International Day Against Fascism and Antisemitism - 9 November 2009

Remembrance of the Night of 9 November Pogrom 1938 in 50 countries all over Europe coordinated by UNITED

In times of violent incidences like this, the work of the UNITED network becomes increasingly important. The network with its 560 supporting organizations from all over Europe is fighting against nationalism, racism and fascism and in support of migrants and refugees.

Since 1992 the UNITED secretary coordinates the International Day Against Fascism and Antisemitism, which takes place on 9 November.


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Last month's European Mobility Week generated a raft of successful environmental actions promoting sustainable mobility approaches and LIFE projects have been instrumental in supporting the aims of this increasingly popular EU initiative.

4th Dialogue on recogniton of Non-Formal Education: where Non-Formal Education and Formal Education meet

Dates: 10-11 December
Place: Ghent, Belgium
Deadline: 3 November 2009

The yearly Dialogue is the main event of the YFJ regarding education. It is where youth organisations meet institutions, stakeholders, experts etc. to discuss the recognition of Non-Formal Education.

This edition will be special as it is co-organised by the University Association Ghent, very fitting as the topic is coooperation between formal Education and Non-Formal Education, between youth organisations and schools.

Call for participants

UN-HABITAT's Opportunity Fund for Youth-Led Development

UN-HABITAT, United Nations Human Settlements Programme, with the support of the Government of Norway, launched the Opportunities Fund for Urban Youth Led Development, which announced its first call for proposals in March 2009. In addition to providing small scale grants to grassroots youth led organizations around the world, UN-HABITAT wishes to use the Fund to research and demonstrate the value of investing in youth.

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