Youth Policy: The Essentials

Zara Lavchyan , Dr Howard Williamson CVO CBE FRSA FHEA, Sven Retore

Research output: Book/ReportBookpeer-review


Understanding some of the essentials of youth policy is an important step in looking at how youth policy can tackle challenges young people face today. The initiative for this document is associated to the symposium on “Youth policy responses to contemporary challenges young people face”, organized by the partnership between the European Commission and the Council of Europe in the field of youth, 12 – 14 June 2017, Prague, in the framework of the Czech Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe. This document offers all those interested in youth policy an overview of its main concepts, principles, and challenges.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBrussels
PublisherYouth Partnership between the European Commission and the Council of Europe Partnership Secretariat
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 2017


  • Youth Policy
  • Young People
  • Concepts and definitions
  • Key issues
  • Europe


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