Eastern Partnership Youth Forum

22-25 October 2013: Eastern Partnership Youth Forum, Kaunas, Lithuania In the context of the 3rd Eastern Partnership Summit, Lithuania will host the Eastern Partnership Youth Forum, taking place on 22-25 October 2013 in Kaunas. The Forum aims to: – Enhance the recognition of youth work and non-formal learning especially in the context of social inclusion; – Raise the quality and visibility of non-formal learning and youth work at the local level and foster exchange of good practice of youth work between Eastern Partnership and Youth in Action Programme countries; – Showcase current youth cooperation within the framework of the Youth in Action Programme’s Eastern Partnership Youth Window and explore opportunities.

Eligibility The Eastern Partnership Youth Forum is open to representatives/participants from Youth in Action Programme and Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine) with one of the following profiles: – Young people active in youth organisations at local level; – Youth workers and/or researchers; – Youth policy/decision makers at international, national, regional and levels with an interest in local youth policy; – Representatives from business organisations interested in non-formal education/learning and youth work; – Representatives from formal education institutions interested in non-formal education/learning and youth work.

How to register? Participants can apply directly through SALTO system [ http://trainings.salto-youth.net/3647 ]http://trainings.salto-youth.net/3647. Accomodation, travel and meal costs will be covered by the organisers or the Youth in Action National Agencies. Participants from Youth in Action Programme countries should contact their [ http://www.salto-youth.net/tools/european-training-calendar/help/national-agencies/ ]Youth in Action National Agencies before applying to make sure that the Agencies are involved and will cover their travel costs.

Application deadline: 5 September 2013

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