Webinar on European Policy Experimentations

The European Commission together with the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency are organising a webinar on the  http://eurodesk.eu/program/erasmus-ka3-support-policy-reform-initiatives-policy-innovation-policy-experimentations Call for proposals on European Policy Experimentations on 17 March 2016 from 10:00 to 13:00 (CET/CEST Brussels time) and/or from 14:00 to 16:30.

The aim of the webinar is to familiarize with the call for proposals, its seven priority themes, to provide technical and administrative support on the submission of proposals and to answer all questions participants may have.
The webinar will be held in English.

Interested participants should register http://doodle.com/poll/uitqf3un3ek3v7ky here.

Find out more: http://bit.ly/1R1CRut

Call for the European Youth Media Days

The call for the European Youth Media Days 2016 (special edition): Reporting on the European Youth Event 2016 has been launched!

The European Youth Parliament, collaboration with the European Youth Press – Network of Young Media Makers, invites applicants to become one of the 110 young journalists, aged between 18 and 30, who will report from the European Youth Event (EYE) in the framework of European Youth Media Days (EYMD) 2016 taking place from 19th to 21st May 2016 in Strasbourg, France.
Young journalists citizens or residents in an EU Member State will experience three days of media workshops, political discussions, hands-on media production and invaluable insights into the European Parliament and international media milieu. They will get the chance to interact interact with high-level European politicians, professional journalists and experts and engage in intercultural exchange through practical media production. Over the course of the three-day workshop, each young journalist will work to produce a report on the topic of the seminar through their medium of choice, video, photo, radio, print, multimedia or new media.
This year’s edition will focus on five main themes of the EYE 2016:
– War and Peace: Perspectives for a Peaceful Planet
– Apathy or Participation: Agenda for a Vibrant Democracy
– Exclusion or Access: Crackdown on Youth Unemployment
– Stagnation or Innovation: Tomorrow’s World of Work
– Collapse or Success: New Ways for a Sustainable Europe.
This year’s edition will also bring two innovations: new media workshop facilitated by journalists from German televisions and second TV workshop, whose participants will produce a short talk-show with EYE speakers.

The European Parliament will pay up to 540 Euros lump sum to working journalists or up to 270 Euros lump sum to journalism students or interns to cover accommodation, meals and local transport. For participants living in Strasbourg no lump sum or travel cost will be paid.

Young journalists from any other countries can participate at their own costs and need to contact the organisers prior to March 15.

Deadline to apply: 20 March 2016, 23:59 CET.

Find out more: http://bit.ly/1SZS2nK

YouthActionNet Laureate Global Fellowship Programme

Each year YouthActionNet is giving support to exceptional young social entrepreneurs who, through their emerging projects promote social change and connect youth with local communities, or who lead a team of dedicated young people to protect and promote the rights of children in your country.
YouthActionNet supports youth leadership development through its global and national Fellowship programs throughout the world.
The YouthActionNet’s Global Fellowship Programme targets exceptional young social entrepreneurs anywhere in the world who have developed innovative approaches to addressing issues of international relevance.

The yearlong Global Fellowship programme includes:

  • Skill-building:
    A seven-day leadership retreat for twenty selected fellows which offers dynamic peer-to-peer learning, collaboration, and sharing among young visionaries. This learning is focused on six dimensions of leadership: personal, visionary, political, collaborative, organizational, and societal.
  • Networking:
    – Networking with international and national aid agencies, NGOs, and corporate partners.
    – Peer-to-peer networking throughout the year
    – Access to potential resources to support Fellows and their projects, including volunteers, mentors, and grant opportunities
  • Advocacy:
    – Training in communications and media outreach; public relations technical assistance.
    – Access to global advocacy platforms and media coverage. Global Fellows also have access to potential funding opportunities.Eligibility:
  • open to all young people aged 18-29 as of 1st October 2016.
  • applicants should be founders or co-founders of existing ventures with at least one year of impact
  • proficiency in English is required; applications must be submitted in English
  • must be available to attend a leadership training and public event from 5 to 15 October 2016 in Costa Rica.Deadline: 13 March 2016 at 11:59 pm EDT (applications will open on 9 February).

    Applicants needed to register and apply online.

    Find out more: http://www.youthactionnet.org/apply