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New initiatives to further boost role of youth, education and culture policies

May 22, 2018 | News

(22 May 2018) – The Commission today presents a new set of measures to build a European Education Area by 2025, and to implement a new Youth Strategy and a new Agenda for Culture.

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The new initiatives aim to enhance learning mobility and educational opportunities in the EU, empower young people, in particular by encouraging them to participate in civic and democratic life, and harness the potential of culture for social progress and economic growth in Europe.

The Commission is today presenting a package including: an overarching Communication on ‘Building a Stronger Europe: the role of youth, education and culture policies’; a Youth Strategy for the period 2019–2027; proposals for Council Recommendations on education; a New Agenda for Culture to raise awareness of Europe’s shared, diverse heritage.

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