University on Youth and Development

University on Youth and Development, CEULAJ, Mollina (Spain) 18 – 25 September 2011


In the Framework of the International Year of Volunteers + 10 (IYV+10) 2011 and the European Year of Volunteering 2011

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The University on Youth and Development is an activity jointly organised by the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe, the Spanish Government (INJUVE), the European Youth Forum (YFJ), the Spanish Youth Council (CJE), the Latin American Youth Forum (FLAJ) and other international youth organisations. Since its first edition in 2000, the University takes place once a year bringing together representatives of youth organisations and youth movements from all over the world who gather in the CEULAJ (Euro-Latin-American Youth Centre) to discuss, train and be trained as well as to take political action around the main issues on the global agenda. In 2011 the University on Youth and Development gathered for the 12th time to renew hopes and aspirations, objectives and challenges are launched to the partners to reinforce this as the space and home of Global Youth Work and of the Global Youth Movement.

Main Goals were

- To create a political space where youth can act upon and acknowledge the role they play in Global Development.

- To initiate and encourage debate aimed at defining the role youth play in elaborating development policies and in co-operation for development initiatives.

- To facilitate a process aimed at defining and implementing projects within the field of youth.

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