Youth - Young people building Europe



2010-2012 PROGRAMME OF THE YOUTH SECTOR

“Developing European youth co-operation through youth policy, youth work and non-formal education/learning”

This document presents the projects which constitute the programme of the youth sector for the period 2010-2012 as adopted by the Joint Council on Youth.

It should be noted that the project number 4 concerns mainly intergovernmental co-operation.

Project N1
“Human rights and democracy: youth policy and youth work promoting the core values of the Council of Europe”

Project N 2
“Living together in diverse societies: youth policy and youth work promoting intercultural dialogue”

Project N 3
“Social inclusion of young people”

Project N 4
“Policy approaches and instruments benefiting young people and children”

Moreover, the Joint Council on Youth decided for each project on the priorities which should be applied in 2011. Youth NGOs applying for financial support for activities taking place in 2011 should refer to these priorities.

Project N. 1:“Human rights and democracy: youth policy and youth work promoting the Council of Europe’s core values”

  • 1.1 Human rights education for and with children and young people1
  • 1.2 Youth participation, democratic citizenship and the development of youth work and youth organisations
  • 1.3 Promoting gender equality through youth policy and youth work
  • 1.4 Increasing the role of youth organisations in environment and sustainable development issues

Project N 2:“Living together in diverse societies: youth policy and youth work promoting intercultural dialogue”

  • 2.1 Intercultural youth work in a multicultural environment
  • 2.2 Promoting responses to racism, intolerance violence and discrimination
  • 2.3 Youth work for peace-building, conflict prevention and transformation
  • 2.4 Promoting global solidarity and cooperation

Project N 3:“Social inclusion of young people”

  • 3.1 Responses to exclusion and marginalisation of young people and measures to facilitate their access to social rights
  • 3.2 Non-formal education as a means of facilitating young people’s social inclusion
  • 3.3 Addressing the social inclusion of young migrants, refugees, asylum seekers and internally displaced persons
  • 3.4 The role of youth work and youth policy in promoting intergenerational dialogue and solidarity
  • 3.5 Mainstreaming participation of young people with special needs in European youth activities

Project N 4:“Policy approaches and instruments benefiting young people and children”

  • 4.1 Supporting youth and child policy development at national level, particularly through policy reviews and advisory missions
  • 4.2 Enhancing international co-operation in the field of youth and child policy
  • 4.3 Promoting youth mobility
  • 4.4 Youth information and counselling
  • 4.5 Promoting co-operation in the field of child and youth research

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1. Council of Europe youth policy addresses children and young people from the age 10/12, not below