European Solidarity Corps: three years on

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. On 14 September it was the third anniversary of President Juncker’s 2016 State of the Union announcement to set up a European Solidarity Corps, offering young people the opportunity to take part in a wide range of solidarity activities across the EU. Since then, […]

Final vote on European Solidarity Corps

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Young people are now able to volunteer or work in EU-wide solidarity schemes, after a final vote on the European Solidarity Corps on Tuesday. The initiative, announced by President Juncker during the State of the Union speech in September 2016 and officially launched in […]

What we need for a better European Solidarity Corps

The European Youth Forum welcomes the launch of the European Solidarity Corps (ESC) putting the spotlight on the value of volunteering and young people’s contribution to society. However, following the European Commission’s announcement today of the proposed legal basis of the ESC, key concerns and priorities put forward by the Youth Forum and its Members […]