Our newly joined Affiliated Organisation SpunOut.ie is Ireland’s youth information created by young people, for young people.Their vision is to ensure young people in Ireland between the ages 16-25 have access to information to live free, happy and healthy lives.
Young men and women are the future of European societies. However, there are concerns at EU and national levels that the combined stresses from school, expectations from parents, and peer and societal pressures can create challenging transitions to adulthood and have a long-lasting impact.
The YWelp project is an Erasmus+ funded partnership across 5 countries (Ireland, Finland, Estonia, Northern Ireland and Australia) which started in 2017 and will end in 2019. The project focuses on youth work in various universities.
The NHSM officially terminated as a CoE campaign, but will now take its legacy to a new organisation. The most enthusiastic activists of the movement are willing to establish a movement or network, to carry on the mission to combat (online) hate speech.
The anti-rumours strategy (ARS) was first promoted in Barcelona in 2010, and involved over 3000 people. The ARS provides a long-term process of social change for discrimination, stereotypes and prejudices.
Responding to the challenges and opportunities that young people face; Youth Information Centres (YIC) in Pafos, Larnaca, Nicosia and Limassol have developed and held the Students’ Empowerment and Motivation Summer Schools.
Based on a survey that Koordinaatti carried out last summer, youth workers need more information, good and useful methods and materials on how to prevent sexual groomingand sexual abuse of children and young people. How can we talk about the issue with young people or recognisethe ones at risk?
During their Spring meeting in Gauting near Munich, the eight Southern German Youth Information Centres assessed their common understanding of youth information in their centres, and developed their paper: ‘Youth Information – Positioning 2020’.
Nowadays, it is quite rare to see young people without earphones, air pods and headphones on them. Young people barely watch TV nowadays, so how can we reach out to them? An innovative idea to reach out to the youth has been introduced by Teevit!
If you are a citizen of an EU country, then you are also a European citizen. But what does this mean in practice? What has the European Union done for you? The Youth Information Centre of Agros (Cyprus) ran a workshop with more than 450 young participants to raise European citizenship awareness.
ERYICA’s Ibero-Insular Working Group will meet for the second time in Evora, Portugal, on 29-31 October 2019. The purpose of the meeting is for the members to exchange best practices in the youth information field, and to plan the implementation in 2020 of the project ideas and initiatives that came up in the previous meeting.
ERYICA’s French-speaking Working Group will meet together on 24-25 October 2019 in Luxembourg. The purpose of the meeting will be to come up with an idea for a project on Media and Information Literacy to be carried out in 2020, as this is a priority topic for many of the French-speaking members of ERYICA
In the framework of our 3-networks cooperation, Eurodesk, ERYICA and EYCAare organising a common training event for the members of the three networks based on their needs in gaining skills and knowledge about different ways of reaching out to young people.
The partnership between the Council of Europe and ERYICA aims at creating a European Youth Information Quality Label. ERYICA has launched a Working Group, which is having theirthird meeting at the European Youth Centre in Strasbourg in October.
On 9 October, ERYICA will facilitate a workshop on the two projects during the European Week of Regions and Cities. The ambition of this session is to provide a research-informed contribution towards the improvement of conditions for the mobility of young people and, at the same time, to reduce negative impacts of youth mobility in some European regions.
The Innovative Youth Information Service Design and Outreach (DesYIgn) project is well under way!
The Working Group on the creation of an eLearning courseand toolkit met for the first time on 12-13 September in Helsinki, Finland. Their mandate is to create an eLearning course and a toolkit on service design in youth information and counselling by summer 2020.
Based on previous experience and due to the ever-growing number of ERYICA training courses, a working group of exceptional trainers in the European youth information scene developed a comprehensive, blended learning ERYICA Training of Trainers course - which is starting this October!
ERYICA is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Governing Board, that will lead the organisation for the next three years! We would like to thank the Governing Board that has worked with us over the past three years, especially those who are ending their terms (Sif Vik, Miriam Teuma and Daniel Poli), for their stunning professionalism and dedication.
On 9th May 2019, Ivica Bosnjak , State Secretary at the Ministry of Demographics, Family, Youth and Social Policy of the Republic of Croatia, held a formal signing of the European Youth Information Charter in Croatian. ERYICA Governing Board Member, Matjaž Medvešek, attended this event on behalf of ERYICA.
The Council of Europe is facing a budgetary crisis, in order to face this complex circumstance, it must reduce about 13% of its annual budget and it is foreseen that the budget of the CoE Youth Department will be significantly affected.
The European Youth Forum analysed in the report “The Future of Work and Youth” how this new era will affect young people, by identifying five key themes: skills, access to social protection, workers’ rights and wellbeing, transition and environmental concerns, and equality.