Minorities of Europe – Study Session at the European Youth Center, Budapest

Deadline: 26 February 2012
Open to: youth workers and youth leaders interested in the topic, aged 20-30
Costs: Enrollment fee of 50 Euros, which will be deducted from the amount to be reimbursed for travel expenses.


Minorities of Europe (MoE) is a pan-European minority youth platform which seeks to support and assist the co-operation, solidarity and exchange between different minority communities and young people in Europe.

MoE’s main international activities are: training courses, study sessions, seminars, youth exchanges and other activities in which young people are involved, especially those ones from minority background.

The training on Minority Rights Protection – 20 Years On will be held between 6-13 May 2012 at the European Youth Center, Budapest. Working language is English.


The study session seeks to bring together youth workers and youth leaders directly interested or concerned by the themes of the event (minorities and youth work).

All participants must:

  • have experience in the topic of the study session (minorities)
  • be highly motivated to participate and contribute to the event and to implementation of its results
  • be ready and able to work as multipliers
  • be aged between 20 and 30
  • be able to attend the full duration of the training course
  • be able to work in English
  • reside in a Council of Europe Member State

Selected participants will also be required to prepare a short country profile on minority issues before the study session (all details will be provided for selected participants only) and contribute to the final report for the Study Session.


All those interested in attending must submit application by e-mail by 26 February, 2012 to stsminorities2012@gmail.com.

The preparatory team will select 40 participants on the basis of the profile outlined above and ensuring a balanced group (gender, geographical regions, experience, cultural backgrounds and organisations).

The team will notify successful applicants by 19 March 2012. Please note that due to the usually high number of applicants the organizers will only be able to inform selected participants.

Should you have any questions or comments related to the study session, please contact the Study Session team at stsminorities2012@gmail.com.

Application form and official call for participants can be found here.