The projects focus on inclusion and diversity, digitalisation, environmental responsibility and active citizenship, which are the priorities of the EU youth programmes, and on the themes of the EU Youth Strategy and the European Youth Goals.
These strategic projects support the development youth work and youth policy and promote the internationalisation of organisations and the inclusion of young people in the programme period 2021–2027.
The National Agencies work in cooperation with organisations in the field of youth at the national and local level. Finland’s National Agency participates in a total of 13 projects. Three of them are coordinated by Finland.
Cooperation projects coordinated by Finland
Finland participates in the following cooperation projects
Beyond Borders – Neighbours Together (in Finnish)www.oph.fi
Develops youth work and youth activities between the EU and its neighbouring areas.
Democracy Reloading (in Finnish)www.oph.fi
Supports municipalities in involving young people in local democracy.
European Academy of Youth Work (in Finnish)www.oph.fi
Collects and disseminates innovations made in European youth work.
European Youth Work Agenda (in Finnish)www.oph.fi
Promotes the visibility of youth work at the political level, disseminates new results and working methods and monitors the development of youth work in Europe.
EuroPeers (in Finnish)www.oph.fi
Builds a community for young people who have participated in EU youth programmes and offers them opportunities to communicate information to their peers.
Europe Goes Local (in Finnish)www.oph.fi
Develops and strengthens municipal youth work in Europe.
New Power in Youth (in Finnish)www.oph.fi
Develops the skills of those working with young people in supporting young people’s growth to citizenship and participation in democratic life.
Strategic Partnership on Inclusion (in Finnish)www.oph.fi
Supports the opportunities of young people in a vulnerable position to participate in EU youth programmes.
Strategic Partnership on Sport (in Finnish)www.oph.fi
Increases the participation of physical activity organisations in EU youth programmes and encourages the utilisation of international voluntary work in sports.
Youth@Work (in Finnish)www.oph.fi
Supports the role of youth work in the employment and entrepreneurship of young people.