017 at 13:00 p.m, CET

Summer School - Young refugees as actors for social inclusion and intercultural dialogue

27 August-3 September 2017 CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS

Co-organised with the Global Platform for Syrian Students In cooperation with Kiron - Open Higher Education for Refugees and Voice of Young Refugees in Europe Aims and Objectives of the Summer School The Summer School follows on the experience and proposals of the 2016 seminar to develop the...

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New Recommendation to the Council of Europe member states on youth work

headline 2 June 2017 Strasbourg, France

Young people are a key resource for building a social and just Europe, and providing them with structured support is an important investment Europe has to make for its present and future. This is the underlying idea of the new Recommendation to the Council of Europe member states on youth work,...

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KDYS Killarney Youth Centre to receive the Council of Europe’s Quality Label for Youth Centres

1 June 2017 Strasbourg, France

On 6 June 2017, the Council of Europe will award its Quality Label to the KDYS Killarney Youth Centre in Ireland. This will be the tenth youth centre to receive this recognition of its achievements in promoting Council of Europe standards and values in youth policy and youth work. The award...

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Deadline for applications: 13.00 PM, Friday, 9th June 2017, CET

Training of Trainers in Human Rights Education with Young People (TOTHRE 2017)

23 June – 15 December 2017 / Residential seminar: 2 - 11 October 2017 (European Youth Centre Budapest)

This training course will support the role of youth organisations and develop the competences of trainers and multipliers to apply and develop quality human rights education with young people, especially at national and local level and to advocate for the further mainstreaming of human rights...

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UPCOMING IN EYC STRASBOURG

Study session: “Inclusion Culture – Promoting Leadership in Intercultural Understanding within Mixed-ability Groups”

28 May-4 June 2017 European Youth Centre Strasbourg, France

organised by the European Network on Independent Living Youth (ENIL Youth) and the Erasmus Student Network (ESN) in co-operation with the European Youth Centre Strasbourg Both ENILYouth and ESN hold Intercultural inclusive learning inclusion as a central theme in their work. But how inclusive...

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Handbook on Education with Youth People on the Roma Genocide

Second Edition of the Right to Remember

The Youth Department of the Council of Europe within the framework of the Roma Youth Action Plan project has recently made available the second edition of the Right to Remember – Handbook for Education with Youth People on the Roma Genocide. The handbook includes educational activities as well...

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Deadline for applications: 15 June 2017 at 14:00 CET

Mirrors training course on combating antigypsyism through Roma youth participation

11-16 September 2017 European Youth Centre Strasbourg, France

The Youth Department of the Council of Europe within the framework of the Roma Youth Action Plan project is organising a training course on combating antigypsyism through Roma youth participation to be held during 11-16 September at the European Youth Centre Strasbourg. The training course aims...

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Advisory Council on Youth concerned about new law in Hungary and risk of exposing unaccompanied asylum-seeking children to sexual violence

10 May 2017

The Advisory Council on Youth (CCJ) has joined Claude Janizzi, Chair of the Lanzarote Committee, and the National Youth Council of Hungary in expressing concern about a new law amending certain acts adopted by the Hungarian authorities. According to this law, unaccompanied asylum-seeking...

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Youth Peace Camp 2017

30 April - 7 May 2017 European Youth Centre Strasbourg, France

The annual Youth Peace Camp, organised by the Youth Department engages young people and youth organisations from conflict affected regions in dialogue and conflict transformation activities based on human rights education and intercultural learning during and after the camp. In 2017, between 30...

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Deadline: 22 May 2017 at 23:59, CET

Call for Proposals: Evaluation No Hate Speech Movement youth campaign 2016-2017

The Youth Department of the Council of Europe is seeking a consultant/s to conduct the evaluation of the No Hate Speech Movement (NHSM) youth campaign, according to the guidelines, requirements and criteria outlined in the call. The evaluation covers the period 2016-2017, including the...

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Deadline for applications EXTENDED: 24 May 2017, midnight CET

Access of young people to social rights - 50-50 training seminar Ukraine

12 – 17 June 2017 Kamianets-Podilskyi, Ukraine

Access of young people to social rights - 50-50 training seminar for specialists of national and local authorities and representatives of non-governmental organisations working with young people in Ukraine The Council of Europe Youth Department is organising together with Ministry of Youth and...

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Training Module for National and Municipal Civil Servants

BACKGROUND The Council of Europe carries out its governmental action in the field of youth through the European Steering Committee for Youth (CDEJ). This committee brings together ministries or public administrations in charge of youth affairs in the 50 States Parties to the European Cultural...

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Deadline for applications: 28 April 2017, 13:00 CET

8th European Platform of Youth Centres

27-29 June 2017 Vormingscentrum Destelheide, Dworp, Belgium

8th European Platform of Youth Centres The European Platform of Youth Centres is organised annually and is a platform for exchange and knowledge sharing among the centres associating to the Council of Europe. It ensures networking amongst centres recognised with the Quality Label and those...

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Deadline for applications: 31 May 2017 at midday CET

Call for youth representatives to sit on the Council of Europe’s Advisory Council on Youth (2018-2019)

January 2018 to December 2019

The Council of Europe’s youth sector works on the basis of a partnership between non-governmental youth organisations and governments, in what is known as the co-management system. This means that representatives from non-governmental youth organisations (NGYOs) and youth networks cooperate...

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Flexibility for the duration of international activities

At its December 2016 meeting, the Programming Committee on Youth decided that, as from January 2017, the European Youth Foundation (EYF) will not apply the 4 working days minimum duration as a hard criterion for one-off international activities and international activities within an annual work...

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