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  1. 1. Youth in Action 2007-2013DG EAC Youth Unit: Programs
  2. 2. 2 frames Non-Formal Mobility Education ___ 4 Priorities Permanent__ __ EuropeanCultural citizenshipdiversity Youth in Action 2007-2013 Inclusion of Active young people with participation fewer opportunities 2
  3. 3. Annual priorities of Youth in Action program 2007 : European Year of Equal Opportunities 2008 : European Year of Intercultural Dialogue 2009 : Innovation and Creativity 2010 : fight against poverty and exclusion 2011 : volunteering 2012 : Intergenerational Solidarity2013 : Citizenship (european/active) 3
  4. 4. Program Objectives Promote young people’s active citizenship in general and their Europeancitizenship in particular Develop solidarity and promote tolerance among young people, inparticular in order to foster social cohesion in the European Union Foster mutual understanding between young people in different countries Contribute to developing the quality of support systems for youthactivities and the capabilities of civil society organisations in the youth field Promote European cooperation in the youth field 4
  5. 5. Who can participate?• Central target group = Youth between 13 and 30, including young people with fewer opportunities• Youth workers with youths and education field (leaders, NGOs, etc.).• Local AuthoritiesFlexible approach depending on the actionsYouth Exchanges: 13-25 years (exception: 26-30)EVS: 18-30 years (exception: 16-17 for troubled youth)Training and networking: no age limit
  6. 6. Programme Countries  27 EU Member States  Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland (Alee) Turkey and Croatia (EU candidate) Partner CountriesNeighbouring Partner Countries (South-east, Eastern Europeand Caucasus, Mediterranean region) Other partner countries in the world that have signedagreements with the European Community 6
  7. 7. Who implements the program? European Commission DG EAC - D2Authorities National Executive Agency Centralised actions National Agencies in the program Support Structures: countries -8 The SALTO-YOUTH Actions decentralized Resource Centres - Eurodesk Network 7
  8. 8. Cooperation with the Neighbouring Partner Countries of the EU (PPV) Youth Exchange (Action 3.1.1) European Voluntary Service (Action 2) Training and networking (action 3.1.2) 8
  9. 9. Neighbouring Partner Countries (APV):• The countries of South East Europe (SEE): Albania, Bosnia Herzegovina, Croatia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Kosovo, Serbia and Montenegro• The countries of Eastern Europe and the Caucasus: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine• The Mediterranean countries: Algeria, Palestinian Authority, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia. 9
  10. 10. Youth Exchanges (3.1.1) A meeting of people from differents countries around a theme of common interest Age: 13-25 years (possible 20% between 25 and 30) Duration of meeting: 6 to 21 days (excluding travel) Project duration: up to 15 months (including all phases of the project) Participating partner countries: 2 and more Number of young: minimum 16, max 60 - + 1 framing by country for 10 young Theme: to select with the young participants and to decline in physical activities Balance of groups: gender and nationality Balance between geographical area, including at least one EU country Preparation and follow-up: young people must take an active part in the preparation, implementation, evaluation and enhancement of trade. Funding: Planning Visit 100%, transportation costs, fixed price for preparation, plan for activities, accommodation and food package ... 10
  11. 11. Action 2: European Voluntary Service Solidarity among young people  Individual volunteer projects  Group volunteer projects (up to 30 volunteers)  Feeling citizen and to serve a project of general interest 11
  12. 12. Support young people to carry out voluntary service for up to 12 months in a foreign country  Different projects: Working with children, fight against racism, helping disabled, fight against addictions, environment …, individual or group activity A database to chose a project: Description of the accredited projects published on the Internet (in English): Youngster between 18 and 30 A contract Sendingorganisation between Hosting 3 partners organisation 12
  13. 13.  Eligible participant: 18-30 (16-30 if YPWFO) + legally resident in the country of the Sending Organisation Duration of EVS: 2 months to 1 year (priority on projects over 6 months) / Exception : 2 weeks minimum for YPWFO and group EVS activity involving at least 10 volunteers Eligible countries: Programme Countries + Neighbouring Partner countries + other Partner countries around the world Choice of a host project: Contact with an accredited Sending Organisation (SO) published on the data base (Internet) 13
  14. 14. Action 3.1.2: Training and networkingFor the youth workers and youth organizations Job shadowing Feasibility Visit Evaluation Meeting Study visit Partnership-Building Activity Seminar Training 14
