ECYC Presentation

Report
European Confederation
of Youth Clubs
ECYC
Is an International Non-Governmental Youth
Organisation (INGYO), founded in 1976, which aims to:
Advocate the benefits of open youth work
Promote co-operation between open youth work
organisations in Europe
Increase international awareness amongst young people
Encourage young people to become active citizens at all
levels of society and within their communities
Produce materials, resources and publications for young
people, youth workers and youth work organisations
Open Youth Work is:
Open to all young people
Educative
Participative
Designed to promote equality of opportunity
Empowering
Fun
Engaging
ECYC Members Countries:
Albania
Armenia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Belgium
Bulgaria
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
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Finland
France
Georgia
Germany
Iceland
Ireland
Italy
Luxembourg
Moldova
Norway
Poland
Romania
Russia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Ukraine
United Kingdom
E C Y C Involves:
18 000 youth clubs, youth groups and projects
3.5 million young people
ECYC
is represented on the following bodies:
European Youth Forum
European Union Affairs Commission
Council of Europe Affairs Commission
European Youth forum Pool of Trainers
INGO Liaison Committee of the Council of Europe
ECYC Activities
Organising seminars for young people and youth workers
Promoting youth exchanges amongst member
organisations
Developing new initiatives relevant to open youth work
Facilitating networking amongst members on topics of
common interest
Developing policy guidelines on relevant open youth work
issues
Developing training programmes for youth
workers
ECYC
Co-operates with other organisations and agencies
related to young people and open youth work
Is a member of the European Youth Forum (YFJ)
Enjoys participative status with the Council of Europe
Visit ECYC Online!
www.ecyc.org

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