The training aims to contribute to the ongoing European discussion on the borders of the European Union, its common European values and the possibility to create a working common civil society across the national borders in Europe. Various issues ranging from migration and integration to economic development and religious freedom are currently dominating political debates all across the European Union, while young people are mainly excluded from these debates they will have to live with the consequences of decisions made nowadays.
· To foster an understanding of the concept of European Citizenship
· To empower young people to take an active role in society
· To debate European values
· To share methods and approaches of youth inclusion
· To establish new partnerships and cooperation for the improvement of quality in international youth work
The training course will provide a platform for youth workers from EU and other programme countries to learn how young people can take an active role on local and international level and to have their voice heard regarding current European challenges. Therefore, an exchange of tools and approaches for active participation of young people and means of influencing and creating youth policy on local and national level will be core elements of the training.
This Training will bring together 24 participants from European Union countries. The activity will be held in English. There are 2 vacancies available and participants should have minimum 18 years old.
The Youth in Action programme will cover 100% of the accommodation, food and activities and will reimburse the participants with 70% of the travel costs. There will be a participation fee of 30 Eur. per participant.
All the interested people should fill the application form below. The application form must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Application deadline: 8th March 2012
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