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EACEA National Policies Platform: Youthwiki


1. Youth Policy Governance

1.8 Cross-border cooperation

  1. Cooperation with European countries
  2. International cooperation

Cooperation with European countries

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport & Youth has signed a cooperation agreement with Bulgaria and it is also in the process of signing an agreement with Poland and Italy.

These agreements include activities in the field of youth, so the Youth Board of Cyprus is in close cooperation with the Ministry for these actions.

International cooperation

The Youth Board of Cyprus maintains important international relations and cooperation. It is active on both European and national levels for the promotion of youth policy issues.

Specifically, the organization participates in Experts Groups dealing with youth issues, such as the Youth Department of the Council of Europe, the Partnership between the European Union and the Council of Europe and the European Knowledge Centre for Youth Policy.

Moreover, the organisation participates or supports the participation of young people in United Nations conferences and Commonwealth meetings, on issues related to youth.

The Youth Board is also a member of the European Youth Information and Counselling Agency (ERYICA) and the European Youth Card Association (EYCA).  

Moreover, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport & Youth has signed cooperation agreements with Israel and China, which include activities and actions in the field of youth.