Think European – act local: the role of federal states and regions in the EU youth strategy

Conference on 12 November 2013, 11:00-16:30, Committee of the Regions
Location: Committee of the Regions, rue Belliard/Belliardstraat 101, Brussels

On 12 November 2013, the regions of Bremen, Saarland and Saxony-Anhalt, the German 'Youth for Europe' office and the Committee of the Regions will hold a conference, which will provide an opportunity to discuss the EU youth strategy and its contribution to Europe's broader growth strategy Europe 2020. The aim is to increase awareness of the role and political mandate of the regions with regards to European youth strategies. Topics of discussion will be:

The cross-sectoral dimension of youth policy;
The contribution of youth work to combating social exclusion and poverty;
Structural dialogue and local participation;
Instruments and scope of action for the regions in the EU youth strategy.

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