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 EU2YOUTH - VOLUME 2

(Youth Exchange)

Let's teach U EU!

/ 10. - 11.05.2024 /

/ 31.05 - 08.06.2024 /

Kaunas, Lithuania

EU 2 YOU

Project organization: Mano Europa

The youth exchange will take place between 31st of May and 8th of June 2024 in Kaunas, Lithuania. The preparatory visit will take place on 10th and 11th of May in Kaunas. 

The youth exchange project "EU2YOUTH - Volume 2" aims to achieve that young people are more informed and interested in being politically engaged in the EU matters, increase their knowledge in decision making process of key EU institutions such as European Parliament. In this way they would be more informed and better motivated and prepared for the EP elections in 2024.

 

The project objectives

  • Contribute to a more politically-aware, politically-engaged youth by analyzing level of political engagement of youth. Familiarize youth with the institutions of the European union, focusing on European Parliament, and its decision making process.
  • Provide knowledge and space for youth to discuss democracy, fundamental rights and to strengthen European values.
  • Provide opportunity for young people to express their views and stimulate active participation by actually experiencing decision-making process through the simulation methods.

Working language: English

Participating countries: Lithuania, Estonia, Italy, Slovakia, Spain, Portugal, Denmark

Number of participants: 42

Who is the ideal participant in the project?

  • between 18-26 years old;
  • young activist engaged in youth work and social/political activities or young person who wants to be active;
  • demonstrate an interest in the youth advocacy at the European level;
  • passionate about political dialogue and European parliament simulation;
  • interested in creating raising awareness activity/campaigns.

Group requierments:

Slovakia will be represented on the project by a group of 7 participants.

In particular, the group’s role will be to actively participate in the project program in an effort to meet its defined objectives. The secondary task will be to present Slovakia and its culture in an interactive "intercultural night".

Each participant, and their respective NGO, is required to do follow up activities after the youth mobility. It is very important for us to have the project outputs disseminated by all participants and also to engage participants in doing follow up activities. We will brainstorm together during the youth mobility what those follow up activities could be, according to your local context.

Group leader must visit both APV and YE.

Important info:

The accommodation and meals are 100% covered by the coordinating organization.

Travel costs will be reimbursed to the participants up to 275.
Each participant is individually responsible for the planning and implementation of the trip.

Extremely important: The participant is obliged to keep the travel document to and from the destination and hand it over / send it to the project organizer according to his instructions.

Insurance: Travel insurance is NOT paid by the participants or subsequently reimbursed. Each participant is obliged to take out health insurance, which is valid in Lithuania.

How to apply for the project??

Send us your CV (in English) + motivation about why YOU should go to this project at project@youthfullyyours.sk

INFOPACK can be found [pdf-embedder url="https://youthfullyyours.sk/wp-content/uploads/2024/04/EU2YOUTH-Volume2-Infopack.pdf" title="EU2YOUTH Volume2-Infopack"]

Deadline to apply: ASAP

Project is financially suppoerted by Erasmus+ program.
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