Finding the role of Young People in Human Rights Education and Peacebuilding

Deadline: 24 February 2022
Open to: 18-35 years old, resident in a country signatory of the European Cultural Convention
Benefits: travel, accommodation and meals are covered by the organizers

Description

The study session will take place in the European Youth Centre in Budapest (EYCB) and will last for 5 days (excluding travel days). Participants are expected to attend in person, subject to the evolution of the Covid-related protocols on travel and meetings. The methodology will be based on non-formal education approaches and make use of participants’ experience. The course programme will particularly make use of the set of educational resources on AI, human rights and peacebuilding.

Date: 21–25 March 2022

Location: Budapest, Hungary

The session welcomes people with various expertise on the topics, including those who have not directly worked with them but that are currently studying or that are keen on working or improving in these fields.

This study session aims to empower and build competences of participants to explore AI opportunities and challenges from the perspective of human rights and peacebuilding.

An enrolment fee of 50 Euros is payable by each participant. This amount will be deducted from the amount to be reimbursed for travel expenses or paid at the EYCB during the residential seminar.

Eligibility

Participants of the study session are expected to be:
– Youth workers, youth leaders, human rights, peace and digital activists/advocates — Active in youth organisations, youth centres, or at
community-level;
– Interested in developing competencies and critical thinking to work with the
topics of study sessions and to act as multipliers after the study session;
– Aged 18–35;
– Be resident in a country signatory of the European Cultural Convention — Be committed to attend the full duration of the study session;
– Be able to work in English.
The Council of Europe welcomes applications from all candidates who fulfill the specific profile of the activities, irrespective of gender, disability, marital or parental status, racial, ethnic or social origin, colour, religion, belief or sexual orientation.

Benefits

Travel expenses
Travel expenses and visa fees for accessing Budapest will be reimbursed according to the rules of the Council of Europe. Only the participants who attend the entire training course can be reimbursed.

Accommodation
Board and lodging for the residential training course will be provided and paid for by the Council of Europe at the European Youth Centre Budapest. The European Youth Centres are accessible to people with disabilities and can take measures to accommodate for any specific needs of participants in this respect. Please provide all the necessary information in your application form.

How to apply?

Apply to: [email protected]com

Fore more information please visit the official website.