MIJARC Europe

International Movement of Catholic Agricultural and Rural Youth

Positions papers

2017

After working for one year on the topic of climate change, a position paper on the topic was released. The proposal will be discussed at our OGA, which takes place in Mainz – Germany between 22nd – 23rd July 2017.

2017 – World Climate Challenge – A sustainable future for youth in rural areas


2016

In 2016, the GA adopted a position paper on youth employment which is based on the work done during the international seminar and the international training course held in 2015. Still a hot topic today, youth unemployment, especially in rural areas, is a priority for MIJARC Europe.

2016 – Let us in! Keep the faith in youth!


2015

As a response to the migration crisis in Europe and the unfair treatment of people who are migrating, the member movements of MIJARC Europe worked together to define their position. This paper addresses politicians, men, women and all the population an invites all of us to rethink the policies towards migrants.

2015 – Welcome in Europe – our responsibility for asylum seekers


2014

KLJB Germany and MRJC France prepared a document “Rethink TTIP – democracy going astray” which expresses the position of MIJARC Europe and its member movements to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. The position paper was adopted by the MIJARC Europe General Assembly on 27th July 2014.

2014 – Rethink TTIP


2013

MIJARC Europe member movements adopted on the 17th March 2013, during the European Coordination meeting in Dachau, a position paper expressing the views, demands and commitments of rural youth from Portugal, Spain, France, Belgium, Germany, Poland, Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania about migration issues, coming out of the conclusion of our seminar “Migration – Challenge for European Rural Development”.

2013 – MIGRATION – a big Challenge for European Youth in rural Development


2012

MIJARC Europe member movements adopted on the 31st March 2012, during the European Coordination meeting, a position paper expressing the views and commitments of rural youth from Portugal, Spain, France, Belgium, Germany, Poland, Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania about specific issues related to Human Rights that were discussed as well together with representatives of youth movements form Croatia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kosovo and Peru, during our seminar ““Think Globally, Act locally: making rural youth promote Human Rights in rural Europe”.

2012 – Rural youth promoting human rights in Europe

 

 

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