Advocacy Strategy and Priorities

Via its advocacy work, EEE-YFU aims to create an enabling policy environment for YFU member organisations to fulfil the common mission.

Our objectives

EEE-YFU’s current advocacy strategies has three key objectives:

  1. Leverage the role of intercultural learning and secondary school exchanges on the educational and youth policy agenda.
  2. Develop EEE-YFU’s capacity for evidence-based advocacy.
  3. Empower members of YFU to take an active role in shaping youth and educational policies and to engage in public debate.

Our focus

EEE-YFU’s advocacy work focuses on the following areas:

  • Intercultural learning 
  • Global and intercultural competencies 
  • Learning mobility 
  • Youth work and volunteering 
  • Non-formal education

Our calls

EEE-YFU’s most compelling calls are:

  • Recognition of school periods abroad, in order to unleash the potential of learning mobility and remove obstacle for studying abroad.
  • More investment in individual pupil mobility and participation of non-profit exchange organisations in pupil mobility schemes within the Erasmus+ Programme.
  • Intercultural and Global Competencies to be included and applied in all relevant frameworks and assessment tools.

Our Advocacy Campaigns

Advocacy Projects