On 24 April 2018, ALDA, in partnership with 5 other European organisations, hosted the final conference of the project YouthMetre. The final conference took place at the Committee of the Regions (Brussels), and gathered together representatives from more than 60 European institutions, local and regional authorities, civil society associations, experts and ordinary citizens to exchange … Continue reading YouthMetre final conference “Digital tools to foster youth engagement at the local level”
“Structured Dialogue: the use of digital tools to foster youth engagement in policy-making” within the framework of the project “YouthMetre: a tool for forward looking youth participation” 24 April, Brussels Committee of the Regions, Brussels ALDA – the European Association for Local Democracy, in partnership with the European Association of Geographers (EUROGEO), the … Continue reading Invitation to the YouthMetre final conference
In the past few years, the global economy has been severely tested by the economic crisis started in 2006. Everywhere in Europe, economic growth has stagnated and the employment opportunities for youth have decreased. The data shown by the YouthMetre e-tool give us a gloomy picture of the employment issue among youth in Italy. Indeed, … Continue reading Case Study: Employment and entrepreneurship in Umbria, Italy
Malta’s youth are some of the most overweight in the EU. The country’s high level of obesity can be linked to smoking, alcohol use and social inequality. Can Malta sport its way out of the problem? New habits and social routines have pushed Malta’s youth into an unhealthy direction. Rising overweight among the country’s young people has … Continue reading Case Study: Can Overweight Malta Sport Its Way Out of Obesity?