CoE Partnerships with Local Authorities
The Youth Department of the Council of Europe encourages and supports local and regional authorities to devise and set in place specific activities which contribute to the implementation of the Enter! Recommendation on supporting access of young people from disadvantaged neighbourhoods to social rights, namely through policies, programmes or projects which aim at providing or improving: accessible, affordable, and youth-friendly public services and other measures in the fields of education and training, employment and occupation, health, housing, information and counselling, sports, leisure and culture.
The support measures are on-demand provision of assistance and cooperation by the Council of Europe, which means that upon reception of the expression of interest, the Council of Europe will assess the type of support, expertise and cooperation that can be envisaged with the partnering local authority.
The support measures provided by the Council of Europe are based on the principle of cooperation and mutually shared interest in improving access to social rights of young people from disadvantaged neighbourhoods.
These support measures consist of:
1. Sharing expertise and experience
2. Institutional and educational support
3. Capacity-building activities
4. Networking and peer-learning activities
5. Advice on policy development or reform
Proposed measures should be implemented from 15 September to 30 November 2023.
Who can apply
Local authorities or their partners based in one of its 46 CoE member states.
Deadline: 22 June 2023, 23:59 CEST.
Read more here.