Publications and Resources
Erasmus+ – European Commission
The Erasmus+ programme of the European Union supports projects and activities in the fields of Education, Training, Youth and Sports for the period 2014-2020. Web: http://ec.europa.eu/erasmus-plus_en
Coordinating Committee of International Voluntary Service Organisations of UNESCO. The objectives of CCIVS are related to the promotion and development of the voluntary service movement on national, regional and international levels in the contemporary world.
UNITED for Intercultural Action
European network against nationalism, racism, fascism and in support of migrants and refugees.
Council of Europe’s Directorate of Youth and Sport
The Council of Europe’s Directorate of Youth and Sport organises a wide range of activities, including training courses, study sessions, intercultural language courses, seminars, symposia, expert meetings, research, publications and advice on youth policy development.
United Nations Youth Unit
The UN Youth Unit is the focal point in the UN on youth. It aims to enhance awareness of the global situation of youth and of the rights and aspirations of young people. It works towards greater participation of youth in decision-making for peace and development. It is part of the Division for Social Policy and Development.
United Nations Volunteers – UNV
The United Nations Volunteers is the UN organization that supports sustainable human development globally through promotion of volunteerism, including mobilization of volunteers. It is administered by the United Nations Development Programme.
UNV World Volunteer Web
The WorldVolunteerWeb.org supports the volunteer community by providing a global one-stop-shop for information, resources, and organizations linked to volunteerism. It aims to represent the diversity of volunteerism in all of its cultural forms, bringing global ideals to local voluntary actions.
UNESCO Section for Youth
UNESCO’s objective is to help empower young people, reaching out to them, responding to their expectations and ideas, fostering useful and long-lasting skills. The United Nations define youth as persons between the ages of 15 and 25. The Section for Youth works specifically for the people in this age category.
Culture of Peace Network
The Culture of Peace News Network (CPNN) is a project of the Global Movement for a Culture of Peace, initiated by the United Nations, where readers exchange information about events, experiences, books, music, and web news that promote a culture of peace. .