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Forum 21 - European Journal on Child and Youth Policy
Forum 21 - European Journal on Child and Youth Research

Forum21 publishes two journals twice a year:

Forum21 is a European and international information and communication project of IJAB, Germany, INJEP, France, and The NYA, United Kingdom. This collaboration ran from April 2003 to December 2010.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION[17/8/2011]

In accordance with new reform plans for shaping European child and youth related policies and with raising the importance of promoting child and youth policy related dialogue Forum21 is in a process of restructuring and widening the framework of cooperation for setting new future oriented goals for our two worldwide unique Journals.

Especially in times of economic austerity our commitment is also oriented towards reshuffling the financial basis for the production of the Journals. This is why this June 2011 issue is published only in an electronic version to being hosted on the youth website of the Council of Europe.

The purpose of these specialist publications with a distinctive profile of a broad European dimension of child and youth policy is to bring national youth policies closer together and keep the ongoing European and international dialogue about the key problems of national and supranational child and youth policies on a solid, high-level foundation in terms of content, expertise and politics.

The main goal of both journals is to support a closer European and international cooperation in the field of child and youth policy as well as the dialogue between policy makers, researchers and practitioners.

The Journals promote putting the main emphasis of the whole diverse range of specialist fields of child and youth policies and the models put forward in an endeavour to solve individual problem areas to a European and international audience for discussion.

The 2008 newly published Forum21 – European Journal on Child and Youth Research has set itself the task to close the gap by a new approach at the international level: the articles published in the Journal are all summaries of research results, which already have been published and are relevant for policy makers and practitioners. They represent a targeted selection, which is linked to current international and national developments and political planning and thus provides informational support to decision-makers in politics and practice. The papers in the Journal are neither published in view of an academic recognition of their content nor are they intended as subject for an academic discussion.

Both Journals are published on the website www.coe.int/youth/forum21 in an electronic full text version in English, French and German by the Directorate of Youth and Sport of the Council of Europe based on common goals of favouring a European and international dialogue about key issues of child and youth policies. From No 9/June 2007 of the European Journal on Child and Youth Policy as well as from No 1/June 2008 of the European Journal on Child and Youth Research, full texts are available also in Russian.

The structure of the printed version of the Journals – distributed in 187 countries in all regions of the United Nations with contributions in three possible languages – English, French and German – and detailed abstracts in the other two languages ensures wide access to the information concerned.

Forum21
European Journal on Child and Youth Policy

Revue européenne de politique de l’enfance et de la jeunesse
Europäische Zeitschrift für Kinder- und Jugendpolitik
N°17 – June/juin 2011

Forum21
European Journal on Child and Youth Research

Revue européenne de recherche sur l’enfance et la jeunesse
Europäische Zeitschrift für Kinder- und Jugendforschung
N° 7 – June/juin 2011

Forum21
European Journal on Child and Youth Policy

Revue européenne de politique de l’enfance et de la jeunesse
Europäische Zeitschrift für Kinder- und Jugendpolitik
N°16 – December/décembre 2010

Forum21
European Journal on Child and Youth Research

Revue européenne de recherche sur l’enfance et la jeunesse
Europäische Zeitschrift für Kinder- und Jugendforschung
N° 6 – December/décembre 2010

Forum21
Policy No 15 – June/juin 2010

Forum21
Research No 5 – June/juin 2010

Forum21
Policy No 14 – December/décembre 2009

Forum21
Research No 4 – December/décembre 2009

Forum21
Policy No 13 – June/juin 2009

Forum21
Research No 3 – June/juin 2009

Forum21
Policy No 12 – December/décembre 2008

Forum21
Research No 2 – December/décembre 2008

Forum21
Policy No 11 – June/juin 2008

Forum21
Research No 1 – June/juin 2008

Forum 21
N°10 – December/décembre 2007

Forum 21
N°9– June/juin 2007

Forum 21
N°7-8 – November/novembre 2006

Forum 21
N°5-6 – March/mars 2006

Forum 21
N°4 – June/juin 2005

Forum 21
N°3 - December/décembre 2004

Forum 21
N°2 – December/décembre 2003

Forum 21
N°1 - April/avril 2003

Nature of the co-operation between the Journal and the Council of Europe 

The support on defining and implementing appropriate youth policies at national, regional and local levels is a priority of the Council of Europe’s youth sector. In pursuing this priority, the Directorate of Youth and Sport of the Council of Europe advises member states on this issue through study visits and a system of international reviews of national youth policies, organises expert meetings and seminars on youth policy development, involving representatives of both governmental and non-governmental youth sectors, and produces publications on the topic. In view of the common goal and interest and in order to create synergy and to make the European Journal on Youth Policy accessible to a large public, the Directorate of Youth and Sport co-operates with the editors of the Journal by publishing it on its website.

Contact addresses 

IJAB
Mr Stefan Becsky
Co-ordinator of the Editorial Board
Godesberger Allee 142-148
D-53175 Bonn
becsky@ijab.de
www.ijab.de

NYA
Mr Andy Hopkinson
Media Services
The National Youth Agency
Eastgate House
19-23 Humberstone Road
UK-Leicester LE5 3GJ
andyh@nya.org.uk

www.nya.org.uk

INJEP
Mr Patrick Bacry
Chef d’unité (UDIP)
11, rue Paul Leplat
F-78160 Marly-le-roi
bacry@injep.fr
www.injep.fr

Disclaimer and legal notice: 

“All contents of the website version of the European Journal on Youth Policies copyright © Council of Europe 2002, and following years. All rights reserved.

While every effort is made to ensure that information available on this website is accurate and does not contain any error, neither can be guaranteed. The Council of Europe shall endeavour to correct any errors brought to its attention as soon as possible.

The Council of Europe accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever with regard to the material on this website or arising from the subsequent use of the information.

Views expressed in the European Journal on Youth Policies do not necessarily express the official view of the Council of Europe or its member States.”