Under the motto “Europe for YOUth – YOUth for Europe: Space for Democracy and Participation”, the EU Youth Conference hosted by the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU focused on Youth Goal #9 “Space and Participation for All”. Its main outcome is a Toolbox of actions, measures and political recommendations to help achieve European Youth Goal #9 and its 7 targets. Written under the auspices of the Portuguese National Youth Council, it contains material to start forging youth policies and projects that reflect the views of European youngsters on Youth Goal #9. Amongst the initiatives presented as inspiration, the Eurodesk Euroclasses are mentioned as an important initiative to be mainstreamed in all countries. Participants proposed to further encourage partnerships between youth organisations, NGOs, and youth information centres as potential multipliers of Eurodesk to expand the implementation of Euroclasses in all Member countries, particularly in schools. By doing so, non-formal learning methods would be present, as well as civil society, in schools and thereby bring together actors active in citizenship promotion, European awareness, and education.
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