European Youth ForumWhat are we doing in 2017?

Youth Rights

Young people are a cross-cutting priority

Advocate for policies in Europe that ensure young people are a cross-cutting priority, following the European Youth Forum quality standards for Youth Policy

Progress

100%

Ongoing: 83%
Completed: 17%
Not started: 0%
Not completed: 0%

People

  • Ville

    Ville Majamaa

  • Luis

    Luis ALVARADO MARTINEZ

  • Tina

    Tina Hońćevar

  • Dejan

    Dejan BOJANIC

  • Una

    Una Clarke

Activities

Activity 1

Status: ongoing

01.2017 > 12.2017

Organise, facilitate or contribute to meetings with European Commission and youth organisations and young people to jointly discuss and shape the next EU Youth Strategy.

Activity 2

Status: ongoing

01.2017 > 12.2017

Youth Forum cooperation with other council configurations and with Presidency countries Malta & Estonia, and upcoming Presidencies Bulgaria & Austria.

Activity 3

Status: ongoing

01.2017 > 12.2017

Raise awareness of the need for a cross-sectoral approach on policies affecting young people.

Activity 4

Status: ongoing

01.2017 > 12.2017

Identify and enhance relevant cooperation points between the Youth Forum and MOs work on youth policy and other institutions beyond the EU, such as the Council of Europe and the UN.

Activity 5

Status: completed

01.2017 > 12.2017

Contribute to the EU and Council of Europe partnership symposium on “Youth policy responses to the contemporary challenges faced by young people”.

Activity 6

Status: ongoing

01.2017 > 12.2017

Advocate for the use of the Quality Standards on Youth Policy towards institutions and seek pilot countries to test it in.

Outcomes

2017

  1. 1

    Active and impactful participation of the Youth Forum and its members in the drafting of the next EU Youth Strategy.

  2. 2

    Strengthened cooperation with the European Parliament and national ministries through members in areas relevant to Structured Dialogue conclusions, e.g. education.

  3. 3

    Raised awareness of the need for a cross-sectoral approach on policies affecting young people, for example youth checks as an outcome of the Structured Dialogue.

  4. 4

    Increased promotion of the Quality Standards on Youth Policy to advocate for its use at the EU, Council of Europe and UN.

Indicators

Number of MOs and number of meetings with DG Education and Culture (European Commission) and the Youth Working Party (Council) on the EU youth strategy

Number of mentions per year of a specific Structured Dialogue recommendations in the European Parliament and other Council configurations

Number of mentions per year of cross-sectoral perspectives on a policy in the European Parliament, and at least three mentions per year in meetings with the EC

Number of meetings per year which mention the importance of the use of the Quality Standards on Youth Policy, with at least one per institution

  • Number of MOs and number of meetings with DG Education and Culture (European Commission) and the Youth Working Party (Council) on the EU youth strategy
  • Number of mentions per year of a specific Structured Dialogue recommendations in the European Parliament and other Council configurations
  • Number of mentions per year of cross-sectoral perspectives on a policy in the European Parliament, and at least three mentions per year in meetings with the EC
  • Number of meetings per year which mention the importance of the use of the Quality Standards on Youth Policy, with at least one per institution