The European Solidarity Corps is the new European Union initiative which creates opportunities for young people to volunteer or work in projects in their own country or abroad that benefit communities and people around Europe.
Assists the European Commission in the implementation of the EQF & follows up on the Council recommendation on the validation of non formal and informal learning.
The Advisory Group assists the European Commission with the implementation of the revised Europass Decision. CEV works to ensure that Europass is suitable for volunteers who want to be able to demonstrate their skills & competencies acquired whilst volunteering,including soft and transversal skills.
CEV is one of 17 experts from civil society; E+/EuSC National Agencies, the European Commission; EACEA and other experts,
researchers and trainers convened to provide guidance to the work of the ESC Resource Centre based in Vienna.
CEV participates in the civil dialogue group to ensure that the role of volunteers and their needs are taken into account when dealing with the topic of employment and social affairs.
CEV participates in the civil dialogue group to ensure that the role of volunteers and their needs are taken into account when dealing with the topic of migration and home affairs.
Advice and expertise provided by Expert Group members will directly support the Commission's work in the review of the 2008 Council recommendation on the mobility of young volunteers across the European Union, as envisaged in the EU Youth Strategy.
The Volunteering Advocacy Report (VAR) is a regular video feature explaining the different areas of focus and advocacy actions taken by the CEV secretariat in Brussels.