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Established 13 Apr 2000, within the framework of E-XE2442 - European Commission (EC), by Decision 1031/2000/EC of F-XF0667 - European Parliament (EP) and E-XE3068 - Council of the European Union, as a European Community programme targeting young people of 15-25 years of age. Original title running from 1 Jan 2000 to 31 Dec 2006: YOUTH Community Action Programme. Includes and based on experience of the former U-XF2542 - Youth for Europe and U-XF4090 - European Voluntary Service for Young People (EVS). Current phase runs from 1 Jan 2007 until 31 Dec 2013, under Decision 1719/2006, targeting young people between 13 and 30 years old. Since 2014 Erasmus+ continues similar opportunities.


Inspire a sense of active European citizenship and tolerance among young Europeans; involve them in shaping the Union's future by boosting their participation in democratic life.


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National Agencies in the 33 programme countries. Centralized actions managed by Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA).


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