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What was the European Year of Youth?

2022 was the European Year of Youth (EYY), shining a light on the importance of European youth to build a better future – greener, more inclusive and digital. During the EYY, young people seized the many opportunities to engage in more than 13 000 activities in 67 countries. Youth were given a voice, and it was heard! Through social media, during debates and encounters between our politicians and young citizens, young people expressed their views and aspirations. 

Now it’s time to reflect and act on the Year of Youth legacy!

The Year in numbers!

91.4 million+ citizens reached
13000+ activities organised

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What do young journalists think?

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What is the EU doing for youth?

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67 countries
13000+ activities
Youth participation, Youth and the world, Culture, Inclusion and equality, Education,
European values, Health and climate

Voices of young Europeans

Explore what young European journalists have to say
Get inspired by young people all over Europe
Views & hopes for the future
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What is the EU doing for youth?

Programmes and funded opportunities