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The Council of Europe – ERYICA partnership  


Since April 1997, the Council of Europe maintains a Partnership Agreement with the European Youth Information and Counselling Agency (ERYICA), based on Recommendation No R (90) 7 of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe concerning information and counselling for young people in Europe.

The partnership agreement has been established to promote and develop European cooperation in Youth Information and counselling, in particular by organising training activities for professionals involved in Youth Information and counselling.


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About ERYICA

ERYICA is an international non-profit-making association, created in 1986, which aims to ensure European co-ordination and representation in the field of youth information and counselling and to develop a European Network of youth information and counselling services.

For further information please visit the website of ERYICA at: www.eryica.org

Publications

“Youth information Starter Kit” (2010)
The Youth information Starter Kit will give a first insight in what Youth Information is, the underlying working principles and missions, how to start creating Youth Information Services and some practical information on what the different European structures have to offer to those who want to step into the world of Youth Information.

Publications

 




Youth information starter kit


Youth information starter kit – French version

 
   

Youth information starter kit – German version

 
   

Youth information starter kit – Turkish version

 
   

Youth information starter kit – Russian version

 
   

Youth information starter kit – Spanish version

 
   

Youth information starter kit – Macedonian version

 
   

Youth information starter kit – Italian version
To be published in July 2014

 
   

Youth information starter kit – Polish version
To be published in October 2014

 


Activities of the Partnership Agreement

The main events and activities organised in the framework of the Partnership agreement have been, in the respective years:

  • 2011 - Conference on the History of Youth Information (partial support)

This conference took place in Opatija, Croatia on April 17th 2011 on the occasion of ERYICA’s 25th Anniversary, coinciding with the European Youth Information Day. The conference gathered prominent figures that have worked in the past 25 years, are active in youth information and committed to its development. Our ambition is to evaluate the development of youth information and counselling in the last 25 years and identify common and new challenges for its development.

  • 2010 - Colloquy “Bridging the gap” in Budapest, Hungary

The colloquy “Bridging the gap” took place on dates 21-24 September, 2010 in the premises of the European Youth Centre in the heart of Budapest, Hungary. Main aim of the colloquy was to bring together European Youth Information workers from contrasting international Youth Information backgrounds and develop together input and ideas for future Youth Information projects and policy.

Related documents: Report of the Colloquy
Papers:Bridging the gap - Budapest 2010 - Patrick Daniels

  • 2009 - European Seminar “Youth Policy and Youth Information” (partial support)

The seminar “Youth Policy and Youth Information” took place on dates 1 – 6 December, 2009 in Rotterdam (NL). It was aimed at enabling current and prospective actors in the field to meet and learn from each other, to discuss and share issues, solutions, to design projects and display good practice by interacting also with European institutional stakeholders. The project has fostered regional cooperation by supporting the creation of networks, partnerships and projects in the Western Balkans, South East Europe, the Baltic Region and amongst well-established generalist youth information structures.

Related documents: Final report_Seminar Rotterdam_Dec09

  • 2008 - European seminar “Youth Policy and Youth Information: Europe and Montenegro” (partial support)

The Seminar “Youth Policy and Youth Information: Europe and Montenegro” took place on dates 8 – 13 December, 2008 in Tivat (Montenegro). It has been set up as an opportunity to develop youth information in the Western Balkans and boost the enhancement of the youth policy in the target countries by gathering selected participants and enabling them to discuss and share issues, solutions, projects and good practice with European stakeholders.

Related documents: Tivat_Report_2008

  • 2007 - Colloquy “The future of Youth Information in Europe”

The colloquy “The future of Youth Information in Europe” took place on dates 26-27 November, 2007 in the European Youth Centre Budapest, Hungary. Main aim of the colloquy was to develop inputs concerning policy and practice in the field of youth information and counselling, which could be integrated into the political and strategic document “Council of Europe youth policy: AGENDA 2020”.

Related documents: “Eryica_Colloquy2007_Report_final”

Papers: “Cangelosi_Development of YI in Europe”,
“Selwyn_Future of YI in Europe”

Important documents