Deadline: 20 February 2016
Open to: open to young people from Albania, Armenia, Croatia, Germany, Greece, Romania, Turkey, and Ukraine
Awards: Attendance of 7-day international TC “Power of Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue” in Yerevan, Armenia
The European Cooperative Youth Network (ECYON) is a community of youth organizations, youth workers and young activists from various parts of Europe. Members of the ECYON family cooperate with each other by sharing best practices and ideas, developing partnerships, creating joint projects, initiating campaigns, and supporting each other in diverse areas. We mainly focus on the topics of human rights, democracy, and intercultural dialogue through activities at European level. And our conception of Europe is larger than the EU, including the entire Balkans, Caucasus and more. Through constant communication and cooperation, both individual and organizational members of the ECYON constitute a “European Public Sphere” that extends beyond national borders.
As part of the project “Power of Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue“, the ECYON is organizing an international photo competition for young people (preferably aged between 18 and 30) from Albania, Armenia, Croatia, Germany, Greece, Romania, Turkey and Ukraine
Applications are open to young people from Albania, Armenia, Croatia, Germany, Greece, Romania, Turkey, and Ukraine. Since the prize will be participation in an international training course (working language English), applicants are required to have a good knowledge of English and be motivated to learn about and take action on the topic of intercultural and interreligious dialogue. Note: Applicants should consider that EVS volunteers and Erasmus students (during the period of the training course) are not eligible to participate in this training course.
Winners of the competition will be invited to participate in a 7-day international training course on “Power of Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue” (PICIRD) which will be hosted by Youth Alliance via Networking (YAN) under the Erasmus+ programme of the European Commission. The training course will take place in Yerevan, Armenia between 11 and 19 June 2016. All costs (international travel, accommodation and food) will be covered by the host organization.
How to apply?
Send your photo illustrating the topic of intercultural and interreligious dialogue to [email protected]. In the subject line of your e-mail, write “Photo Competition – [Your Country] – [Your Name and Surname]”. In the body of the e-mail, provide a brief explanation of the idea behind your photo (maximum 80 words). Also briefly explain “why you want to participate in this training course” (maximum 100 words). Only one photo may be sent by each contestant.
More information on official website.