The Enter! Youth Week 'Our Rights, Our Lives !’ was held in Strasbourg from 7-11 July 2019.
Enter! is a project of the Council of Europe to identify and support youth work and youth policy responses to violence, exclusion and discrimination affecting young people in Europe, especially in disadvantaged neighbourhoods.
In 2015, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted Recommendation CMRec(2015)3 (the Enter! Recommendation) on access of young people from disadvantaged neighbourhoods to social rights.
The recommendation calls on member states to implement public policies that take into consideration the specific situations and needs of young people from disadvantaged neighbourhoods to prevent and eradicate poverty, discrimination, violence and exclusion.
Enter! is supported by a user-friendly guide for the implementation of the recommendation – Taking it Seriously.
The project activities are centred around training courses for youth workers and their local level projects as well as various publications. A game for young people to learn about social rights - Enter! Dignityland - supports learning and action.