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Empower inclusiv-ability


10-12 November 2021 | Iceland

A capacity building activity open for youth organisations willing to empower inclusive activities in their work with young people with disabilities and health conditions. A new tool emphasizing hands-on approach will be launched.

The main aim of the event is to build competences among youth workers who would like to empower inclusive activities in their work with young people. One of the aims is to provide a concrete and practical tool for involving participation of young people with disabilities and health conditions.

The organisers will introduce new Guidelines on Disability-Inclusion as a tool to support organisations open to work with young people with disabilities and health conditions but with few or non-relevant experience when planning disability-inclusive European youth mobility projects.

The activity will focus on providing an overview of all the things to keep in mind regarding various individual needs of participants with disabilities and for the different stages in international short-term mobility activities involving young persons with disabilities and health conditions. It will moreover introduce the funding opportunities in the frame of Erasmus+ Youth and European Solidarity Corps (ESC) programmes for quality disability-inclusive projects.

This event addresses youth workers, project managers and representatives of different kinds of organisations who would like to include young people with fewer opportunities in their youth mobility projects. It offers them space to explore the programmes as a tool for empowering and supporting a safe participation and social inclusion of young people within the programme itself, youth work and society.  

Aims & objectives:

  • Enhance youth workers’ competences in involving young people with disabilities and health conditions in European youth mobility projects.
  • Present hands-on approach when planning and implementing disability-inclusive youth mobility projects.
  • Provide a concrete and practical tool for involving participation of young people with disabilities and health conditions.
  • Explore the things to consider when planning a disability-inclusive youth mobility project.
  • Provide advice on the safe involvement of young people with disabilities and health conditions in youth mobility projects.
  • Explore how to overcome obstacles.
  • Get inspired. Share and exchange good practices in organizing and implementing disability-inclusive youth mobility projects.

Participants’ profile:

  • Youth workers and organizations with no or few experiences in working with young people with disabilities and health conditions and want to make their European youth work more inclusive and diverse.
  • Have experience with the Erasmus+ and/or European Solidarity Corps programmes.
  • Potentially organisations with basic experience with organising youth mobility projects for mixed groups that want to develop a more strategic inclusive approach.

Important: Please note that the organising partner will be closely observing the development of the COVID-19 pandemic and reserves the right to cancel the activity in accordance with internal decisions on hosting residential events.


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Applications are closed

The application deadline was 26 September 2021.

Date of selection: 8 October 2021

Training overview


This Seminar is

for 25 participants

from Belgium - FL, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Latvia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Western Balkan countries

and recommended for

Youth workers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers

Accessibility info:

This activity and venue place are accessible to people with disabilities.


Rannís│The Icelandic Centre for Research (National Agency)

This activity is organised in co-operation with Erasmus+/ESC National Agencies in Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Poland and Slovakia.

Contact for questions:

Helga Árnadóttir


Phone: +354 5155800


Participation fee

This project is financed by the participating National Agencies (NAs) of the Erasmus+ Programme. The participation fee varies from country to country. Please contact your National Agency to learn more about the participation fee for participants from your country:


Accommodation and food

The hosting NA of this offer will organise the accommodation and covers the costs for accommodation and food.

Travel reimbursement

Please contact your NA in order to know whether they would support your travel costs. If yes, after being selected, get in touch with your NA again to learn more about the overall procedure to arrange the booking of your travel tickets and the reimbursement of your travel expenses.

This training activity is funded by:

The Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme

Participants are entitled to receive a Youthpass certificate from the organiser, for recognition of their competence development during the activity. Read more about Youthpass:

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