Human Rights Day - Young People for Human Rights Education: Compass in Azerbaijani and German

10 Decemer 2018

On 10 December, Human Rights Day, the Youth Department of the Council marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with two important events that make human rights education better and more accessible to young people. In Baku, a Forum on Human Rights and Citizenship...

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National Forum on Human Rights and Citizenship Education with Young People in Azerbaijan

10 December 2018 Baku, Azerbaijan

The Council of Europe Youth Department and the Ministry of Youth and Sport of the Republic of Azerbaijan are co-organising the National Forum on Human Rights and Citizenship Education with Young People in Azerbaijan. The Forum will be held on 10 December 2018 at Hotel “Hyatt Regency Baku” (1033...

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The drafting work begins!

Shaping a new strategy for the youth sector

6 - 7 December 2018 European Youth Centre Strasbourg, France

Following the first steps taken during the consultative meeting held on 15 and 16 May 2018, during which representatives of the Council of Europe youth sector’s major stakeholders debated and reflected on the content of a new strategy for 2020 to 2030, work will today start on drafting the...

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HUMAN RIGHTS DAY AT THE EYCB

11 December 2018 European Youth Centre Budapest

What are human rights? Why are they important? How can they be protected and whose responsibility is it to defend them? These and many other questions about democracy, human rights, social rights, inclusion and other issues were asked and answered during the annual Human Rights Day celebration at...

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Voluntary contribution of the Government of Flanders

4 December 2018 European Youth Centre Strasbourg

The Government of Flanders, Belgium has made a voluntary contribution of €80,000 to support the project “Social Inclusion of Young Refugees” implemented by the Youth Department within the framework of the Council of Europe Action Plan on Protecting Refugee and Migrant children in Europe. The...

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Statement of the Advisory Council on Youth of the Council of Europe on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 3 December

3 December 2018

On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the Advisory Council on Youth calls upon Council of Europe member states to intensify efforts to include young people in decision-making processes. Read the statement of the Advisory Council

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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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Enabling Roma Youth Participation

22 November 2018 Zagreb, Rome and Figueira da Foz

In 2018 the activities of the Roma Youth Action Plan had a specific focus on developing or enhancing Roma youth participation at national level, notably by building upon processes initiated in 2017 and earlier. Croatia: Non-formal Education and Youth Work with Young Roma - The training workshop...

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Remembrance and learning from the World War II - A training seminar about young people and remembrance in Europe

18-21 December 2018 Moscow, Russian Federation

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” from 17 to 21 December 2018 in Moscow (Russian Federation). The training seminar aims to strengthen the relevance and...

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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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Enter! Policy measures for local authorities

8 November 2018 Nyíregyháza, Varaždin, Turin, Elche and Lisbon

In 2018, for the first time local and regional authorities were specifically invited by the Youth Department to propose measures to implement or improve their work on young people’s access to social rights. Seven activities have been included in the programme, 5 of them recently held:...

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Consultative meeting examines the “shrinking civic space” phenomenon and its impact on youth

Civil society under threat?

7-8 November 2018 Strasbourg, France

A consultative meeting focusing on the vital issue of “shrinking civic space” took place on 7-8 November 2018 and brought together stakeholders from different fields – including from the PACE, the Venice Commission, and the Human Rights Commissioner’s Office, international donor organisations,...

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Appel à propositions : 2019 REPÈRES - Les cours de formations nationaux et régionaux pour l’éducation par les droits de l'homme

2019 COMPASS National and Regional Training Courses in Human Rights Education (NRTC’s) 2019 REPÈRES - Les cours de formations nationaux et régionaux pour l’éducation par les droits de l'homme offrent à de jeunes leaders, animateurs jeunesse, éducateurs en milieu scolaire ou toutes autres...

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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

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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39th meeting of the Joint Council on Youth (CMJ)

16-17 October 2018 Strasbourg, France

The co-managed decision-making committee of the youth sector met in Strasbourg on 16 and 17 October 2018. More than 110 governmental and non-governmental representatives took part in these statutory meetings. After an exchange of views with the Director of Democratic Participation, the CMJ took a...

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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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International expert seminar "Young people's access to rights"

25-28 November 2018 Moscow, Russian Federation

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-organised an international expert seminar “YOUNG PEOPLE’S ACCESS TO RIGHTS: Learning and sharing experiences in youth policy and youth work”....

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