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CSR Europe and European Youth Card Association partner to strengthen youth mobility

Thursday, June 9, 2016

CSR Europe and the European Youth Card Association (EYCA) have jointly signed the European Pact Youth Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen youth mobility in Europe.

The Memorandum of Understanding was signed on June 8 at the 32nd Annual Conference of EYCA in Gdansk, by Professor Laikanen (Chairman of the Board) and Jacques Spelkens, Head of CSR Benelux at ENGIE and member of the Board of CSR Europe.

Present at the ceremony were 100 delegates from 22 European countries re‎presenting 6 million European Youth Card holders, potential beneficiaries of the programmes falling under the European Pact for Youth.

ENGIE has a long-lasting partnership with the EYCA, particularly within the framework of the 'Mobility in the Mind' programme launched by the Council of Europe, represented in Gdansk by its Vice-President Włodzimierz Bernacki.

Discover the European Pact for Youth

About EYCA

The European Youth Card Association (EYCA) is a non-profit organisation that represents 39 youth card organisations in 36 countries across Europe.  All are committed to promoting youth mobility and active citizenship to more than 5 million cardholders. EYCA has one member organisation in every country/territory where it is represented; this member develops the youth card and provides young people access to discounts and benefits in the fields of mobility, accommodation, culture, services and products.

About CSR Europe

CSR Europe is the leading European business network for Corporate Social Responsibility. Through its network of around 50 corporate members and 45 National CSR organisations, it gathers over 10,000 companies, and acts as a platform for those businesses looking to enhance sustainable growth and positively contribute to society. In its mission to bring the CSR agenda forward, CSR Europe goes beyond European borders and cooperates with CSR organisations in other regions across the world.