Call for Applications to the Western Balkans Youth Conference in Paris

European-Youth-Forum-logoThe 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:
A. Youth on the move, education on the move – Education and mobility for young people
B. Knocking on job market’s doors – Employment and entrepreneurship for young people
C. Not just another brick in the wall – Youth engagement & participation
D. Get up, stand up, speak up! – Youth and the media

The Call for Applications is open to young people who are:
• Citizens of one of the EU Member States or the Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro, or Serbia).
• Aged between 18 to 35 years at the time of the event.
• Fluent in English (level C1 under the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).
• Members of youth or student organisations will be favoured during the selection process.

The European Commission will make the necessary travel and accommodation arrangements for selected participants.

Deadline: 16/05/2016

Read more and apply here.

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