25 January 2014, the European Confederation of Youth Clubs Was Here

They reach over 2 million people every year. ECYC unites over 10,000 youth clubs from all over Europe through 19 national member organisations. They are one, if not the biggest, youth networks from our continent. The vision of the European Confederation of Youth Clubs (ECYC) is to empower young people through open youth work and […]

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24 January 2014, Capital Europe 2: Go Nonformal, Apply for International Meeting in Cluj

Capital Europe 2 – GO NONFORMAL Partnership-building Activity 12-16 March 2014 | Cluj Napoca, Romania For nonformal learning passionates – a partnership building activity around the European Youth Capital concept and to develop partnerships for CONNECTOR – A Nonformal Happening (see description) as part of this concept. What (in a „nutshell”) A networking event aiming […]


19 January 2014, Thessaloniki2014 and Cluj2014 Are Now Friends

It is not such a big deal. But still it is, as we managed to take serious steps towards operationalizing a set of plans and activities. In short, we will do the following main categories: Identifying a list of events and fostering participation Cooperating in order to foster cooperation between Cluj and Thessaloniki and to […]


12 January 2014, Cluj: Better Quality of Life for Locals, Gamma City for the World

We propose to introduce in the vision of Cluj-Napoca: to become one of the Gamma cities of the world. This is one thing we proposed today as an answer to the request of Cluj-Napoca European Capital of Culture Association (responsible entity for the creation of the mid-term vision of the city) and we proposed several […]


20 December 2013, Varna-Braga-Torino-Thessaloniki-Maribor-Cluj Cooperation Confirmed, with EU Funding

Another confirmation of the ever growing importance of European Youth Capital titles at European level. Varna, as former finalist for 2015 and 2016, but a city which takes up the challenge for a third time too, had the ambition to plan a project called ‘Youth Capitals in Action’. They applied for a special strand within the […]


19 December 2013, Youth Worker’s Academy – Experience Exchange Between Moldova and Romania

We are almost at the end of a very interesting and in many ways defining year for the preparations concerning the Youth@Cluj-Napoca 2015 – European Youth Capital programme. Amongst a huge number of activities and initiatives which were only visible at the local level, this year we were also focused on understanding our role in […]


11 December 2013, Call for 2017’s European Youth Capital is Open. Our Advice

The European Youth Forum announced the official call for the 2017 European Youth Capital title. Time goes by very quickly, as the deadline for the first round of concept notes is 20 February 2014. AGAIN, WHAT IS THE EUROPEAN YOUTH CAPITAL TITLE? You can find the call on the website. We quote from them: […]


24 November 2013, One Year on for Cluj: European Youth Capitals and the Power of Networking

Today we marked exactly one year since winning the European Youth Capital title. We had an opportunity to reflect on what we got access to with this historic moment for Cluj. Much have been said and written lately about the power and importance of network-building and networking activities. Although we always try to avoid being […]