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Let's Participate! Training course on Youth Democracy Projects

Training Course

23-26 April 2012 | Königswinter, Germany

This training course provides you with an opportunity to learn about Youth Democracy Projects within the YOUTH IN ACTION Programme, explore the youth participation practice in Europe and find international partners for your Youth Democracy Project!
Youth Democracy Projects aim at boosting young people’s involvement in the democratic process at local, regional and European level. The objective is to provide young people with ideas about and experiences of democracy, to spark new national and transnational networks and exchanges of good practice. Youth Democracy Projects improve young people’s understanding of how democracy works, helping them to make the most of their right to participate in the decision-making structures of a democratic society. Youth Democracy projects as part of the YOUTH IN ACTION Programme are an opportunity for young people (between the age of 13 and 30) and decision-makers to work together on a project of 3 to 18 months duration with other European partners. This training course provides you with an opportunity to learn about Youth Democracy Projects within the YOUTH IN ACTION Programme, explore the youth participation practice in Europe and find potential international partners for your Youth Democracy Project! The overall objective of the training course is to enable the participants to realise their own Youth Democracy Project by _ gaining knowledge of Youth Democracy Projects supported by the YOUTH IN ACTION Programme, particularly with regards to the funding mechanisms and the quality criteria _ developing an understanding about the principles of youth participation and share experiences with youth participation on the local, national and European level _ acquiring project management and communication competencies _ sharing best practice examples _ creating a space for contact making and networking and finding potential partners for Youth Democracy projects _ developing project ideas with potential international partners, explore further steps Participants of this training course should represent a non-profit organization, a local authority or an informal group of young people and should be motivated to apply for a Youth Democracy Project after having participated in this training course. They should live in any of the YOUTH IN ACTION programme countries (EU countries + Croatia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Swiss, Turkey). They should be able to talk and work in English. The minimum age is 18.
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Training overview

http://trainings.salto-youth.net/2410

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This Training Course is

for 25 participants

from Erasmus+: Youth in Action Programme countries

and recommended for

Youth workers, Youth project managers, Young people

Working language(s):

English

Organiser:

JUGEND für Europa - German National Agency for the European Youth in Action Programme (National Agency)

Contact for questions:

Barbara Schmidt

E-Mail:

Phone: 0049-(0)228-9506-264

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

This project is financed by the Youth in Action Programme. Being selected for this course, all costs (accommodation, travel, visa, etc.) relevant to participation in the course will be covered by the NAs involved in this project - except a participation fee which varies from call to call and country to country. Please contact your NA to learn more about the financial details, and how 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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