Become a Member of CitizensLab!

Posted on January 10th, 2017 in Trainings & Conferences, We RecommendRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 January 2017 Open to: local citizens’ initiatives, in the municipality, in a social enterprise, in academia, in a watchdog initiative, social campaigners, hacktivists  or representatives of a marginalised group Costs: all costs covered


MitOst is now inviting active citizens and practitioners based in Europe to become a member of CitizensLab – The European network for local actors of change! The main vision is to co-create new narratives for a more inclusive, accountable and diverse society. Therefore, CitizensLab provides cross-sectoral spaces for being active in thematic labs, for generating translocal actions,  for peer-to-peer exchange of knowledge and for engaging in eye-to-eye dialogue with the European ecosystem to deepen democracy and citizens’ participation in Europe.

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Diversity in Europe: Richness or?

Posted on December 28th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 4 January 2017 Open to: youth workers, trainers, youth leaders, project managers from Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, United Kingdom Venue: 10-17 February 2017, in Elazığ, Turkey

Description This training course is based on diversity issues in EU and aims to increase the competences of youth workers on diversity management. The richness behind the Europe’s diversity seen when it is looked up the all over of it which accommodates 88 other ethnicities under its roof. In addition to that, there is 150 different regional and ethnic language shows us the another dimension of the diversity. In all over the world, the 175 million people are living outside of their country of origin and if we looked up... Read More »

Full Time Faculty Positions at Koc University in Istanbul

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

Deadline: 18 December 2016 Open to: candidates with a research profile in European literature and culture or Greater Mediterranean literature Position: full-time position at Koç University, Istanbul


The Department of English Language and Comparative Literature at Koç University invites applications for one or more full-time faculty positions (open rank) in literary and cultural studies, to begin September 2017.

Koç University is an internationally recognized, English instruction research university. The Department of English Language and Comparative Literature is expanding, and the successful candidate is expected to complement its existing strengths.

Junior appointments are at the level of assistant professor and initially for a period of three years with opportunities for renewal and advancement. The teaching load is two courses... Read More »

Online Tools in Youth Work and Non-Formal Learning

Posted on November 9th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 2 December 2016 Open to: young people from Serbia, Montenegro, Cyprus, Croatia, Albania, FYROM, Turkey, Greece, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Romania Venue: 20-26 January 2017, Kopaonik mountain, Brzece, Serbia


Young people, from 10 different countries will gather in his project to promote existing and apply new tools for improving the quality of youth work and non-formal learning. International dimension of this project is very important since sharing knowledge, skills, experiences, good and bad practices will be of great importance. TC will empower the participants to more efficiently and extensively use on line tools in their activities, both for improving the educational process and also for taking the material developed and results achieved further to wider communities.

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Second Roma Integration Award for the Western Balkans and Turkey

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

Deadline: 31 October 2016 Open to: NGOs from the Western Balkans or Turkey and are you running there a successful project to help Roma children, youth and/or young adults Awards: study trip to Brussels and 10,000 or 5,000 EUR cash prize


It is estimated that about 1 million Roma live in the Western Balkans, 2.8 million in Turkey and 6.2 million in the EU. Roma are Europe’s largest ethnic minority. They face continued exclusion, segregation and discrimination. The EU’s policy on Roma inclusion, integration and empowerment is placed within an EU Framework for National Roma Integration Strategies up to 2020 adopted by the European Commission in 2011. Within that framework, all 28 EU Member States and all 7 candidate countries and potential... Read More »

“Entrepreneurship Challenge”

Posted on September 28th, 2016 in Archive1 Response »

Deadline: 28 September 2016 Open to: youth workers from Croatia, Estonia, Macedonia, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, and Turkey Venue: 1-9 December 2016, Ankara, Turkey


“Entrepreneurship Challenge” proposes a creative approach to give 29 young people, youth workers, trainers etc from Programme countries in 1-9 December 2016 in Ankara, Turkey by affording them a good start in life and also set them on a positive trajectory to impact on others.

During 7 full days team of 2 trainers and 1 facilitator will foster entrepreneurial dynamics among young people, leaders, trainers, youth workers, project multipliers etc from varied socio-cultural backgrounds aligns with European Union priority of creating employment for young people with fewer advantages and encouraging economic mobility within EU and neighbouring EU... Read More »

Social Leader Forum 2016

Posted on August 24th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 10 September 2016 Open to: participants above 18 who come from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russia, and Turkey Venue: 29 September- 5 October 2016 in Georgia and 4-11 December 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey


Creative Development Center in cooperation with CRISP e.V and with financial support of Black Sea trust and Erasmus + is recruiting representatives from Public, NGO and (Social) Business sectors to participate in the Social Leader Forum 2016 in order to discuss and exchange on the issue of social entrepreneurship and its role in integration of vulnerable groups into society, especially when it comes to the labor market. As experience shows, there is an urgent need for all sectors to combine their strength and experiences in order to tackle the issue.

In order to reach program goals... Read More »

Turkey-Armenia Fellowship Scheme 2016-2017

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

Deadline: 11 August 2016 Open to: citizens and legal residents of Turkey and Armenia, with different professional backgrounds Fellowship: various scholarships are available for selected participants


The Hrant Dink Foundation has established the Turkey-Armenia Fellowship Scheme in 2014 with a view to encourage cross-border affiliation and cooperation of professionals from the two neighbouring countries within the framework of the programme Support to the Armenia-Turkey Normalisation Process financed by the European Union.

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In 2016-2017, the Fellowship Scheme will offer 18 professionals from Armenia and Turkey the opportunity to live in the neighbouring country and follow a special programme at a specific Host Organisation for four to eight months. Individuals are also invited to propose their own project ideas, other than the fellowship opportunities offered by the listed Host... Read More »

Support to the Armenia-Turkey Normalisation Process

Posted on August 9th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 29 August 2016 Open to: organizations and individuals from Armenia and Turkey Grant: total funding of EUR 150,000


A Consortium of eight civil society organizations from Armenia and Turkey announces a Call for Proposals for the Grant Scheme within the framework of the programme Support to the Armenia-Turkey Normalisation Process: Stage Two funded by the European Union under the Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace.

The Programme’s overall objective is to empower and engage civil societies of Turkey and Armenia to contribute to the enhanced regional peace and stability, democratic pluralism and social inclusion across and within their societies. This will be achieved through engaging new actors in economic, cultural, educational, and awareness-raising activities between Armenia and Turkey, and improving information flow,communication exchange and networking between media, expert communities and institutions. One of the main pillars of the Programme is inclusiveness – to engage and... Read More »

TC “Path of Hope: Make it Easier for Young Refugees & Migrants”

Posted on August 8th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 14 August 2016 Open to: youth workers from Austria, Croatia, Italy, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Macedonia, Poland and Turkey Venue: 21-27 August 2016, Ankara, Turkey


During the recent years, our world lives one of the most painful war experiences. Because of the conflict in Syria, more than 300 thousand people lost their lives and over 4 million people asylum to neighboring countries. Today, due to the approximately 5 years insolubility and the decreasing hope of asylum seekers on returning home, particularly this year many Syrians take to the roads to Europe illegally and legally for a better life. Hard integration process will start for who succeed and survived in this incomparable journey.

For this reason, this training course’s aim... Read More »