- The dialogue takes place in 18-month workshops with policy makers.
- Each cycle focuses on one or more objectives, set by the Council of Youth Ministers.
- The process is organized by national dialogue groups, which consult with young people, youth organizations and policy makers.
- The Presidency has a leading role in guiding the implementation of the EU Youth Dialogue and works closely with the European Commission, National Agencies, and civil society representatives to present a joint proposal.
The body responsible for approving the proposal is the Council of the European Union.