End of term evaluation visit of the Quality Label Expert Team to Lisbon Youth Centre, Portugal

21 November 2022

On 20-21 October 2022, an end-of-term visit of the Council of Europe Quality Label for Youth Centres was organised in Lisbon Youth Centre, Portugal with the aim to evaluate the fulfilment of the 15 quality criteria of the Quality Label which Lisbon Youth Centre has been holding since 2015. In...

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Quality Label exploratory visit to Braga Youth Centre in Portugal

21 November 2022

On 24 October 2022, a Quality Label exploratory visit took place in Braga Youth Centre, Portugal with the aim to introduce the work of the youth centre to Council of Europe representatives from operational perspective, and to also provide a deeper insight into its mission and educational...

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12th European Platform for Youth Centres in the Quality Label network

25 November 2021

The annual European Platform for Youth Centres awarded with the Council of Europe Quality Label was organised this year in a hybrid format at the European Youth Centre Budapest, with participants present in person from 11 youth centres and with participants from another 7 youth centres connected...

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13th European Platform of Youth Centres in the Quality Label network

22 September 2022

On 20-21 September 2022, representatives of the Council of Europe Quality Label for Youth Centres network met for their annual meeting of a European Platform of Youth Centres that aims at sharing knowledge and experiences in strategic management of youth centres recognised with the Quality Label...

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Study visit of Brčko District representatives to the European Youth Centre in Budapest

8 July 2022

On 22-23 June 2022, a study visit took place at the European Youth Centre in Budapest with the participation of government representatives of Brčko District in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The visit aimed at exchanging experiences and practices for setting up a new youth centre in Brčko District in...

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End of term evaluation visit of the Quality Label Expert Team to Stara Zagora Youth Centre, Bulgaria

8 July 2022

On 2-3 June 2022, an end-of-term visit of the Council of Europe Quality Label for Youth Centres took place in Stara Zagora Youth Centre, Bulgaria with the aim to evaluate the fulfilment of the 15 quality criteria of the Quality Label which Stara Zagora Youth Centre has been holding since 2017. ...

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Training Course on Human Rights Education for youth centres in the Council of Europe Quality Label network

21 June 2022 European Youth Centre Budapest

The annual training course on Human Rights Education for the youth centres in the network of the Council of Europe Quality Label for Youth Centres was organised at the European Youth Centre in Budapest on 13-17 June 2022. The course was attended by educational staff and youth workers from 11...

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De Hoge Rielen Youth Centre in Belgium officially receives the Council of Europe Quality Label for Youth Centres

18 February 2022

On the 5th February 2022, de Hoge Rielen Youth Centre (Kasterlee, Belgium) received officially the Council of Europe Quality Label for Youth Centres in an award ceremony that was held in the presence of Mr Benjamin Dalle, Flemish Minister of Brussels, Youth and Media and Ms Antje Rothemund, Head...

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End of term evaluation visit of the Quality Label Expert Team to Marienthal Youth Centre, Luxembourg

7 December 2021

An end-of-term visit of the Council of Europe Quality Label for Youth Centres took place in Marienthal Youth Centre, Luxembourg on 1-2 December 2021. The aim of the visit was to evaluate the youth centre’s implementation of the 15 quality criteria of the Quality Label which Marienthal youth...

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Launch of intensive online course for educational staff of youth centres in the Council of Europe Quality Label for Youth Centres network

28 April 2021

In 2020 the Council of Europe Quality Label for Youth Centres network introduced a long-term training strategy, consisting of e-learning phases and residential training sessions organised for educational staff of youth centres in the network. The main aim of the long-term educational programme...

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EurOg KDYS Youth Information Ambassadors to promote wellbeing initiatives during the pandemic

Video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KRisbEr68uU EurOg KDYS Youth Information Ambassadors held a focus group on the 2nd October 2020 attended by 17 Young People. Following on from this meeting the group decided to pursue several programmes to enable them to create a more positive focus...

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A new strategy for youth development adopted on the initiative of the International Youth Centre in Stara Zagora

The International Youth Centre in Stara Zagora is the first centre in Bulgaria which was awarded the Council of Europe Quality Label for Youth Centres in 2017. Following the community priorities in the youth sector, the team of the centre initiated the establishment of a municipal Youth...

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International Youth Summit hosted by EurOg Youth Centre

The International Human Rights Youth Summit took place online on the 18th December 2020 as a prelude to what can be achieved by young people around the issue of Covid-19. The event was hosted by EurOg which is one of the centres holding the Council of Europe Quality Label for Youth Centres, KDYS...

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Follow-up meeting to the 3rd European Youth Work Convention (EYWC)

17 representatives of 11 youth centres holding the Council of Europe Quality Label for Youth Centres gathered on 21-22 January 2021 for a virtual follow-up meeting to the 3rd European Youth Work Convention (EYWC) which took place in December last year. On the occasion of this unique event, the...

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Active involvement of the Quality Label network of Youth Centres in the 3rd European Youth Work Convention

“The Bonn Process is our common effort and it is no less than the young people of Europe demand and deserve.” 21 representatives from 11 youth centres holding the Council of Europe Quality Label for Youth Centres participated in the 3rd European Youth Work Convention (EYWC) with the main aim to...

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11th European Platform for Youth Centres in the Quality Label network

19 November 2020

Directors, managers and colleagues of youth centres gather online to hold an in-depth exchange on the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic The European Platform for Youth Centres is organised annually in order to encourage professional knowledge sharing among youth centres recognised with the Quality...

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De Hoge Rielen Youth Centre receives Council of Europe Quality Label for Youth Centres award

29 November 2020

De Hoge Rielen Youth Centre in Kasterlee, Belgium has been awarded the Council of Europe’s Quality Label for Youth Centres for the period 2020-2022 and thus became the 14th youth centre to be honoured. The European Steering Committee for Youth (CDEJ) decided to award the Quality Label to de Hoge...

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Launch of new long-term educational programme for educational staff of youth centres holding the Council of Europe Quality Label for Youth Centres

6 October 2020

This year, the Council of Europe Quality Label for Youth Centres network introduced a long-term educational programme with the main aim to develop competences of youth centres’ pedagogical staff for incorporating human rights education in their educational activities and to support centres to...

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European Platform of Youth Centres - online meeting

10 June 2020

The annual meeting of a European Platform of Youth Centres is one of the key features of the Council of Europe Quality Label for Youth Centres programme. Representatives of youth centres recognised with the label and those aspiring to its acquisition gather every year with the aim to ensure...

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