Youth participation has been one of the topics of the European research project UP2YOUTH. Now a new volume builds on the results of the project and sheds new light into an old topic. The volume is entitled „Youth participation in Europe. Beyond discourses, practices and realities“ and is edited by Patricia Loncle, Morena Cuconato, Virginie Muniglia and Andreas Walther More information is at the publisher’s Website. More on the project at www.up2youth.org.
The European research project UP2YOUTH has ended in summer. The results of the project are now summarized at the UP2YOUTH-Website.
IRIS Newsletter 1/2007 published Youth and Participation is the topic of the latest IRIS Newsletter. Participation of chidren and young people has become the number one topic in youth policies. But, what does it mean? Who is participating in what? Does participation make a difference with regard to social integration or is it just a cover-up of the exclusion of young people from decisions that concern them? The new IRIS newsletter is dealing with these questions before the background of …
At the outset of this project potential partner cities were invited to join a network in which young people would be empowered to make a contribution to civic life in their cities; to make recommendations to statutory bodies; and help to develop forms of governance that encourage the active participation of young people. The idea behind this was simple: young people are the future and, as such, they should be the source of solutions to local issues. The „Young Citizens‘ Project“ ended up …
UP2YOUTH a thematic network (full title: „Youth – Actor o Social Change“) funded under the EU’s 6th framework programme. More information can be found under the Internet Portal www.up2youth.org .
YOYO – Youth Policy and Participation „Youth Policies and Participation“ (YOYO) is an EGRIS (European Group for Integrated Social Research) project, coordinated by IRIS e.V. (Institut für regionale Innovation und Sozialforschung) Tübingen and funded the European Commision’s 5. Framework Programme for Research.
YOYO – Youth Policy and Participation More information on YOYO can be found in the project description page. YOYO has published the following articles and book chapters: