CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: “REMEMBRANCE AND LEARNING FROM THE WORLD WAR II” A training seminar about young people and remembrance in Europe / Заявка на участие: «ПАМЯТЬ И УРОКИ ВТОРОЙ МИРОВОЙ ВОЙНЫ» Тренинг-семинар для молодежи по сохранению исторической памяти в Европе

18-21 December 2018 / 17-21 декабря 2018 Moscow, Russian Federation / Москва, Российская Федерация

The Council of Europe Youth Department and the National Youth Council of Russia are со-organising the V International Seminar “Remembrance and learning from the Second World War” to be held from 17 to 21 December 2018 in Moscow (Russian Federation). The training seminar aims to strengthen the...

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Deadline for applications: 22 November 2018

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Consultative Meeting "Intercultural Learning in the educational approaches and practices of the European Youth Centre"

4 – 6 December 2018 European Youth Centre Budapest, Hungary

The consultative meeting sets out to discover and analyse different phases of the discourse on intercultural learning and non-formal education and the development of related educational practices in the past years till today, considering milestones such as the international youth year, the All...

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Civil society under threat?

7-8 November 2018 Strasbourg, France

In spite of the fact that an independent and empowered civil society is an essential component of a healthy democratic system, increasingly, civil society organisations, including those representing Europe’s young people, are facing increasing infringements on their freedom of association,...

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Young people accessing rights: guidelines on how to make it happen!

19 October 2018 Strasbourg, France

At its meeting on 16 and 17 October 2018, the Joint Council on Youth (CMJ) adopted a set of guidelines, the purpose of which is to improve young people’s access to rights. The guidelines are addressed to member states’ national, local and regional authorities, but also youth councils and civil...

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Green light for the 2020-21 priorities and mainstreaming disability issues

19 October 2018 Strasbourg, France

At a particularly well-attended Joint Council on Youth (CMJ) meeting, the governmental and non-governmental representatives in the youth sector’s co-managed decision-making committee made a number of landmark decisions and proved again the value of this co-operation. The CMJ adopted the draft...

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INTRODUCTORY SEMINAR 25 NOVEMBER – 2 DECEMBER 2018

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: YOUTH. TOGETHER social inclusion of refugees through youth work LONG-TERM TRAINING COURSE

NOVEMBER 2018 - DECEMBER 2019

YOUTH.TOGETHER seeks to reduce the risks of social exclusion and violence that young refugees, especially minors in transition to adulthood, are exposed to. It supports the social inclusion of young refugees and their access to education, self‐development and autonomy through youth work and...

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Reviewing this year’s activities and deciding future priorities

Taking stock and looking to the future

16 October 2018 Strasbourg, France

Meeting in the European Youth Centre in Strasbourg on 16 and 17 October, the co-managed Joint Council on Youth will be both looking to the past and to the future. As the end of the year approaches, the Joint Council will assess the implementation of the 2018-19 priorities and of the...

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: International expert seminar "Young people's access to rights" / Международный образовательный семинар «Практики молодёжной политики и молодёжной работы по вопросам доступа молодёжи к правам»

25-28 November 2018 / 25-28 Ноября 2018 года Moscow, Russian Federation / Москва, Российская Федерация

The Council of Europe Youth Department, the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation and the National Youth Council of Russia co-organise the International expert seminar “YOUNG PEOPLE’S ACCESS TO RIGHTS: Learning and sharing experiences in youth policy and youth work”....

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: “50-50” Euro-Arab training course "Youth Participation and Gender Equality"

17-20 November 2018 (working days) Doha, Qatar

The Euro-Arab training course "Youth Participation and Gender Equality" focuses on ways to increase meaningful youth participation based on the principles of the Council of Europe Revised Charter on the Participation of Young People in Local and Regional Life and relevant similar dispositions in...

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Quality Label Exploratory visit to wannseeFORUM Youth Centre, Berlin

19-20 September 2018 Berlin, Germany

The wannseeFORUM Youth Centre on the outskirts of Berlin welcomes young people from all over the world who want to delve into the core values of democracy. On the 19th and 20th of September, experts of the Council of Europe visited the historic venue in which the centre is located, to assess its...

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Application deadline: 10 October at 18:00 CET / Paskutinė prašymų pateikimų data – 2018 m. spalio 10 d. 18.00 val.

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS - Workshop on education with young people in Lithuania about the Roma genocide / KVIETIMAS DALYVIAMS - MOKOMASIS SEMINARAS LIETUVOS JAUNIMUI APIE ROMŲ GENOCIDĄ

headline 6 – 8 November 2018 / 2018 m. lapkričio 6–8 d. Vilnius, Lithuania / Vilnius, Lietuva

The Youth Department is organising a training workshop on education with young people in Lithuania about the Roma genocide to be held during 6-9 November in Vilnius, Lithuania. The training workshop will aim to develop the competences and motivation of 25 youth leaders and human rights activists...

