“European Citizenship” Youth Training Course

Deadline: 30 November 2014
Open to: young people from Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovenia, Turkey, United Kingdom, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Serbia
Venue: 15-21 February 2015 in Hungary

Description

The promotion of European Citizenship has been a long-standing priority of the Council of Europe and European Union alike. Violations of human rights and the increasing change of patterns of political participation all over Europe are only two of many developments that have brought the two big European institutions together to work on European Citizenship. This training course was developed to encourage the development of a critical, democratic and creative European Citizenship as an active social, political and cultural role to construct a shared Europe. The training will take place through 15-21 February 2015 in Hungary. The training course has five objectives to realise this aim, which they are:

  • critically explore the meaning relevance and implications European citizenship in youth work in all its dimensions;
  • promote and facilitate the active use of programmes and structures in support of youth work on European Citizenship, including the «Youth in Action» programme;
  • experience and explore the potential of European Citizenship for active democratic change in society;
  • associate the participants with the current discourse on European Citizenship (its concepts, formal meanings and expressions);
  • exemplify the connection between European Citizenship, Human Rights, Democracy and Intercultural Learning and the underlying values.

Eligibility

The training is open to young young workers, young leaders aged 18-30 and are coming from: Belgium – FL, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovenia, Turkey, United Kingdom, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Serbia. Before applying please contact the National Agency of your residence country to check if it is involved in this concrete project and committed to cover travel costs.

Costs

Being selected for this course, all costs (accommodation, travel, visa, etc.) relevant to participation in the course will be covered by the NAs or SALTO involved in this project – except a participation fee which varies from call to call and country to country. You should contact your National Agency to learn more about the financial details, and how to arrange the booking of your travel tickets and the reimbursement of your travel expenses.

Application

Interested applicants can apply for the training through the SALTO platform here. Before you apply please contact your National Agency to see if it is involved in this particular project and if it would be ready to support any candidate.

Deadline to apply is 30 November, 2014

Please also note that applicants from South East Europe, Eastern Europe or Russia should contact the relevant regional SALTO Ressource centre ([email protected]; [email protected]) for further advise around selection and financial impact.

Contact for questions:
Szőke Zsófia
E-Mail: [email protected]

For additional information please see the official call.

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