The volunteering scheme of the Erasmus+ programme is called European Voluntary Service and it enables young people to go abroad to provide unpaid service for a maximum of one year.
The European Youth Event 2014 will take place 9-11 May 2014 in Strasbourg. With the motto "Ideas for a better Europe" the event will bring together thousands of Europeans aged between 16 and 30.
The EU Youth Conference will gather 250 participants from organisations and international bodies.
The EU-China seminar on youth entrepreneurship, organised by the European Commission and the All China Youth Federation, took place on 25-27 November 2013 in Brussels as a follow-up activity of the EU-China High Level People-to-People Dialogue and the EU-China Year of Youth.
The thematic focus of the conference hosted by the Lithuanian EU presidency from 9-12 September 2013 was on the social inclusion of young people, particularly those not in employment, education or training (NEETs).
During the European Youth Week 2013 three outstanding Youth in Action projects were presented with an award.
The European Youth Week 2013 provided the opportunity to assess the Structured Dialogue and for young people to become engaged in a review of the process.