  15. 15. 1.Job Shadowing (Practical learning experience): Ashort stay with a partner organisation in another countrywith the aim of exchanging good practices, acquiring skills andknowledge and/or building long-term partnershipsthrough participative observation.2.Feasibility Visit: preparation of projects in a frame of Youthin Action program or support the projects between partnershiporganizations3.Evaluation Meeting: with partners to evaluate and discusspotential follow-up after undertaking a common 15
  16. 16. 4.Study visit: understanding of the realities of youth workin a European country5. Partnership-Building Activity : allow participants tofind partners for transnational co-operation and/or forproject development and facilitates the development of newprojects around a chosen topic and/or an Action of the Youthin Action Programme.6. Seminar : An event organised to provide a platformfor discussion and exchange of good practice, based ontheoretical inputs, around a chosen theme or themes whichare relevant to the youth work field. 16
  17. 17. 7.Training Course: An educational learning program onspecific topics, aiming to improve participants’competences, knowledge, skills and attitudes. Trainingcourses lead to higher quality practice in youth work ingeneral and/or, specifically, Youth in Action projects. 17
  18. 18. Eligibility criteria (3.1.2) Partner countries: at least 4 (except for max 2 Job Shadowing and Feasibility Study at least two and networking at least 6) is at least one of the EU Age: no age limit Project duration: 3 to 18 months (all phases of the project) - except networking 15 months Duration of activity / event: max 10 days (without J Travel) except job shadowing from 10 to 20 days and feasibility study for 2 to 3 days, and between 3 to 15 months for networking. Number of pax: 50 max including staff, (max 2 job shadowing and networking for ilimité) Theme: Inserting JAMO, youth participation, cultural diversity, interfaith dialogue, fight against discrimination, art and culture, equal women / men, disability, minorities, youth policy, education through sport and outdoor activities, ... Preparation and monitoring: the partners must take an active part in the preparation, implementation, evaluation and enhancement of the activity. Financing: 70% transport, accommodation / food, packages of activities (to do according to the activity). 18
  19. 19. How to apply ?• One partner assumes the role of coordinating and hosting organisation of the project and apply to its National Agency. It will be also the NEW ! organisation that hosts the project, if it is in a program country. 3 dates for applications 2012:• The Balkan countries that may apply, Project starts : if they are hosting the project, to the Executive Agency. R1 1st Feburary 1/05 au 31/10• The MEDA countries can host and R2 1st May 1/08 au 31/01 apply through EUROMED Youth Program. R3 1st October 1/01 au 31/06• NEW ! The Oriental Europe and Caucasus region should be able to apply in 2012 directly to the Executive Agency 19
  20. 20. For more information, download the documents, useful links…  The guide of the program (all languages): in-action-programme/doc443_en.htm  The site of the national agencies Youth in Action (documents ...) The site of the Executive Agency:  The European Youth Portal:  TheCenters Resources  Educational tools developed with the Council of Europe: 20
  21. 21. European instrument for experience valorization achieve with Program “Youth in Action” 8 Key competences What they are? 21
  22. 22. Digital competence:- Is about the confident and critical use of Information Society Technology - Basic skills to use computers and internet 22
  23. 23. Interpersonal, intercultural and social competences and civic competence:- The ability to communicate in an appropriate way with friends, family and colleagues- To be able to deal with people from all kinds of different backgrounds - To be able to deal with conflicts in a constructive way - Knowledge of what is going on in your village, city, country, Europe and the world - Knowledge of concepts/ideas on democracy/citizenship/civil rights -Your participation in civil life 23
  24. 24. Entrepreneurship:- The ability to turn ideas into action - To be creative and innovative - To dare to take risks - Project management 24
  25. 25. Communication in the mother tongue:- The ability to express thoughts, feelings and facts in words (oral/written)- To be able to interact linguistically in an appropriate way 25
  26. 26. Communication in foreign languages: - The ability to express yourself and understand a foreign language, according to your needs- A positive attitude towards cultural differences and diversity - Curiosity about languages and intercultural communication 26
  27. 27. Mathematical competence and basic competences in science and technology:- The ability and willingness to use mathematical modes to deal with problems and challenges in everyday life - The ability and willingness to use knowledge to explain the natural world, to identify questions and to draw evidence-based conclusion 27
  28. 28. Learning to learn: - How to organise your own learning - To be able to deal with obstacles - Being responsible for your own learning- To evaluate/assess the outcomes of your learning 28
  29. 29. Cultural expression:- To appreciate the importance of creative expression of ideas, experiences and emotions - Everything connected with media, music, performing arts, literature and visual arts 29
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