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European Youth Week

    European Youth Week

    European Youth Week is a celebration of the massive contribution young people make to Europe.  This year the slogan is ‘Shape it, move it, be it’ and the focus of the week is very much on Solidarity and the social commitment of young people.

    (This content was originally published in 2017)

    In Ireland there are lots of exciting events being organised both by Léargas and the Eurodesk Ireland Network!  So check out what is happening in your area and celebrate European Youth Week from 1-7 May!

    Léargas Regional European Youth Week Events

    Local Youth Week events will be a chance to learn about funding opportunities under Erasmus+ with a special emphasis on European Voluntary Service.  These events will look at how we challenge prejudice and promote solidarity through the method of ‘Living Library’. Newcomers to Erasmus+  are especially welcome.  For further details on these regional events click on the links below:

    Eurodesk Ireland Network European Youth Week Events

    The Eurodesk Ireland Network have a range of inspiring events over the course of Youth Week. From Donegal to Cork you’ll find our Eurodesk Multipliers bringing young people together in solidarity and diversity.  Here are some examples of the types of events available:

    To register for these events contact your local youth service!  For further details on European Youth Week visit and follow #youthweek on Twitter and Facebook.