Youth exchange “I choose Europe”, March 13th – 17th, Paris, France


The large-scale youth exchange “I Choose Europe” is co-organized by Animafac, JEF Europe and JEF France with the support of all project partners. It will involve 104 participants and 26 national group leaders from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, FYR Macedonia, Malta, Poland, Slovenia and Spain. Each national group will consist of 8 participants and 2 group leaders. The leaders will be chosen from among applicants and will be responsible for coordinating group activities in coordination with the organizers.

The participants will be invited to engage in discussions and intercultural activities related to the European Elections and contribute the the preparation of the campaign “I Choose Europe”. The 5-day programme will allow them to understand the goals and methods used in the campaign, familiarizing them with chosen youth engagement tools and developing their skills to promote European debate in their own communities. The participants will also have the opportunity to prepare and present Europe-oriented activities during a high-visibility youth event for nearly 2000 people in Paris on 16 March that will officially launch the campaign.


PARTICIPANTS PROFILE

  • age 18-30
  • motivated to promote debate among young people about European issues, especially the European Elections 2019 and interested in developing their skills in the area of youth engagement
  • able to work and communicate in English
  • previous civil society experience, including volunteering, is an asset

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