Today, in Europe there are about 200 Million people between 13 and 30 living, loving, worrying, growing up, studying, working, searching, thriving. These are European young people. These young people have very specific needs, problems and opportunities, expectations, ambitions, demands, and dreams.European Youth Work assists young people to meet the challenges they are facing. But what exactly is Youth Work, where does it come from and what’s its purpose?