Youth for Europe

Jeunesse pour l'Europe
Jugend für Europa
Jeugd en Europa

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History

as a programme of European Commission (EC) within the framework of European Union (EU). One of 3 major EU youth/educational programmes, last version being Youth for Europe III (1995-1999). Ceased to exist, 1 Jan 2000, when replaced by Youth in Action Programme.

Aims

Provide opportunities for young people outside formal education and training structures, together with youth workers, who would otherwise have little chance of participating in European initiatives; promote responsible citizenship, solidarity and cultural links among young Europeans, with a view to combating incidents of violence and racism.

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Activities

Addressed to young people aged 15 to 25, resident in member states of the European Union or in EFTA countries that are part of the EEA, main activities are: 'Action A' - youth exchanges in the European Union; youth initiatives; periods of voluntary service. 'Action B' - support for activities directly involving young people (study visits and training activities for young workers); European cooperation on training youth workers. 'Action C' - cooperation among structures of member states. 'Action D' - cooperation with non-member countries (Central and Eastern countries; Mediterranean countries; Latin American countries). 'Action E' - information for young people and youth research. 'Accompanying Measures' - technical support and expertise; administrative support; meetings of experts; organization of conferences.

Structure

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 4 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 10 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 18 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Society
    • Youth
  • Social Activity
    • Workers
  • Education
    • Education
    • Training

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

UIA Org ID

F2542

Last News Received

2001
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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