“If I Want to Live in a World Where I’m happy and Accepted I Need to Do Something for it Myself,”

Posted on June 20th, 2016 in Articles, Youth ActivismRespond to this post »

Frida Kahlo dominates the room with her silent stare. Gathered in a conference room in the centre of Bratislava (Slovakia) are thirty young people from different corners of Europe, reunited with the main purpose of discussing the situation of media and how it portrays minorities in the Old Continent.

One of the most prominent guest speakers to visit is Slovak LGTB activist Robert Furiel who shone some light on the situation of this community in his country. After studying and working in Prague for eight years, he came back to his homeland where he founded Saplinq, his own NGO aimed at fighting for the rights of LGBT and bringing the matter to public discussion. An avid reader... Read More »

Training Seminar on Visegrad Minorities in 2025

Posted on May 6th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 May 2016 Open to: students aged 18-26 from Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia Venue: 9-11 June 2016, Bratislava, Slovakia


Our societies are facing new challenges and media should react to that. The aim of the training seminar is therefore to improve media literacy, as well as media-related skills and other competences of students – future journalists – in mainstreaming of minority perspectives in media coverage, in order to report and produce quality, interesting stories reflecting positions of all parts of our societies. Main topics of the training are: Minorities, Media, V4 and more. The training will take place in Bratislava, Slovakia, from 9th til 11th of June 2016.

Eligibility Students from 18 to 26 years old from Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland... Read More »

TC “New Perspective on Employability” in Slovak Republic

Posted on May 2nd, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 June 2016 Open to: youth workers, youth leaders from Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Slovak Republic, Spain, Turkey Venue: 4-12 September 2016, Dobrá Voda, Slovak Republic


“New Perspective on Employability” is innovative training course for those who want to increase chances of young people on the labor market. You will explore how to support young people on their journey using coaching methods.

New Perspective on Employability is designed for people who are ready to learn, explore, discover and develop their skills and will be able to use it later in their jobs and communities.

The program will develop skills needed in order to support young people and their entrepreneurial spirit. Participants will have the opportunity to experience... Read More »

The Energy Networking 4Innovation, Bratislava

Posted on April 12th, 2016 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 20 November 2016 Open to: companies, universities and researchers in the field of energy from all over Europe and beyond interested in sharing new project ideas and finding collaboration Venue: 30 November 2016, Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Bratislava, Slovakia

About the Event

The Energy Networking 4Innovation is organised as an accompanying event to the “SET Plan 2016 – Central European Energy Conference X” in Bratislava in the frame of the Slovak EU presidency! 

The main aim is to find the most suitable partners, prepare the most efficient meetings and support you international cooperation.  A matchmaking event is a quick and easy way to meet potential cooperation partners. People meet and greet at high speed. 20 minutes are usually enough to build connections, then the bell rings... Read More »

Call for Applications: Visegrad Summer School in Krakow

Posted on March 17th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 March 2016 Open to: students, graduates, PhD researchers, young professionals Venue: 3- 16 July 2016, The Villa Decius Association, Krakow, Poland


The Visegrad Summer School is educational programme which provides an interdisciplinary learning space for young Czech, Hungarian, Polish and Slovak students, and for their peers from other Central and Eastern European countries. The project aims to deepen knowledge on regional and global challenges and provide advanced skills in chosen area as well as to eliminate mutual stereotypes and build ties and friendly relations. The programme of the 15. edition the includes lectures, debates and workshops on current political, cultural and social challenges in the regional, global and European perspective.  15. Visegrad Summer School will be held from 3 to 16 July 2016.... Read More »

Training on Communication and Employability Skills

Posted on February 10th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 March 2016 Open to: students aged 18 and more, from the V4 countries (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia); youth workers, trainers, volunteers and/or members of youth organization(s), university youth leaders Venue:  24 April – 1 May 2016, Litomysl, Czech Republic

About the course

The training course aiming to empower youth workers, leaders and organizations from the Visegrad countries (V4 – Czech republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia,) in communication and employability skills, focused on the field of international development. This training course which  is organized by Mladiinfo CR and Egyesek in cooperation with Diera do Sveta and Positive Impact Centre will take place from 24 April to 1 May 2016 in Litomysl, Czech Republic. Working language of the training course will be English.

Eligibility Aged 18+; From the Visegrad countries (V4 –... Read More »

Mary Orr Paterson Support Scholarship at the University of Edinburgh

Posted on January 29th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 2 May 2016 Open to: undergraduate or postgraduate students from the Czech Republic, Poland, Russia or Slovakia Scholarship: a maximum of £4,000 per annum towards fees or maintenance costs or travelling expenses


Mary Orr Paterson Scholarship of the University of Edinburgh  is awarded broadly on the basis of academic merit of students who are accepted for admission on a full-time basis for a programme of study within the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine and whose personal circumstances would make accepting an offer from the University difficult.

Eligibility Citizens from the Czech Republic, Poland, Russia or Slovakia; Undergraduate or postgraduate students; Accepted for admission on a full-time programme at the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. Scholarship

The value of the award is a maximum of £4,000 per annum towards fees... Read More »

GLOBSEC Young Leaders’ Forum

Posted on January 27th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline:  7 February 2016 Open to: young leaders between the ages of 25 and 35 years old interested in the dialogue on current transatlantic and EU issues concerning security and defence policy Venue: 15 – 17 April 2016 in Bratislava, Slovakia


The GLOBSEC Young Leaders’ Forum is a prestigious gathering of young professionals and future decision-makers, it is the only annual and established forum in Central Europe that connects transatlantic leaders of tomorrow. Young leaders with their fresh innovative ideas create a dialogue on current transatlantic and EU issues and build long-lasting networks. The GYLF will engage its members through a unique platform:

Private dialogue and best practices sharing via a Facebook Group; Content preparation in GYLF working groups (recommendations for main panel discussions) prior to face-to-face interaction with leaders at the Forum; Participation in... Read More »

Wroclaw European Capital of Culture 2016: Short-term EVS

Posted on January 26th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 March 2016 Open to: young artists and craftsman, aged 18 to 30 years, interested in art, culture and nature Venue: 01 June- 30 July 2016, Wolimierz, Poland


Become part of an amazing experience – European Capital of Culture 2016 ! „ Village of European cultures – Wroclaw European Capital of Culture 2016″ is a 2 month voluntary service that will take place in Poland from 01 June till 30 July 2016. Large scale European Voluntary Service Event will get together 50 young artists and craftsman from 33 countries!

Eligibility 18 to 30 years old; Interested in art, culture and nature; Living or residing in one of the following countries :  Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia,... Read More »

Two EVS positions in Youth Council of Slovakia available!

Posted on January 18th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 January 2016 Open to: young from Netherlands, between 18 and 30 years interested in volunteering focused on work in field of young policy making, young community, working with youth Grant:  financed by Erasmus+ program, covers accommodation, food, pocket money, insurance, language course and travel allowance.


Youth Council of Slovakia is looking for EVS volunteers. Project includes two participants/volunteers:

One will be responsible and will work with web tools and will working with webpage. Editing and updating of web content and also editing and working with pictures; The other one volunteer should have analytical thinking and basic knowledge about working with youth and experience with professional texts about  youth work.

 Main activities include (but are not limited to):

Communication with project partners; Communication with other volunteers and participants in project... Read More »