11/05/2016

Connecting Youth
conference in Paris

Interested youth representatives from Western Balkans can apply for participation at the Connecting Youth - Western Balkans Youth Conference, which will take place in Paris on July 4, 2016. The deadline for applications is May 16.

The conference is organised by the European Commission and the Government of the French Republic. 150 young people from the EU and Western Balkans countries will discuss common challenges and work towards finding joint solutions.

The European Commission and the Government of the French Republic, supported by the European Youth Forum and SALTO South East Europe Resource Centre, are launching a Call for Applications to the Western Balkans Youth Conference. The Connecting Youth conference will take place in Paris, 4 July 2016, in the margins of the Western Balkans Summit. Connecting Youth will bring together 150 young people from the EU and Western Balkans countries, to discuss common challenges and work towards finding joint solutions.

The participants will join forces in 4 parallel groups working on the following topics:
  1. Youth on the move, education on the move - Education and mobility for young people
  2. Knocking on job market's doors - Employment and entrepreneurship
    for young people

  3. Not just another brick in the wall - Youth engagement & participation
  4. Get up, stand up, speak up! - Youth and the media
Outcomes of the group discussions will be presented during a plenary meeting.

For detailed information including questions to be dealt with in each working group, please see the Call for Applications.

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