29 Jun 2022 11:56:00
Young people should stand up against populism, nationalism and extremism that risk silencing their voices, says Secretary GeneralStrasbourg,France 28 June 2022
28 Jun 2022 15:46:0028 June 2022
The World Forum for Democracy is a unique platform for political decision-makers and activists...
24 Jun 2022 17:01:0024 June 2022
The National Training Course in Human Rights Education Compass “Education for Life: Human Rights...
24 Jun 2022 16:50:00
HRM King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands meets with young people in the European Youth Centre Strasbourg (EYCS)European Youth Centre Strasbourg 23 JUNE 2022
On the occasion of his visit to Strasbourg to address the Parliamentary Assembly, HRM King Willem...
21 Jun 2022 11:21:00
Training Course on Human Rights Education for youth centres in the Council of Europe Quality Label networkEuropean Youth Centre Budapest 21 June 2022
The annual training course on Human Rights Education for the youth centres in the network of the...
The Youth Department is part of the Directorate of Democratic Participation within the Directorate General of Democracy (“DGII”) of the Council of Europe. The youth programmes of the Council of Europe are an integral part of a wealth of initiatives aimed at the development of a common European cultural identity.
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The platform provides an on-line space for interacting, knowledge and information sharing both for the participants and trainers of youth activities of the Council of Europe.
The Roma Youth Action Plan is a response of the Council of Europe to challenges faced by Roma young people in Europe, particularly in relation to their empowerment, participation in policy decision-making processes and structures at European level.
The Enter! project aims at the development of youth policy and youth work responses to situations of exclusion, discrimination and violence affecting young people, particularly in multicultural disadvantaged neigh-bourhoods.
This site provides an overview of some of the main initiatives of the Youth Sector to support Youth initiatives for an inclusive and peaceful society for Youth in Europe and globally.
This is an online tool that helps individuals, teams and organisations doing youth work around Europe to understand their competence and to develop it more effectively.
This site provides information about the No Hate Speech Movement which is a youth campaign against hate speech and for human rights online of the Council of Europe, its objectives, who is involved, campaign materials and publications.
The on-line version of Compass, the manual for human rights education with young people.
A project to promote the European Youth Centres of the Council of Europe as standard-setting instruments and examples of good practice for youth policy, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe welcomed the initiative for an initial pilot phase of three years, starting in 2010.
The project of the Youth Department of the Council of Europe on Human Rights Education is a direct contribution of the core mission of the organisation to promote and protect human rights.
The Living Library is a tool that seeks to challenge prejudice and discrimination. It works just like a normal library: visitors can browse the catalogue for the available titles, choose the book they want to read, and borrow it for a limited period of time.