European Rural Youth Parliament APPLICATION FORM

The European Rural Youth Parliament is a powerful platform of making youth opinions regarding rural development challenges heard in European level. The most urging issues will be identified and brought to the table to find solutions tackling them. The event will take place in Asturias, Spain from 4 till 6 November 2019. More than 70 young professionals from around 10 countries will be gathering to state youths’ perspective on European Rural manifesto. Later, constructive discussions with European Parliament representatives will be held in Brussels.

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The use of this personal information will be only with the purpose of the participants' recruitment for the ERYP 2019, and the collected information will be kept safe in the internal system. It will be used by following and respecting the EU General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR.
1. Country *
2. First name *
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3. Last name *
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4. Age on 4 November 2019 *
Eligible age for participation is from 20 to 30 years.
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5. Gender *
6. Email address *
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7. Phone number *
Including the country code
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8. Organisation / institution
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9. Occupation and field of work *
For example, a municipality worker, student of environmental science, educator, farmer, entrepreneur, NGO activist, etc.
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10. Why do you want to participate in the European Rural Youth Parliament? *
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11. In your opinion, what are the 5 most important rural development challenges for today's youth? *
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12. Have you been engaged in rural local community building and development activities? *
13. If yes, please shorty explain a case! What were the actions you have been involved to help to solve the challenges mentioned above?
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14. How could you use the knowledge and connections gained from participation in the ERYP afterwards? *
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15. Would you like to be involved in other activities regarding lobbying for rural youth interests in Europe? *
European Rural Parliament (ERP) will take place right after the Youth Parliament from 6 to 9 November 2019 (more info: Two youth representatives of each country will be chosen to bring their vision in the discussions of ERP and to present the outcomes of Youth Parliament.
At the end of January 2020, a group of participants (one youth representative from each country) will meet with decision-makers in Brussels to engage in a conversation regarding issues highlighted in the ERYP.
16. Would you be possible for you to purchase the tickets for travel to Asturias, Spain and receive reimbursement afterwards? *
The participation in the program of the ERYP is free of charge. The costs of travel, accommodation and meals for: a) a limited number of participants from rural areas of Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Kosovo, Latvia, North Macedonia, Slovakia and Spain will be covered by RURBEST project through the Erasmus+ Programme of European Commission; b) participants from other countries might be covered by the ROAD project by Europe for Citizens program or need to be covered themselves. NB! Possible scenarios will be communicated individually with selected participants afterwards. The organizers will try to find resources for motivated participants from other sources.
17. Comments, suggestions
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18. Which city or district of your country do you come from? *
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19. Are you a trainee of Forum Synergies Scholarship programme?
If yes, please also do the technical registration form right away:
The project “The best is yet to come. Youth create tomorrows' rural reality from village to wider Europe” is financed with the support of European Commission’s “Erasmus+: Youth in Action” administered in Latvia by the Agency for International Programs for Youth. This publication reflects only the author’s views, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.
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