Youth - Young people building Europe

Quality in non-formal education and training

Background documents 

The Trainers’ Pool of the Youth Department 

TP Presentation / How to become a member? / For external partners: how to use the TP?

Being a consultant in the Study sessions 

Useful information for study sessions (Financial, administrative & other relevant documentation)


The overall aim is to make sure the Youth Programme 2003-2005 is of a high quality and gains the widest possible exposure through:

  • maintaining and improving the quality of the education and training carried outby the Council of Europe's youth sector;
  • supporting the work of youth NGOs in Europe and, in particular, innovative projects which encourage young people to play a more active role in public life;
  • ensuring the activities of the youth sector of the Council of Europe gain the maximum public impact and exposure.

Selected activities: 

  • Training course: ''Introduction to Organising International Youth Activities''
  • Training for trainers involved in Euro-Mediterranean Youth Work
  • Training course for European Youth Centres study sessions programme

Selection of publications: 

  • The Council of Europe and Youth: Thirty Years Experience, (2002). The evolution of the Council of Europe's youth sector between 1972 and 2002
  • T-Kits: A series of educational and training publications produced in co-operation with the European Commission. All available on line at