The YOUTH Community Action Programme for the period 2000 to 2006
On 18 May the YOUTH programme was published in the Official Journal of the
European Community which means that the programme can start.
The YOUTH programme is a new programme including the old Youth for Europe
and European Voluntary Service programmes.
The decision makers set up five action fields. We give you a short overview of those. To get more information on the aims of the action programme, on how to have access to the programme, on the states which can take part in the programme etc. we advise you to go directly to the YOUTH site of the European Commission
ACTION 1 - YOUTH FOR EUROPE
Action 1.1: Intra-Community exchanges for young people
Action 1.2: Exchanges of young people with third countries
ACTION 2 - EUROPEAN VOLUNTARY SERVICE
Action 2.1: Intra-Community European voluntary service
Action 2.2 : European voluntary service with third countries
ACTION 3 - YOUTH INITIATIVES
In order to encourage initiative and creativity among young people, the Community will support projects in which young people actively and directly participate in innovative and creative schemes and in schemes which focus o the social commitment of young people at local, regional, national or European level. These projects will allow young people to develop their initiative and to put in to practice activities of their own devising in which they play the key roles.
ACTION 4 - JOINT ACTIONS
ACTION 5 - SUPPORT MEASURES
Action 5.1: Training and co-operation in relation to those involved in youth policy
Action 5.2: Information for young people and youth studies
Action 5.3: Information and visibility of measures
Action 5.4: Support measures