Some forty years on from the youth debates of the late 1960s,
the Assembly is asking the Council of Europe to refresh its approach
to youth co-operation.
This call is addressed to European governments which should
develop youth policies in concertation with young people. It is
addressed to the Committee of Ministers which should ensure adequate
funding is provided for the Council of Europe’s intergovernmental
programme of activities being developed with the support of the ministers
competent for youth questions and the relevant ministries and co-managed
with youth representatives.
The members of the Parliamentary Assembly are asked to involve
young people in their activities both in the Council of Europe and
Finally, a challenge is issued to young people and in particular
youth organisations that they insist on the possibilities offered
by the Council of Europe for effective interaction.