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Call for applications: Conference "Youth in 2020 – the Future of Youth Policies"

Where are our YPARD members in Europe? This will be an opportunity to talk about youth policy in agricultural research for development in Europe and probably beyond. The Council of Europe and European Commission youth partnership opened the Call for applications for the Conference "Youth in 2020 – the Future of Youth Policies", 1-4 October 2013, Budapest, Hungary. The conference will discuss trends and challenges in the youth field in Europe and their possible implications for European youth policy, youth work and research. The aims of the conference are:
  • to deepen the knowledge of the current and expected future situation and needs of young people in Europe;
  • to discuss what role may and should youth policy, research and youth work play, on different levels, in the current context of crisis and beyond, to enhance the perspectives for young people in Europe, in particular those on the margins of societies/communities
155 participants from research, practice, policy from all over Europe and beyond, in particular from the regions of South-East Europe, Eastern Europe and South Caucasus, and South Mediterranean region will participate in the event: youth experts and young people, but a certain number will come from beyond/outside of the youth field: employment, education, health etc.  For more information please consult the attached Concept paper.Call for applications is open here. Download conference document here.All interested persons are welcome to apply by the deadline by 18 August 2013. For any further inquiries, email: youth-partnership@partnership-eu.coe.int 
EU-CoE youth partnership Website