#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. More info »
Commission report highlights progress of the Youth Guarantee and the Youth Employment Initiative More info »
Recommendation on Young People's
Access to Rights
Adopted More info »
EYE2016: Shaping Europe - 50 Ideas for a Better Future More info »
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. More info »
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 thislink.
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. More info »
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 citizens. As a support organisation to Erasmus+, Eurodesk makes information on learning mobility comprehensive and accessible to youth professionals.
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