European Solidarity Corps

European Solidarity Corps

New initiative provides volunteering and job opportunities for young people to work on solidarity projects



Youth Strategy


Find out about the EU's policies in the field of youth, as well as the priorities and targets of the EU Youth Strategy



Culture initiatives


Details of how the European Commission addresses the challenges facing young people and supports youth policy in the EU.



Youth Creating Solutions for Meaningful Participation

Empowering young people to make positive changes

Across the world, the EU is taking steps to encourage young people to get involved in maintaining and building up participatory societies. To mark International Youth Day, we are highlighting an Erasmus+ project that travelled to Asia to work on empowering young people to bring positive changes into their countries.

Photo from the Eastern Partnership Youth conference

Eastern Partnership Youth Forum: a success

From 22 to 23 June, the 3rd Eastern Partnership Youth Forum was held in Warsaw, Poland. The event included over 300 participants from 39 countries, and provided an opportunity for youth leaders, workers, and policymakers to meet and decide how they can work together to improve prospects for young people in Europe and its neighbouring region.