Partnership Agreement with ERYICA

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 co-operation in Youth Information and counselling, in particular by organising training activities for professionals involved in Youth Information and counselling. ERYICA’s role is to foster co-operation in the field of youth information work and services; to develop, support and promote quality general youth information policy and practice at all levels; and to ensure that the information needs of young people and the principles of the European Youth Information Charter are respected.

 

  NEW! in the framework of the ERYICA-CoE Partnership Agreement a survey report was produced on "Ukrainian displaced youth: Identifying information needs and aspirations''

The European Youth Information Quality Label is designed and implemented for and with young people and linked to a set of quality assessment criteria, mechanisms and tools. Once the organisation receives the label, they can label the different youth information products and services they provide. The Label is available for public or private non-profit organisations that provide youth information services in Council of Europe member states;  European Youth Information Quality Label presentation

  ERYICA and Eurodesk have joined forces and developed YouthInfoComp - the Youth Information Worker Competence Framework. It is a first on European level, and intends to support the profession of youth information worker and its recognition in member states. 

  In the framework of the Partnership Agreement between the Council of Europe and ERYICA, the two organisations published the Youth Information and Counselling in Europe in 2020 booklet

Activities in 2022 ERYICA tools and resourcesGood practices during Covid-19 Background documents

 The guide Greening Youth Information Services provides tips and examples of good practices related to designing and providing greener youth services. It provides examples on how to inform, engage and support young people on environmental sustainability and climate action

What is 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

Co-operation

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

Revised Partnership agreement between the European Youth Information and Counselling Agency (ERYICA) and the Council of Europe (Committee of Ministers 1347th meeting, 29 May 2019)

Decisions: the Committee of Ministers approved 1. the above-mentioned Revised Partnership Agreement as it appears in document CM(2019)76; 2. authorised the Secretary General to sign the above-mentioned Revised Partnership Agreement.

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