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October 2016
#AskNavracsics-helping more young people to engage in their communities through volunteering and other activities
Tibor Navracsics, the European Commissioner for Youth, recently discussed the broad issues with a number of young people, now he would like to hear from many more young people across Europe.
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Commission report highlights progress of the Youth Guarantee and the Youth Employment Initiative
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Recommendation on Young People's
Access to Rights

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EYE2016: Shaping Europe - 50 Ideas for a Better Future 
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Time to Move 2016: Hundreds of activities about European opportunities for young people

During one month in October, Time to Move activities by Eurodesk inform young people about European opportunities all over Europe. Hundreds of events await participants in around 20 countries. More info »

Help Alex Game
This year the Time to Move campaign includes an interactive game. The winner will receive an iPad mini. Deadline to participate: 31st October.
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Eurodesk Awards 2016 winners announced
Germany, France, Ireland and Slovenia projects have been chosen the winners. Visit the final project catalogue and discover all the proposals through this link.
from the Eurodesk Database
 09/10/2016 SCHOLARSHIPS 
BEST courses for students of technology

 09/10/2016 GRANTS 
European Youth Capital

 13/10/2016 GRANTS 
Erasmus+ KA3: Support for policy reform - Initiatives for policy innovation Policy...

 14/10/2016 GRANTS 
Europeana Research Grants

 14/10/2016 COMPETITIONS 
Travel Video Contest 2016

 15/10/2016 INTERNSHIPS 
Traineeships at the European Parliament for people with disabilities

 15/10/2016 INTERNSHIPS 
Traineeships and Study Visits at the European Parliament

 18/10/2016 GRANTS 
Horizon2020: European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants

 20/10/2016 COMPETITIONS 
Juvenes Translatores - translation contest for schools

 21/10/2016 COMPETITIONS 
Digital Woman of the Year Awards

 25/10/2016 COMPETITIONS 
InnoApps Challenge

 31/10/2016 INTERNSHIPS 
Internship programme at the Office of the United Nations  High Commissioner for Human Rights

 31/10/2016 COMPETITIONS 
Time to Move 2016 Help Alex Game

 31/10/2016 INTERNSHIPS 
Traineeships at the Court of Auditors

 31/10/2016 INTERNSHIPS 
Internships at the World Bank
Juvenes Translatores 2016 - translation contest for schools

The competition is designed to give 17-year-olds (born in 1999) from schools throughout Europe first-hand experience of what it is like to be a translator. More info »


Become an EU Aid Volunteer

The EU Aid Volunteers initiative brings volunteers and organisations from different countries together to work on humanitarian projects worldwide.  More info »

Survey on the evaluation of the Youth policy in the EU

The European Commission launched a consultation about how European Union (EU) countries work together on policy for young people. Give your input on how useful and effective you think EU youth policy is. More info »

177 organisations call for a new Europe 

The European Youth Forum, together with 177 European and national Civil Society Organisations and Trade Unions, has made a common statement calling for a new Europe for people, planet and prosperity for all. More info »

Towards a Europeanisation of Youth Employment Policies?

A comparative Analysis of Regional Youth Guarantee Policy Designs. More info »

Eurostat release: August 2016 Euro area unemployment rate

According to Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, in August 2016, 4.199 million young persons (under 25) were unemployed in the EU28, of whom 2.927 million were in the Euro area. Compared with August 2015, youth unemployment decreased by 381 000 in the EU28 and by 209 000 in the Euro area.
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 1 July - 31 December 2016 
 3 - 6 October 2016 
EU Youth Conference, Košice, Slovakia

 4 - 10 October 2016 
World Space Week, Worldwide
 15 - 23 October 2016 
Europe Code Week, Europe
 17 - 21 October 2016 
SEC2U-Startup Europe Comes to Universities
 17 - 18 October 2016 
eSkills for Jobs 2016, Bratislava, Slovakia
 19 October 2016 
S&D Conference: The Creative Europe Programme and its Implementation, Brussels, Belgium

 21 October 2016 
Relaunching Europe, Bucharest, Romania

 20 - 21 October 2016 
European Education, Training and Youth Forum, Brussels, Belgium
 27 October 2016 
Creative Europe Showcase Conference, Brussels, Belgium

 31 October - 9 December 2016 
Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on EU budget and funding for regions and cities
 7 - 9 November 2016 
World Forum for Democracy 2016, Strasbourg, France
 14 - 15 November 2016 
World Bank Group Youth Summit, Washington, DC, USA
 5 - 9 December 2016 
European vocational skills week, Europe
 EURES Job Fairs 

Application of learning outcomes approaches across Europe

World Employment and Social Outlook for Youth 2016

Global Education Monitoring (GEM)

for Quality Peer Education

Education at a Glance 2016

The Organisation of the Academic Year in Europe 2016/17 

Structural higher education reform

for School Students 2016

A Teacher’s Guide on the Prevention of Violent extremism

on Youth Civic Engagement

Today, a network of more than 1000 youth professionals work with Eurodesk in 34 countries to raise awareness among young people on learning mobility opportunities and to encourage them to become active citizensAs a support organisation to Erasmus+, Eurodesk makes information on learning mobility comprehensive and accessible to youth professionals.
Eurodesk is funded with support from the European Commission. This newsletter reflects the views of the author (Eurodesk) only, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

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