The Youth in Action Programme aims to achieve the following general objectives:
To this end, the Programme is structured around 5 Actions:
Action 1 - Youth for Europe
Encourages young people's active citizenship, participation and creativity through youth exchanges, youth initiatives and youth democracy projects.
Action 2 - European Voluntary Service
Helps young people to develop their sense of solidarity by participating, either individually or in group, in non-profit, unpaid voluntary activities abroad.
Action 3 - Youth in the World
Promotes partnerships and exchanges among young people and youth organisations across the world.
Action 4 - Youth Support Systems
Includes various measures to support youth workers and youth organisations and improve the quality of their activities.
Supports youth policy co-operation at European level, in particular by facilitating dialogue between young people and policy makers.