20 June 2018
On World Refugee Day, the Advisory Council on Youth (CCJ) welcomes the Council of Europe’s work...
European Youth Centre Strasbourg, France 24-26 October 2017
On 24-26 October the Youth Department organises the seminar Youth participation in Internet...
European Youth Centre Budapest, Hungary 5-6 June 2018
The 9th European Platform of Youth Centres takes place on 5-6 June and will be hosted by the...
European Youth Centre Strasbourg 15-16 May 2018
The main stakeholders brainstormed the content of a new Council of Europe youth sector strategy...
17 May 2018
The Advisory Council welcomes the statement by Eva Kjer Hansen, Minister for Equal Opportunities...
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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Short movie: "No Hate sounds"
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.
Tranzit is an online platform of the Youth Department of the Council of Europe dedicated to youth work and youth policy measures addressing the transition to autonomy and work life of young people.
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 online campaign platform is the main landing page of the Campaign available for the widest public with testimonials through self-made videos, photos or other visual manifestations.
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.