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Monthly Newsletter for Youth Professionals
October 2022

Time to Move campaign is back!


It is that time of the year again - it's Time to Move! Virtual volunteering? School exchange for a semester? Internships abroad? Now is the perfect time to find the next project abroad and start planning.

The Eurodesk interactive map will guide you through the exciting events that have characterised the initiative for years. Events are taking place across Europe, check the map regularly to find the activity closest to you off line or online. Do not miss also our contest: we are looking for an illustration or a photo that best represents the Time to Move campaign and what it means to discover Europe.

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Eurodesk new executive committee


At the last Eurodesk General Assembly which took place place in Croatia on 30 September, the assembly elected the new members of the Eurodesk Executive Committee, the governing body of the international association. Lorena Baric (Croatia) was elected as the new President of the association, while Claire Conlon (France), Zsófia Bertalan (Hungary), Robert Helm-Pleuger (Germany), Miriam Petra Ómarsdóttir Awad (Iceland), Valentina Piras (Italy) and Pavlína Macounová (Czech Republic) have been elected as members of the Executive Committee. 

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Call for the 2023 pool of European Young Journalists! 


Eurodesk and the European Commission are inviting young people to put their journalistic skills into practice and report on issues that matter to them. Eligible applicants should be from 18 to 30 years old, coming from all over the European Union and the Erasmus+ associated countries and available to contribute, on a volunteering basis, for a 1-year period. In exchange they will have the chance to learn new tools, trends and techniques from professionals with regular online training webinars and much more. 

Deadline to apply: 30 October.

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With a new guest and a new country every week, the Be Europe podcast explores topics important to young Europeans today. Did you miss any of the previous episodes? Listen to them on TwitchYoutube or Spotify.

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First Youth Action Plan in EU External Action


The Commission and the High Representative adopted the Youth Action Plan in the European Union external action for 2022-2027, the first-ever policy framework for a strategic partnership with young people around the world to build a more resilient, inclusive, and sustainable future.

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Commission adopts its proposal to make 2023 the European Year of Skills


Following the announcement by President Ursula von der Leyen in her 2022 State of the Union address, the Commission has adopted its proposal to make 2023 the European Year of Skills.

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EU Survey: Towards a manifesto for gender-inclusive STE(A)M education and careers


The European Commission has launched a survey in view of the co-creation of a “Manifesto for gender-inclusive STE(A)M education and careers”, in line with the ambition under the European Strategy for Universities to strengthen women and girl’s participation in STEM studies and careers.
Deadline: 18 November.

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Exhibition "Europe of opportunities, experience and development"


Czech Eurodesk partner Eurocentrum Ostrava, in cooperation with Europe Direct Ostrava, organised an outdoor exhibition "Europe of opportunities, experience and development" as their main Eurodesk activity in 2021. The exhibition mapped stories of residents of the Moravian-Silesian Region who experienced some of the Erasmus+ or European Solidarity Corps programmes. The aim of the exhibition was to get personal impressions of the participants but also to motivate citizens of this region to get involved in some of those programmes. 

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24-31 October 2022

Global Media and Information Literacy Week

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25 October 2022

Youth dialogue on the future of finance with Commissioner McGuinness

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27 October 2022

Global Study Abroad Fair

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7-9 November 2022

World Forum for Democracy

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11-12 November 2022

Paris Peace Forum

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15 November 2022

Info session: European Universities - Erasmus+ 2023

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The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of young people – Policy responses in European countries 

Education at a Glance 2022 

EUYC Prague Conference Final Report: Deliberations on Sustainability and Inclusion →

Guidelines for teachers and educators on tackling disinformation and promoting digital literacy through education and training 



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