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"Developing cross-sectoral youth policy on local level"

The training activity took place
in Milan, Italy
organised by Municipality of Cinisello Balsamo
Reference person

Tarja Fischer

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Aims & objectives

- Creating common understanding on what is cross-sectoral cooperation in the local youth policy;
- Answering why cross-sectoral cooperation is important;
- Describing the theoretical model of cross-sectoral cooperation (who’s involved, how it works)
- Sharing good existing practices of cross-sectoral cooperation;
- Drawing recommendations how to improve cross-sectoral cooperation in the local youth policy.

Target group & international/intercultural composition of the group & team

This seminar was run under the agreement on cooperation between Flanders and the Baltic states, represented by 5 participants per country.
Profile of participants:
- Representatives from the municipalities active in local youth policy: local youth coordinator, youth representative, politician/decision maker, at least two specialists from different sectors (culture, sport, policy, education, health care etc.) -> all having cross-sectoral cooperation experience, but not the same one.

Training methods used & main activities

group work, facilitated discussions, interactive methods, silent floor discussion, Labaratory of future, simulations, study visits to municipalities.

Outcomes of the activity

Indicators of successful cross-sectoral youth policy and cooperation, action plans to improve cross-sectoral cooperation in each municipality present, raised awareness about added value of cooperation and practical examples how it could work.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

Senior trainer, Preparation, non-formal sessions, Evaluation, Facilitated self-reflection

I worked on this training for 8 days as a full time trainer.

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