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International Day of Democracy - Statement by the Advisory Council on Youth

15 September 2018

On the International Day of Democracy, the Advisory Council on Youth calls for more efforts to restore and increase confidence in democracy in Europe. Read the statement by the Advisory Council on Youth on the International Day of Democracy

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Extended deadline for applications: 24 September 2018, 13:00 p.m (CET)

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: International seminar “From Policy to Practice: Youth Work Supporting Access of Young People to Social Rights” / Заявка на участие - Международный тренинг-семинар «От политики к практике: молодёжная работа в поддержку доступа молодёжи к социальным правам»

24-27 October 2018 Kazan, Russian Federation

The international seminar will explore the role of youth work in supporting young people’s access to social rights. Furthermore, it will foster peer-exchange on the approaches and frameworks of cooperation between local authorities and youth workers, in order to promote social inclusion for young...

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Deadline for applications: 7 October 2018 at 14:00 CET

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Seminar on the role of Roma youth in policy and decision-making bodies and structures

19-20 November 2018 European Youth Centre Strasbourg

The Council of Europe within the framework of the Roma Youth Action Plan project is organizing a seminar on the role of Roma youth in policy and decision-making bodies and structures, scheduled to take place during 19-20 November 2018 at the European Youth Centre Strasbourg. The seminar will...

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Deadline for applications: 1 October 2018

Call for activities to be held in co-operation with the European Youth Centres in Strasbourg and Budapest - 2nd semester 2019

1 September 2018

The Youth Department of the Council of Europe invites non-governmental youth organisations, networks and other non-governmental structures involved in areas of youth work relevant to the Council of Europe's youth policy to submit applications for activities to be held in co-operation with the...

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Call for tender - catering services (2019-2023) - European Youth Centre Budapest

9 August 2018 European Youth Centre Budapest

A new call for tender for the catering services for the European Youth Centre Budapest (EYCB) has been launched with a deadline of 12 October 2018.

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Deadline for applicatons: 27 October 2018, at 23:59 Central European Time

Together Have Your Say! - “50-50” Training Course (Armenia ) 2018 / Մասնակցության հրավեր - Միասին ասեք ձեր խոսքը

5-10 November 2018. Ijevan, Armenia 5-10 նոյեմբեր. ՀՀ, քաղաք Իջևան

“50-50” training course for specialists from public authorities working with young people and representatives of youth non-governmental organisations in Armenia Aims and objectives of the course The course aims to improve participants’ competences to develop youth participation in youth policy...

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Deadline for application: 9 September 2018

Brain Drain or Brain Gain?

28-30 October 2018 Zagreb, Croatia

The Seminar «Brain drain or brain gain?” will take place in Zagreb, Croatia, on 28-30 October 2018 as part of the programme of the Croatian Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (18 May - 21 November 2018). Three partners joined forces for its implementation: the...

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Deadline for application: 30 September 2018

Routes4Youth Network

Routes4U Project, joint programme between the Council of Europe and the European Commission, is looking for young professionals to create a “Routes4Youth network” on regional development through the Cultural Routes in the Adriatic-Ionian, Alpine, Baltic Sea and Danube Region. If you are between...

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Deadline for applications: 31 August 2018 / Date limite : 31 août 2018

Cooperation with local authorities / Coopération avec les collectivités locales

Deadline for applications: 31 August 2018 / Date limite : 31 août 2018

The Youth Department of the Council of Europe encourages and supports local and regional authorities to devise and set in place specific activities or project which contribute to the implementation of the Enter! Recommendation. Le Service de la jeunesse du Conseil de l’Europe vise à encourager et...

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Deadline for applications EXTENDED: 28 August 2018, 13:00 PM (CET)

TRAINING COURSE FOR FACILITATORS OF STUDY SESSIONS HELD BY YOUTH ORGANISATIONS IN COOPERATION WITH EUROPEAN YOUTH CENTRES

1-6 October 2018 European Youth Centre Budapest, Hungary

The 2018 edition of the training course aims to introduce the revised Manual for facilitators which is currently being finalised as a result of the evaluation of study sessions carried out in 2015. The Manual offers updates and new topics which are important for the quality in delivering Study...

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European Youth Event 2018

EYE 2018 - Living Library

1-2 June 2018 Strasbourg, France

The Youth Department of the Council of Europe partnered with the European Parliament and the European Youth Forum at the European Youth Event (EYE) in Strasbourg on 1 and 2 June where 8000 young people from Europe attended. One of the seven activities run by the Youth Department was a Living...

