European Youth Centre Budapest 18-20 March 2019
The Council of Europe’s youth sector statutory bodies will meet this week to review the...
14 March 2019
The ‘Quality Label for Youth Centres – Role, Value and Impact of Youth Centres’ is a new Youth...
Strasbourg, France 7-12 July 2019
The Enter! Youth Week will associate young people and youth workers to review the process of the...
Marttinen Youth Centre in Finland awarded with the Council of Europe Quality Label for Youth CentresVirrat, Finland 8 March 2019
Today the Marttinen Youth Centre in Virrat, Finland has received the Council of Europe’s Quality...
Call for activities to be held in co-operation with the European Youth Centres in Strasbourg and Budapest - 1st semester 20205 March 2019
The Youth Department of the Council of Europe invites non-governmental youth organisations,...
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 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.