Let`s gather and discuss, act, dance and research this topic! Where: 7-8 December 2018 [Ukraine, Lviv city]
APPLY if you are:1) Interested in discovering the answers for questions: - How the youth participation actually works in the Eastern Partnership countries? Is it solely the Youth action or the Legal framework enabling it? - Is it important to have the international and national legislative frameworks for the youth participation? - How to build the efficient Youth-State partnership to foster a better decision-making? What is the role of the youth advisory councils in that?- How to research youth participation?
2) The resident and/or citizen of the EaP region (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine);
3) Acting/working/volunteering as- Young activist and/or representative of CSOs involved in the youth participation sector in the EaP region;- Representative of the local, regional or national youth councils in the EaP region;- Researcher in the field of youth participation;- Local and/or regional authority from the country/city/town where the youth participation topic serves as one of the priorities and where success stories of youth participation in the decision-making exist;- Representative of the Governmental institution responsible for the youth policy development in the country of the EaP region.
Deadline for the application submission: 31 October [6 p.m. CET]
120 participants from all over EaP region will be selected. All selected applicants` costs related to the participation in the Conference will be covered by organizers. All applicants will receive the letters with the selection results no later than November, 4. All interested parties will have an access to the content and activities of the Conference via online formats (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube). Working languages of the event: English, Ukrainian and Russian.
The selection committee will give the preference to participants who already launched or supported the success stories of youth participation in the decision-making at either local, regional, national or international levels in the EaP region.
The International Conference is organized and funded by the European Commission, Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine, Lviv Regional State Administration, United Nations Development Programme in Ukraine, Eastern Partnership Civil Society Working Group 4 "Contacts between People" (Ukraine).