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International Youth Policy

What is International Youth Policy?

Youth Policy is a plan or course of action, of governments, political party, or organisation, intended to influence and determine decisions, actions, and other matters in the area of youth.

The purpose of youth policy is to create conditions for learning, opportunity and experience which ensure and enable young people to develop the knowledge, skills and competences to be actors of democracy and to integrate into society, in particular playing active part in both civil society and the labour market. The key measures of youth policies are to promote citizenship learning and the integrated policy approach. 

Ref: Siurala, Lasse (2005). European framework of youth policy.

European Youth Policy

Information on European Youth Policy and European Policy that affects young people in Europe and worldwide, such as The EU Youth Strategy 2010-1018, Europe 2020 Strategy and the European Charter.

United Nations and Youth