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Erasmus Goes Greener - A combined study visit and partnership building activity

Study Visit

22-27 August 2021 | Brussels and Vallonia, Belgium - FR

EGG provides a possibility to network and share between organisations who are interested in how to make Erasmus+ projects greener. You don't need previous knowledge about sustainability or green projects, just motivation to make a change.

For participants from Belgium (FR), Finland, Germany, Hungary, Norway, Portugal and Romania.

About the activity

This Erasmus Goes Greener activity is  part of a series of learning events that explores how Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps projects can be more responsible towards nature — from creating a greener vision for the project and discovering possible opportunities to taking action and contributing to a sustainable movement.

By the end of our journey together we plan to have more Erasmus+ and Solidarity Corps projects that are responsible towards nature, more projects that address the “sustainability” and “nature protection” topics, as well as increased environmental literacy and advocacy in the Erasmus+ sectors.

This event is a combined partnership building activity and study visit. The selected participants  will both be able to present their organisations and develop ideas for future cooperations, while sharing experiences and getting inspiration and input from youth work organisations in Vallonia. 

The group will be divided into 3 smaller groups for the study visits. This will make it easier to cater for different needs and interests participants have.

The activity is planned around non-formal learning methods, based on experiental learning and participation. The full list of objectives and a draft programme outline can be found as an attached file in the end of this call.

Preparation

Erasmus Goes Greener requires active participation from the very start. There will be online activities before the event where we invite participants to join, individual preparation tasks, and also a meeting with the national group of participants.

Contact the National Agency of Erasmus+ Youth in your country to learn more about the national activities. 

  • Belgium: thierry.dufour@cfwb.be
  • Finland: Paavo.Pyykkonen@oph.fi
  • Germany: Bergstein@jfemail.de
  • Hungary:  ildiko.gulacsi@tpf.hu
  • Norway: gry.nesse@bufdir.no
  • Portugal: carla.marques@juventude.pt
  • Romania: nicusor.ciobanu@anpcdefp.ro

Target group

You are invited to join this programme if you are:

  • Active in local youth work (e.g. project manager, youth worker, youth leader, facilitator, trainer); 
  • Already involved in Erasmus+ projects, or committed to take the first steps into E+ in the coming year;
  • Highly motivated and determined to implement greener management processes and greener learning experiences for the project participants and organisations involved;
  • Interested in deepening your know-how in sustainability, in particular related to E+ and ESC projects;
  • Living and working in one of these countries: Belgium, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Norway, Romania and Portugal

NB! The organisers will follow the development of the ongoing pandemic, and the activity can be cancelled or postponed if the situation requires it . If the activity goes ahead as planned, the health and safety recommendations from participating NAs will be collected and implemented. All participants will be accommodated in single rooms, masks will be used when needed and necessary sanitising equipment etc will be provided. More information will be provided to the selected participants.

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Applications are closed

The application deadline was 7 June 2021.

Date of selection: 18 June 2021

Training overview

http://trainings.salto-youth.net/9250

This Study Visit is

for 45 participants

from Belgium - FR, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Norway, Portugal, Romania

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers, Volunteering mentors, Youth coaches

Working language(s):

English

Organiser:

Erasmus+ Ungdom, Bufdir, Norway (National Agency)

Co-organiser(s):

  • Bureau International Jeunesse, Belgium-FR (National Agency)
  • Tempus Közalapítvány, Hungary (National Agency)

Contact for questions:

Gry Nesse

E-Mail:

Phone: n/a

Before applying please contact the NA of your residence country to check if it is involved in this concrete project and committed to cover travel costs. NB! Learn about possible participation fee and other relevant rules.

Costs

Participation fee

This project is financed by the participating National Agencies (NAs) of the Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme. There will be no participation fee. However there might be parts of the travel costs that you need to cover yourself.

Accommodation and food

The hosting NAs of this offer will organise the accommodation and cover the costs for accommodation and food.

Travel reimbursement

The NAs of BE-FR, DE, FI, HU, NO, RO and PT will support your travel costs of participants selected from their country. If you have been selected to be part of the delegation from your country, get in touch with your NA to get information about the booking procedure and the size (if any) of your contribution to the costs.

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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