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Bursaries to attend our London conference

The deadline to apply for a bursary worth €200 plus £70 (registration) to travel to London is just around the corner.

This year, we are offering this support to anyone not from the UK to attend our Annual Conference ‘European Community Voices Stronger Together: Abused and Stigmatized No More’

It will be held at the unique location of Honorable Society of the Middle Temple on July 12th-13th. We have a limited number of bursaries so they are distributed on a first come first serve basis.

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Our impact in 2017

What a year 2017 has been! As the financial year has come to an end, we look back at what we have achieved for our members, users and society. Brexit, changes in government and policies, security and human rights threats, unemployment and discrimination, all topic that featured prominently!

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Call For Peer Reviewers for the Youth Voice Journal

The Editor of the Youth Voice JournalDr. Theo Gavrielides, is currently recruiting new reviewers to carry out double blind review for the Youth Voice Journal.

About the journal

Youth Voice Journal (YVJ) is an international, multidisciplinary, peer reviewed journal that publishes theoretical contributions and empirical studies on issues affecting young people worldwide.

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Boxing through Brexit: Our team away day

On April 10th, we had our first IARS away day of the year, and it was an eventful one at that (spoiler alert it ended with a punch!) The team got together and took the opportunity to get to know one another and familiarise themselves with the projects that our project coordinators are working hard to deliver.

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Sexual Orientation and Young People: Just launched

Today we are extremely excited to launch the first 2018 Special Issue, with Special Guest editor Dr Jason Schaub from Birmingham University. This release highlights the journey that young people face while dealing with LGBT+ issues.

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From the 3rd-4th May, IARS Found and Director, Dr Theo Gavrielides, will be a keynote speaker at the 2nd Biennial International conference on Restorative Justice. This international event is organised by Tarbiat Modares University and is titled“Restorative Justice as a Bridge between Silk Road Civilizations”. It will be held in Tehran, Iran.

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EYE2018 Instagram Photo Competition

Are you over 18, living in an EU country and passionate about photography? Take part in the European Parliament's Instagram photo contest for the chance to win a place at the 2018 European Youth Event (EYE) in Strasbourg!

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Bursaries for IARS members: 1 week in Romania for CPD human rights training

We are offering 3 bursaries to our members to attend a CPD accredited training event on 19 – 24 March 2018, in Bucharest, Romania. The event entitled “Abused No More: Safeguarding Youth and Empowering Professionals” will strengthen the skills and competences of youth professionals who are working with marginalised young people especially those who are facing exclusion and discrimination due to ethnicity, gender-based abuse or their cultural backgrounds. The deadline for applying is Tuesday 6th March. Only IARS members are eligible.

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The Youth Voice Journal joins one of the biggest indexing channels in Europe

IARS has always aspired to be a leader in creating new knowledge and forming public and expert opinion on matters involving Youth, Justice and Equality. When Dr. Theo Gavrielides founded the Youth Voice Journal (YVJ) in 2009, his aim was to create a space that allowed academics and young people to publish their research on a peer-reviewed platform in the hopes that this collection of evidence-based research changes the way we view matters that affect us all.

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DROP-In: a new, youth-led project for early school leavers

The “DROP-In – Early School Leavers” new EU project seeks to establish alternative pathways for youth ESLs and drop outs, towards social inclusion and ultimately, the labour market.

A modern, integrated and holistic e-learning and networking platform will be available for young drop-outs and ESLs across Europe while, on the same time, new and innovative methodologies will be introduced in order to enhance the basic and transversal skills of the specific group.

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