02/08/2016

Europe in My Region

EU regional policy helps to boost small and medium-sized enterprises, improve transport links and brings broadband connections to remote regions, invests in a cleaner environment and improves education and skills. EU funding is also invested in innovation, developing new products and production methods, energy efficiency and tackling climate change.

The Competition

he Europe in My Region Photo Competition aims to make citizens notice the excellent work that projects across Europe are doing with the help of EU funding, and explore what these projects mean to local communities.

To take part, all you have to do is upload photos of a project clearly showing the billboard, plaque or poster, etc. with the EU flag somewhere in the picture, so we know that it has received EU funding. Have a look at the example photos below to see what the billboards and plaques look like.

Feel free to be creative and/or include some fun elements in the photo! We would also like to hear your impressions of the project and what it means to you.

You can find projects receiving EU regional funding here and about other EU funds here.

Winners

Three winners will be selected by a jury of photography and social media experts. Voting begins on 1 September and ends on 11 September. Any Facebook user can vote for your photo, so motivate your friends to do so! Winners will be announced on 16 September 2016.

Prize

Three winners will be selected by a jury of photography and social media experts. Voting begins on 1 September and ends on 11 September. Any Facebook user can vote for your photo, so motivate your friends to do so! Winners will be announced on 16 September 2016.

FAQs

For further questions on the Europe in My Region Photo Competition please see the FAQs.

To apply, visit their Facebook page.

Please send us you contributions at contact@mediactiveyouth.net

We welcome a variety of forms: articles, photos, video content, caricatures... When sending us an article, consider including a suitable photo to go with it, thus making your contribution more visually appealing.

All contributions should be dedicated to the issues of youth
and youth policy.

The right to publish in the magazine belongs to everyone!

MAKE A STAND – LET’S BUILD OUR FUTURE TOGETHER!

M(A)Y publishes a variety of media contents – texts, caricatures, photos, video-clips – created by young people, youth workers, experts, and all others that wish and have something to say about youth policy.

Geographically, M(A)Y e-Magazine is primarily targeting European countries, but it also publishes important news and initiatives in the field of youth policy worldwide.

The e-Magazine gives special attention to youth media activism, wishing to present the examples of best practices of using different media for youth activism.

Besides authored articles, M(A)Y also gathers together relevant articles from other web-sites. M(A)Ye-Magazine is thus a virtual space where visitors are able to get information about the international situation and problems of youth policy, and the place where young authors are able to write articles and other content intended for improving the youth policy internationally. In this respect, it has vital importance for the intraregional and transregional association, understanding, coming together, promoting dialogue and cooperation.
This portal has been created as part of the international MEDIActive Youth project implemented within the Erasmus + Programme. The aims of the project are:
Increasing the capacity of youth organisations/workers in the field of media literacy and media activism as well as fostering their active participation in society
Fostering intraregional and transregional cooperation between 11 youth NGOs from 10 countries from Western Balkans, Western Europe and North Europe regions
Strengthening media promotion of youth policy and democratic values in partner countries on transregional and European level.