A high-level round-table on the state of youth rights in Europe will be held at the European Youth Centre Strasbourg on Monday 29th March 2010 at 10.00-13.00. The YFJ Shadow Report on the situation of youth rights round table will be presented at the event.

Thomas Hammarberg, the Commissioner on Human Rights, has expressed his availability to attend the round-table. We have also sent invitations to the President of the ECtHR, the President of the PACE and Manfred Nowak, professor in Constitutional Law and Human Rights at the University of Vienna. Tine Radinja, President of the Youth Forum, will also be part of the round-table.

European Youth Forum


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.

See www.unitedagainstracism.org

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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