Deadline: 6 September 2017
Open to: national youth councils and national youth organisations
Venue: 24-26 October 2017, Strasbourg
The seminar “Youth participation in Internet Governance” will explore how participation of young people in shaping the Internet can be ensured without reproducing and creating new patterns of exclusion. It will critically review how youth participation shapes currently Internet Governance processes, as well as how it is currently reflected in and through youth policy. The seminar will formulate recommendations for future action to be taken by the Youth Department of the Council of Europe, but as well as at national level through youth policy and youth work in order to support young people and their organisations meaningful participation in Internet Governance processes.
The seminar will explore how youth participation in Internet Governance can be ensured in a meaningful and inclusive manner and will formulate recommendations for future action to be taken by the Youth Department and the Council of Europe to support youth participation.
The objectives of the seminar are:
The seminar aims to bring together 35 participants that fullfil the following profile:
The Council of Europe welcomes applications from all candidates who fullfil the above mentioned profile, irrespective of gender, disability, marital or parental status, racial, ethnic or social origin, colour, religion, belief or sexual orientation.
Board and lodging will be offered to all participants at the European Youth Centre Strasbourg. The seminar sessions will also take place in the European Youth Centre Strasbourg.
Participants’ costs in respect to travel and visa will be covered by the Council of Europe Youth Department by bank transfer after the seminar given that the rules of the Council of Europe are strictly observed. Participants will be insured by the Council of Europe during travel and participation in the conference.
In order to apply please fill the application form.
For more information please visit the official call.