An opportunity for participation and personal development.
In Spain the youth participation came from the 80s. Many of the developed methodologies then are perpetuated without adapting to the new times. What alternatives are proposed by the research about youth participation?
Young people who participate in informal educational activities acquire abilities, competence and values which assist in their social and personal development.
Associationism in general, and particularly youth associationism, is frequently linked to volunteer working , although there are also cases of paid partnership as sports federations members, labour union, political parties, trade associations, etc.
Traditionally youth participation has been linked with associations but in recent years there has been a change in that trend. Have the Spanish youngsters given up participating? Are there new ways of young participation?
The European Commission has pointed the fight against poverty as the key of his economic, work and social agenda
En España, las altas tasas de desempleo juvenil, la precariedad del mercado de trabajo y los altos precios para acceder a la vivienda dificultan la emancipación de los menores de 30 años, situación que se ha agravado con la crisis económica
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The Spanish Youth Council (CJE) is a representative body in Spain that, through the participation of young people, allows their inclusion in the development of policies that affect them as well as in social transformation
Teachers, students, staff and administration services and civil society have a moral responsibility in the functioning and development of the university and its participation as collective is essential.
It's time, finally I am 18 years old, I am on legal age!. As of now I am a citizen who has rights … but also responsabilities.
In this article we are going to explain in a very summarized way what means active suffrage (electors) and passive suffrage (eligible), how is regulated the right to vote in Spain, the requirements to exercise it and types of elections.
The student representation in university organs is a right recognized by all legislation on the subject, from national laws to the statutes of the different universities.
There is a network with more than 3,000 centres YIC in Spain. They are free services available to all young people, managed from the regional government, municipalities, and different local entities.
You can know how you can participate in Spain and their support structures for participation
The development of a program for youth with the theme Cinema and health should have as the main objective the promotion of health and the promotion of positive attitudes to reinforce healthy behaviors.
You can get to know some important issues about Youth Participation in Spain
Can young people give their opinion directly about policies which concern them? Are there any organizations which represent youth faced with the European Union? How can a European young person have influence in the European policies which concern him?