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Living Library in the city of Caen

"In Europe, a Push to Fight Discrimination Through Living Libraries"

7-8 June 2018 Caen, France

The latest Living Library took place in the city of Caen on 7-8 June 2018. Read the article by Lisa Bryant on voanews.com

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World Refugee Day

20 June 2018

On World Refugee Day, the Advisory Council on Youth (CCJ) welcomes the Council of Europe’s work to protect refugee and migrant children in Europe whilst emphasising the importance of including young refugees in seeking solutions to their situation. Today, we mark World Refugee Day with record...

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A FUNDAMENTAL STEP TOWARDS MORE QUALITY-CENTERED YOUTH WORK

9TH EUROPEAN PLATFORM of YOUTH CENTRES

5-6 June 2018 European Youth Centre Budapest, Hungary

The 9th European Platform of Youth Centres takes place on 5-6 June and will be hosted by the European Youth Centre Budapest. The meeting will bring together representatives from almost 20 youth centres across Europe – Council of Europe Quality Label awarded youth centres as well as candidate...

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Deadline for applications: 3 June 2018

“Together Have Your Say!”: training course on democratic citizenship and youth participation for specialists from government bodies working with youth, and representatives of youth non-governmental organizations from the Republic of Azerbaijan

23 -29 June 2018 European Youth Centre Strasbourg, France

The Council of Europe Youth Department in co-operation with the Ministry on Youth and Sport of the Republic of Azerbaijan is launching the call for participants for a National training-course on democratic citizenship and youth participation for specialists from public authorities working with...

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Shaping a new strategy for the youth sector

15-16 May 2018 European Youth Centre Strasbourg

The main stakeholders brainstormed the content of a new Council of Europe youth sector strategy for 2020 to 2030 in the European Youth Centre Strasbourg this week. During two days of intensive debate and reflection, around fifty participants took stock of the current strategy (Agenda 2020), drew...

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The Advisory Council on Youth "comes out for human rights"!

17 May 2018

The Advisory Council welcomes the statement by Eva Kjer Hansen, Minister for Equal Opportunities of Denmark, on behalf of the Chair of the Committee of Ministers, paying tribute to all those who are promoting the rights of LGBTI people and fighting discrimination and prejudices. The Council of...

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Living Library at the Europe Day Festival in Budapest

13 May 2018 Budapest, Hungary

Held in the centre of the city, the Europe Day Festival is an annual event organised by the European Commission Delegation to Hungary in cooperation with the European Parliament Information Office. It is a day full of programs celebrating Hungary’s 14 years of membership in the European Union....

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Destination 2030 Shaping a new strategy for the youth sector

15-16 MAY 2018 EUROPEAN YOUTH CENTRE STRASBOURG, FRANCE

Around fifty of the main stakeholders in the Council of Europe youth sector will gather to brainstorm the content of a new Council of Europe youth sector strategy for 2020 to 2030. The meeting will define the added value of the Organisation in the European youth sector and beyond, notably in its...

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Délai: mercredi 25 avril 2018, à 23h00.

Stage de formation pour combattre le discours de haine par l’éducation aux droits de l’homme

7-11 mai 2018 Tunis, Tunisia

Le Service de la jeunesse du Conseil de l’Europe organise à Tunis du 7 au 11 mai un stage de formation à l’éducation aux droits de l’homme basé sur le manuel « Connexions – Manuel pour la lutte contre le discours de haine en ligne par l’éducation aux droits de l’homme». Ce stage s’inscrit dans la...

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Healing the crack in our society with the NHSM’s values

12 April 2018 EUROPEAN YOUTH CENTRE STRASBOURG

Anja Olin Pape, chair of the Advisory Council on Youth, addresses the NHSM conference

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No hate speech movement youth campaign

IS THIS IT?...

10-12 April 2018 European Youth Centre Strasbourg

The Evaluation Conference of the Council of Europe’s youth campaign No Hate Speech Movement will review and celebrate the achievements of the campaign and will define future actions to strengthen Human Rights online. The conference will gather 150 representatives of national campaign committees,...

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Taking the Youth for Democracy Programme forward - CMJ decisions on the next steps in the youth sector’s programme

27-28 MARCH 2018 EUROPEAN YOUTH CENTRE BUDAPEST, HUNGARY

At the first of its two meetings in 2018, the Joint Council on Youth (CMJ), the youth sector’s co-managed decision-making body, discussed the youth sector’s priorities and decided on the next steps. The main decisions were about: implementation of the Enter! recommendation: the CMJ decided the...

