Youth

Pathways to Rights: Empowering Young Europeans.

Pathways to Rights: Empowering Young Europeans

This is the title of the Volonteurope’s 26th Annual Conference which will take place in Brussels on 30-31 October. 

EYA 2016 award ceremony - Photo: European Youth Award

European Competition called for digital creativity to improve society

The European Youth Award (EYA) focuses on young entrepreneurs creating digital projects that bring improvements to society. The deadline for applications ends of 15th July.

Children and nature

Contact with nature creates custodians of planet Earth

Nature is a source of learning and creativity, personal development, and freedom. It is pacifying and restoring; a recipe for health and wellbeing…

Same world calls on youths to denounce environmental injustice.

Intergenerational sustainability and justice

The European project Same World aims at getting youths aged 13 to 25 to denounce environmental injustice and to demand intergenerational justice, a concept stemming from environmental sustainability.

European Solidarity Corps / Image: ESC Facebook page

Opportunities for young people to volunteer in the European Solidarity Corps

More than 24,000 youngsters have already registered online to be part of a solidarity-related project.

Present challenges of the voluntary sector in Europe

Volonteurope held its 25th Annual Conference in Nantes, focusing on the theme of “Apathy or Action: Young Europeans Take a Stand”.

World Youth Conference

Mexico 2016: Volunteering for Social Change

The World Volunteer Conference 2016 will take place in Mexico City from 7 to 10 November.

A safe kitchen where a new culture of participation is cooking

Scouting in Catalonia has a history of active participation in social movements and turning points in the 20th century, a certain flair for activism. But is that so? Has Scouting as an organisation always been there, pushing?

NEET U

Fighting youth exclusion through social innovation

NEET U, a project funded by the Erasmus+ programme, aims to change Not in Employment, Education or Training (NEET) situations by re-activating experienced seniors.

Anna Corbella

Anna Corbella: “Innovation, creation and the will to improve are constant”

Anna Corbella, Director of the Fundació La Roda (La Roda Foundation), explains the cause they fight for and presents the work they do all across Catalonia.

Felipe Campos

What is the world of educational leisure about?

Felipe Campos, General Manager of Associació Educativa Itaca, explains about the world of educational leisure.

Àlex and Isabel, Mohammed mentors

"We wanted to understand the reality that surrounds us in our own city"

Through mentoring, Punt de Referència helps youngsters who were under the care of the Public Social Protection System. Two volunteers share their experience with us.

Font: Punt de Referència.

Mentoring, a tool to progress equal opportunities and to fight against social exclusion

To support formerly supervised youngsters during their emancipation process is one of the tasks done by the Association Punt de Referència.