About: youth policy

Economy & Jobs 23-04-2018

European Youth conference under Bulgarian Presidency leaves sour aftertaste

Representatives of the European Youth Forum have expressed outrage at the way the EU Bulgarian Presidency organised an EU-sponsored youth event in Sofia last week, pointing out a perfunctory approach, mismanagement and inappropriate behaviour on the part of government officials.
Languages & Culture 03-09-2015

Young translators compete for Commission crown

The 2015 edition of the European Commission-promoted Juvenes Translatores competition will focus on the European Year of Development. EURACTIV Italy reports.
Demonstration for quality internships, Brussels, 18 July 2014 [European Youth Forum]

Youth groups warn Juncker about scrapping education commissioner

Commission President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker will make "a big mistake" if he does not give a commissioner responsibility for education, the European Youth Forum has warned.
Student protest

#Happyvoting campaign sees MEPs dancing to attract young voters

A video showing MEPs dancing in the streets of Brussels, to the tune of Pharrell Williams' "Happy", was launched last month, in the hope of attracting young voters for the next European elections, in May.
Languages & Culture 18-05-2010

EU programme ‘boosting language skills’, survey finds

Ninety-five percent of participants in the EU's 'Youth in Action' programme improve their language skills, while two-thirds (66%) believe the experience boosted their job prospects, according to a survey of the scheme's effectiveness published last week. 
Languages & Culture 22-04-2008

Call for change in youth policies

The 27 EU directors-general for youth, MEPs and young people alike are calling for urgent changes in youth, education and economic policies as every fifth young European lives on the poverty line and youth unemployment has reached 38%.
Sports 27-10-2006

Programme encourages young people ‘to feel more European’

The EU youth programme 2007-2013 aims to promote young people's active European citizenship.

Youth policy to be highlighted in upcoming White Paper

European youth ministers endorse EU plan to publish a comprehensive White Paper on youth policy in November 2001