'All for democracy' is a youth exchange that aims to foster youth civic engement, to give them a better understanding about active citizenship, democracy and youth participation. Also, aims to empower participants to use civic engagement in order to make their voice heard and give them the posibility to make the changes they want to see in society.
Research demonstrate that young people are the largest segment of society with a great potential for changes at all society levels, they can assure the continuity of democracy. Thereby, civic engagement and youth participation to civic life is essential for the good functioning of society, democracy and rule of law. Unfortunately, according statistics youth participation to democratic life, to European elections is very low representing a real concern because of its consequences. The lack of civic participation threatens the democratic regimes from Europe, rule of law, justice and the separation of powers in state, favors the alienation and isolation, especially of southern and eastern European countries from the European Union.The aim of the project is to explore the topic of democracy and right to vote stimulating youth participation to elections at all levels (European, national and local), to foster youth civic engagement in society making them active and responsible citizens.
Participants profile: 5 participants - 4 young people aged between 18 – 24 years and 1 group leader over 18 years old per country from Romania, Poland, Portugal, Spain Turkey and Slovakia. Participants should be interested in project topic, politics, democracy, affairs and youth participation and also motivated be active in their communities.
Infopack: https://beyou.ml/gallery/infopack-all-for-democracy.pdfActivities: https://beyou.ml/gallery/activities-all-for-democracy.pdf