POYWE published, together with partners, the Declaration of Principles_Professional Open Youth Work. The document is not a set of top down rules but intended as a tool to make more clear what youth work is and what the underlying values are. It is there to open up discussions.

The declaration is one of the outcomes of Mapping Professional Open Youth Work.

The partners in this project were:
bOJA – bundesweites Netzwerk Offene Jugendarbeit/Austria
Ungdom og Fritid/Norway
n.e.t.z. – Netzwerk der Jugendtreff und -zentren Südtirol/Italy
Udruga „ZAMISLI“/Croatia
Stichting JONG Rotterdam/The Netherlands
HUMAK University of Applied Sciences/Finland
Institute for policy research and analysis/Lithuania
Newman University/UK