Category Archives: Youth policies

 

In order to build cohesive, integrated and democratic societies, young people’s voices deserve to be heard and their concerns ought to be placed at the centre of European policymaking. In the EU Member States, young people are calling for concrete action on the issues that affect them the most and which will have an impact on their future, stressing how solidarity and mutual respect are important to live together in peaceful and prosperous societies.

Since faith represents a constitutive part of young people’s life, it is essential that young Europeans are free to express their wishes and act in our societies in light of their values, beliefs and religious experience. In dialogue with the European institutions, COMECE strives to bring forward the voice of all young Catholics, promote their desires for the future of the European project, and allow them to engage with EU policies, exchanging with policymakers and working together for the Common Good.

 

News

Catholic Youth Convention: Young European Catholics meet with Commissioner Várhelyi

The full video of the 2nd session of the 2nd Catholic Youth Convention on the Future of Europe is now available on our YouTube channel. The event, entitled “Sharing our dreams on the Future of Europe”, was held on Thursday 15 June 2022 by COMECE and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. Watch the video It featured a dialogue meeting on ‘Youth and South-East Europe’ between young participants from all … Continue reading »

Press Release

2nd session of the Catholic Youth Convention to take place on 15 June

Following the launch of the 2nd Catholic Youth Convention on the Future of Europe, COMECE and KAS invite you to join the second part of this initiative, which will take place on Wednesday 15 June 2022, with the extraordinary participation of EU Commissioner Olivér Várhelyi. Registration is now open | Programme Young people from across Europe are strongly encouraged to register and participate in the … Continue reading »

Invitation

EVENT | Registration now open for the 2nd Catholic Youth Convention on the Future of Europe

COMECE and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) invite you to participate in the 2nd edition of the Catholic Youth Convention on the Future of Europe, to be held on Thursday 2 and Wednesday 15 June 2022 on the theme “Sharing our dreams on the future of Europe”. Registration now open The event is organised in the context of the 2022 “European Year of Youth” and at the … Continue reading »

News

Green Deal: Final Report of the Interfaith Youth Convention is now online

The final report of the Interfaith Youth Convention on the European Green Deal is now available online. The document sets out the 21 proposals that young people of different religious traditions have put forward and developed with the hope of seeing them reflected in the European Green Deal. Download the Report In October and November 2021, over 100 young Europeans, aged 18 to 35, delegated … Continue reading »

Press Release

COMECE releases the first report of its Interfaith Youth Convention

The Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) releases on Wednesday 10 December 2021 the first report of its Interfaith Youth Convention, which gathers young Europeans sharing their hopes and recommendations for a better care of our Common Home. The report comes on the occasion of the UN Climate Change Conference and follows the first stage of the “Interfaith Youth Convention on … Continue reading »