Enter! Youth Meeting, Strasbourg

Deadline: 4 July 2011
Open to: young people (aged 16 to 20) from selected countries (see below)
Costs: not stated
Venue: 14 – 18 September 2011, Strasbourg, France

The Enter! project draws on the experience of the Council of Europe youth sector in developing non-formal learning and training of youth workers in order to explore ways  of responding to challenges faced by young people and youth work institutions. It aims at developing youth policy responses to exclusion, discrimination and violence affecting young people in multicultural disadvantaged neighborhoods.

The meeting

The Enter! Youth Meeting is an international three-day meeting gathering some 180 young people, youth workers, youth researchers, policy makers and representatives of the project partners with the aim to provide them with the opportunity and the space to voice their opinions, and share their experiences about access  to social rights in Europe as a contribution to the development of youth policies in the Council of Europe.

Eligibility

Participants profile:
*  be preferably aged 16 to 20
*  have been a participant, volunteer or peer educator/leader in a youth project addressing the issues of violence, exclusion and/or discrimination in disadvantaged neighborhoods (for the Enter! LTTC participants it should be young people participating in their local projects run within the Enter! LTTC)
*  have been affected by the issues of violence, exclusion or discrimination in their neighborhood
*  preferably speak English or French at a basic level.

Countries:
Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Georgia, Hungary, Iceland, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Slovenia, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, San Marino, Slovak Republic, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey and Ukraine.

Application

Applications from the countries above-mentioned must be submitted using the application form available online.

The application should be made on behalf of the organization by the youth worker who will assist and accompany young people coming to the Enter! Youth Meeting. Organizations can propose up to 2 young people and 1 youth worker to participate in this event.

Contact

If you need any further information, please contact [email protected].

Official webpage

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