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Deadline for applications: 23 April 2018, 13:00 CET / Кінцевий термін подачі заявок: 23 квітня 2018 13:00 Центральноєвропейського часу

Together Have Your Say! “50-50” training seminar in Ukraine / З УСІМА І РАЗОМ: СКАЖИ СВОЄ СЛОВО! тренінг-семінар “50-50”

14-20 May 2018 / 14-20 травня 2018 Lviv, Ukraine / Львів, України

“50-50” training seminar for specialists from national and local authorities of Ukraine working with young people and representatives of youth non-governmental organisations The seminar 50/50 in 2018 will take place from 14 to 20 May 2018 in Lviv, in the framework of the programme of the Youth...

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Looking to the future: Space for civil society - Strategy for the youth sector - Steps for implementation

26 March 2018 European Youth Centre Budapest

The governmental and non-governmental members will debate together the issue of the shrinking space for youth civil society organisations; they will put their heads together to compare their vision for a new strategy for the Council of Europe youth sector for 2020-30; and they will assess the...

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From youth policies to good practices: the European Youth Card as a tool to promote access to social rights for all young people

Expression of interest for European Youth Card Association Seminar

22-24 April 2018 Budva, Montenegro

The Council of Europe is one of the leading institutions in promoting inclusive, human-rights based youth policies. With legislative framework such as the Council of Europe Charter on Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights Education and The European Social Charter, citizens and...

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an event for young people organised by young people

European Youth Event EYE 2018

1 & 2 June 2018 Strasbourg, France

EYE 2018: over 12 000 young people from 48 countries will gather at the European Parliament in Strasbourg on 1 & 2 June Programme: 170 speakers, 40 MEP, almost 300 activities and artistic performances, high-level speakers like European Commissioner Marianne Thyssen, European Ombudsman Emily...

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Ms Linda Hofstad Helleland visited the European Youth Centre on Monday 19 March

Norwegian Minister for Children and Equality

19 March 2018 European Youth Centre Strasbourg

The Norwegian Minister for Children and Equality, Ms Linda Hofstad Helleland, accompanied by Ambassador Walaas, visited the European Youth Centre on Monday 19 March starting her first official visit to the Council of Europe. She exchanged with the Head of the Youth Department on the educational...

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Upcoming: Evaluation Conference of the No Hate Speech Movement

10 - 12 April 2018 European Youth Centre Strasbourg

The preparations of the Evaluation Conference of the No Hate Speech Movement campaign are on their final stage. Updates and latest info on the conference will be shared on social media, please check it regularly. Ahead and during the conference the webpage will be updated with additional...

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Youth Participation and No Hate Speech Movement at Internet Governance Forum 2017

20 December 2017

On 18-21 December the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Genève brings together over 2000 representatives from national authorities, Internet businesses and civil society. The Youth Department runs two sessions on youth participation and combatting hate speech. On 19 December the session ‘How...

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Training course on taking action on hate speech with Commonwealth secretariat

Training course on taking action on hate speech aimed at countering violent radicalisation amongst young people will be run by the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Youth Department of the Council of Europe. The training will bring some 40 youth workers, activists, teachers, policy officers,...

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Action Day for Human Rights: every day, everyone, everywhere

10 December 2017

On 10 December the Action day Love Human Rights raises awareness of the valuable contributions Human Rights make to our daily lives and the risks posed by hate speech to human rights and democracy. Human rights shape our communities and the ways we live together, solve our differences and share...

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 3 December

3 December 2017

Empowering young people with disabilities – leaving no one behind Statement of the Advisory Council on Youth of the Council of Europe on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

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New youth-policy tool adopted

17 October 2017 Strasbourg, France

Thanks to the self-assessment tool for youth policy, member states and other public stakeholders can assess their compliance with Council of Europe standards, based on the six areas of intervention: participation, information, inclusion, access to rights, youth work and mobility. All member...

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Decisions of the Joint Council on Youth (CMJ)

headline 18 October 2017 Strasbourg, France

The Joint Council on Youth (CMJ), the co-managed decision-making committee of the youth sector – met in Strasbourg on 17 and 18 October. The successes and challenges in the implementation of the 2016-17 programme were identified, and proposals on how to achieve the priorities for 2018-19 were...

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Conclusions and recommendations from the seminar

24-26 October 2017 European Youth Centre Strasbourg, France

On 24-26 October the Youth Department organises the seminar Youth participation in Internet Governance at the European Youth Centre Strasbourg. The seminar explores how youth participation in Internet Governance can be ensured in a meaningful and inclusive manner and will formulate...

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