Deadline for applications is Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 13:00 CET

Seminar "Youth participation in Internet Governance"

24-26 October 2017 European youth Centre Strasbourg, France

The seminar “Youth participation in Internet Governance” will explore how participation of young people in shaping the Internet can be ensured without reproducing and creating new patterns of exclusion and will formulate recommendations for future action to be taken by the Youth Department of the...

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Declaration, Key Actions and Expected Outcomes

Learning to Live Together - Conference on the Future of Citizenship and Human Rights Education in Europe

25 July 2017 Strasbourg, France

Declaration, Key Actions and Expected Outcomes on Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights Learning to Live Together: a Shared Commitment to Democracy - Conference on the Future of Citizenship and Human Rights Education in Europe Strasbourg, 20 – 22 June 2017 Read full document

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Remembering the victims of hate crime

22 July 2017

The Advisory Council on Youth supports the Action Day for Victims of Hate Crime Read the statement

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Call for participants

Study Session: Empowering Young Refugees

9-15 October 2017 European Youth Centre Strasbourg

Voices of Young Refugees in Europe is organizing on 09-15 October 2017 at the European Youth Centre Strasbourg a study session aiming at empowering young refugees to take an active role in their new communities and contribute to positive change of the existing image about refugees. See the call...

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Deadline for applications: 23 August 2017 at Noon CET

Utoya training course on Counter and Alternative Narratives

16-20 October 2017 Utoya island, Norway

The ‘Training course on Counter and Alternative Narratives to hate Speech’ develops the competences of youth workers, youth leaders and educators to use the manual We CAN! with young people. It is organised on 16-20 October 2017 at Utoya island, Norway, by the European Wergeland Centre and Youth...

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Bookmarks training event in Pécs, Hungary

1-2 July 2017 Pécs, Hungary

The first of a series of trainings utilizing the Hungarian edition of Bookmarks was held on July 1-2, 2017 in Pécs, Hungary. The event was supported by the Council of Europe Youth Department and is part of the local series of activities organised in coordination with the European Youth Centre...

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Deadline for applications: 31 July 2017 at 14:00 CET / 31 Iulie 2017, ora 14:00 CET

Regional training course on Roma youth participation and self-organisation / Curs de formare regional în domeniul participării şi propriei organizări a tinerilor romi

28 - 31 August 2017 Chișinău, Republic of Moldova

The Youth Department of the Council of Europe within the framework of the Roma Youth Action Plan project will organize a regional training course on youth participation and self-organisation of Roma young people from Republic of Moldova and Romania. The training course will take place during 28 -...

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Advisory Council on Youth condemns violations of LGBTQI persons’ human rights in Turkey

3 July 2017 Strasbourg, France

© Şener Yılmaz Aslan / MOKU photo The Advisory Council on Youth has strongly condemned the violations of LGBTQI persons’ human rights in Turkey following the ban of the Istanbul LGBTI+ Pride March for the third year in a row. Voicing their concerns together, the International Lesbian, Gay,...

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Deadline for applications: 2 p.m (CET) on 24 July 2017

IX International Youth Camp “Dialogue”

23 to 27 August 2017 Kaluga region, Russian Federation

The Council of Europe Youth Department is co-organising in cooperation with the National Youth Council of Russia and with support of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation the IX International Youth Camp “Dialogue” to be held from 23 to 27 August 2017 at the...

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Just published

Human Rights Education in Action - Practices of Human Rights Education with and by young people

25 June 2017

This publication aims to share good practices of Human Rights Education. The good practices come in a variety of forms, from training courses and publications to educational tools and strategies, and are primarily based on the principles and methodology of non-formal education. The intention is...

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Just published

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 awarded its Quality Label to the KDYS Killarney Youth Centre in Ireland. This is 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 ceremony took...

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Help us making Compasito better!

Compasito editorial review

Dear friends, human rights educators, It has been 10 years now since we have launched the COMPASITO, the manual on Human Rights Education for Children. To honor its anniversary, the Council of Europe has undertaken to update it and make it fit for the next 10 years! In order to integrate the...

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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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