Youth&Cohesion
Highlights of my IVY journey on the shores of the Baltic Sea
More than 540 volunteers aged 18-30 have joined the Interreg Volunteer Youth (IVY) initiative since March 2017 to experience and learn about cross-border, transnational or interregional programmes and projects. One of them is Luca Arfini, a young Italian passionate about communication. Read what it meant for him working as an Interreg Reporter at the Managing Authority/Joint Secretariat (MA/JS) of Interreg Baltic Sea Region.
Youth today shaping Cohesion Policy for tomorrow - Episode 4
In the last of our four-part series focusing on the strong links between EU regional policy and the younger generation, we look at how DG REGIO’s Youth4Regions programme is reaching out to aspiring young journalists.
Youth today shaping Cohesion Policy for tomorrow - Episode 3
As part of the European Commission’s Junior Professionals Programme, this initiative involved young staff members from various EC Directorates working together for youth. On behalf of DG REGIO, their main mission was to invite young people to get involved in the Just Transition Fund .
Youth today shaping Cohesion Policy for tomorrow - Episode 2
The second article in our new series focuses on a group of young Europeans who, in October 2020, contributed to the publication of the ‘Manifesto for Young People by Young People to Shape the European Cooperation Policy’.
Youth today shaping Cohesion Policy for tomorrow - Episode 1
There is a very good reason for engaging youth in initiatives such as policymaking. Throughout history, young people have played a central role in the awareness and evolution of our democracy, our societies and our civilisations.