Category Archives: Video News

Youth unemployment – the lost generation?

A special edition of Forum explores possible solutions to the bane of youth unemployment in Europe. Can work be found for the youth of today or has a generation truly been lost? Nearly 25 % of young people under 25 are unemployed in Europe. One in four young people.

European Parliament welcomed Croatia

European twenty-seven became twenty-eight on 1 July 2013. On this occasion the flags in front of the European Parliament in Strasbourg were raised on Monday. EP President Martin Schulz shook hands with each Croatian MEP, placed the Croatian flag in the Chamber and delivered a speech.

League of Young Voters Campaign

At the end of May was launched a campaign called League of Young Voters covered by European Youth Forum. It took place during the YO!FEST Festival. The main aim is to increase voter participation of young people in European Parliament elections in 2014. Their participation has been continuously decreasing.  European Parliament elections in 2004 were attended 31 % of young people between 18-24 years. Five years later, it was only 29 %.

Homophobic attacks are still happening

Once a year, lesbian, gay, transgender and transsexual people celebrate the way they are in public. It’s loud, colourful and raucous. But many gay people face intimidation or worse, and too many other people don’t seem to care.

Youth revolution

Marian Zaidi in TV show of EuroparTV “7 days in Europe” brought an interview with general secretary of European Youth Forum Giuseppe Porcaro.