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European Youth Week

European Youth Week 2017 begins

This week is European Youth Week. From 1-7 May, events and activities will be organised across Europe celebrating the solidarity and social commitment of young people in Europe.

European Youth Week

Ready for European Youth Week? It's just around the corner!

Young people will be celebrated across Europe during European Youth Week on 1-7 May 2017. The aim of this eighth edition is to highlight the solidarity shown by young people and the contribution they can make to society, to celebrate the Erasmus+ programme, and to give young people in Europe a voice by listening to their ideas on how to shape the future of EU youth policy.

Phoebe Rosel from the Netherlands

From childhood dream to dream job through EVS

Thanks to the European Voluntary Service, Phoebe's childhood dream to work with animals has become a reality. By following studies and training with her goal always in mind, she has landed her dream job as a primate caretaker.

Help shape the future of Erasmus+!

Wondering what the impact of international mobility or cooperation programmes is in the areas of education, training, youth and sport? We need you!

Young people with suitcases setting off on a journey

Who are the young people participating in Erasmus+? Where do they go?

There are many opportunities for young people and youth workers to practice and/or develop their skills abroad; from volunteering to youth exchanges and training activities. Where were their top destinations and which countries send the most participants abroad? What did they feel were the benefits of their time away?

A public consultation on the European Solidarity Corps is now open

Calling to share your opinion! An online public consultation on the new European Solidarity Corps has been launched. The website will collate the opinions of all those who wish to give their vision of how the organisation would work best. Input is welcome from all involved or not yet involved.

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A fresh look at Youthpass

Learning is not restricted to the classroom. Erasmus+ also supports the recognition and visibility of non-formal and informal learning through the Youthpass certificate.

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Have your say on Erasmus+

The Commission wants to hear from young people, students, teachers, youth workers, organisations, employers and more as it shapes the programme's future.

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