Open webinars related to the online course "Europe for young people: How citizenship works in the European context?"

Join the series of webinars with inspiring speakers reflecting the topic of Europe, citizenship and young people, as well as the role of youth work in relation to these topics! The webinars are open also for those who are not taking part in the online course.

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24th of November at 15:00 - 17:00 CET
Building tomorrow’s Europe: What kind of Europe do we want? 

How present is Europe in the lives of young people today?
How can European programmes and institutions bring Europe (and its opportunities) closer to young people?


  • Stefan Manevski, Educational Advisor, Youth Department of the Council of Europe
  • Malte Krumrey, Advisor for European Youth Policy,  JUGEND für Europa
  • Maija Lehto, Programme Officer, SALTO South East Europe Resource Centre
  • Jo Claeys, educator 

1st of December at 15:00 - 17:00 CET
Me, you(th) and Europe: How does Europe shape who we are?

European values - which ones are they and are they exclusively European?
How do national and European identity coexist and how important is European identity for young people nowadays?


  • Albrecht Sonntag, professor of European Studies, PhD of Sociology, Université de Nantes
  • Manfred Zentner, youth researcher and a lecturer and trainer for qualitative research methods
  • Max Fras, researcher and Employment and Youth Advisor at DAI

8th  of December at 15:00 - 17:00 CET
Young people’s citizenship in Europe: How do we come together in Europe?

What kind of young citizens do we have today in Europe?
What is the role of young people in “fighting for” democracy in contemporary Europe?
What is the role of youth workers in supporting young people's citizenship and participation on the European level?


  • Andreas Hirsch, Advisor on European Youth Policy, JUGEND für Europa
  • Georg Pirker, Chairperson, DARE network – Democracy and Human Rights Education in Europe

15th of December at 15:00 - 17:00 CET
Young people and Europe: How do we make change in Europe? 

How can young people (supported by youth workers) make change on the European level?
What mechanisms are already there? What mechanisms are missing? 
How can young people (supported by youth workers) influence policy making)?


  • Corina Pirvulescu, Membership and Project Manager, European Youth Card Association - EYCA
  • Marko Kovačić, Research fellow in youth studies, National Correspondent for Youth Policy


In search for Europe: What is Europe (in all its complexity)? (Meet-up of the participants of the course on the 17th of November at 15:00 - 17:00 CET)

Where do we go from here? (as youth workers)  (Meet-up of the participants of the course on the 22nd of December at 15:00 - 17:00 CET)

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