Ghent wins European Youth Capital Award 2024

November 19, 2021

Ghent wins European Youth Capital Award 2024

Ghent (Belgium) won the European Youth Capital Award 2024 yesterday, organised by the European Youth Forum. The other finalists were Chișinău (Moldova), Lviv (Ukraine) and Veszprém (Hungary). The award ceremony included panel debates with the young representatives and the mayors of the candidate cities. Amiens and Klaipeda, the European Youth Capitals from respectively 2020 and […]

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City For Youth – An interview with an organiser and mayors

November 9, 2021

City For Youth – An interview with an organiser and mayors

The Association of Cities of Croatia together with the National Agency for Mobility and the EU Programme in Croatia launched the “City For Youth” certificate. The “Cities For Youth” certificate recognises cities that are dedicated to creating the quality of life, and the personal and professional growth of their young people. “City for Youth” is […]

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Engaging in Lobbying – Positioning Youth Work

November 5, 2021

Engaging in Lobbying – Positioning Youth Work

Jügend für Europa published “Engaging in Lobbying. Positioning Youth Work”. The publication is about the importance and relevance of lobbying for local youth (work) policymaking, and is based on the training course “Lobbying for youth work”. This publication is especially interesting for (local) youth workers, or people who are part of a national agency or […]

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Opportunities of the international network “Europe Goes Local” for Ukrainian cities

November 4, 2021

Opportunities of the international network “Europe Goes Local” for Ukrainian cities

The online training “Opportunities of the international network “Europe Goes Local” for Ukrainian cities” was organised by SALTO EECA in cooperation with Information Centre for Erasmus+ Youth and European Solidarity Corps in Ukraine. There were participants from all over Ukraine and several European countries during the afternoon. Judit Balogh, the coordinator of Europe Goes Local, […]

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European Advanced training course ‘Lobbying for Youth Work’: January 2022 – June 2023

October 12, 2021

European Advanced training course ‘Lobbying for Youth Work’: January 2022 – June 2023

The stronger the people, the stronger the youth policy! Geert Boutsen (national coach Lobbying for Youth Work) This event is open for participants of Germany, Latvia, Croatia, Belgian-Flanders and France. Youth work is more than just pedagogical work with young people. It also implies a political dimension, which needs concrete action. The everyday work of […]

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City for Youth – a certificate for municipalities in Croatia

July 13, 2021

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City for Youth – a certificate for municipalities in Croatia

The year of 2021 brings new horizons for local youth work in Croatia. Inspired by the European Charter on Local Youth Work, the Association of Cities in Croatia together with the Croatian Agency for Mobility and EU Programmes published a call inviting cities to apply for a ‘City for Youth’ certificate. How this initiative contributes to […]

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