Financial aid: Available
Date: 28 - 29 August 2012
Open to: All Interested European Countries
Call for Participants
Symposium: Arab spring: Youth Participation
for the Promotion of Peace,
Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
Tunis, Tunisia, 28-29 August 2012
The European Commission and the Council of Europe in the field of youth announce the call for applications for the Symposium “Arab spring: Youth participation for the promotion of peace, human rights and fundamental freedoms”, to be held from 27-29 August 2012 in Tunisia.
The symposium will bring together 120-150 policy makers, youth leaders and representatives, researchers, youth workers and other experts in youth policy from Europe and the Southern Mediterranean region and from the networks and projects of the co-organisers.
The presentation of the Symposium and the procedure for applying for the European participants could be found in the attached document.
All those interested from the European countries in applying to take part in the symposium are kindly requested to fill in their application on-line here
All participants recruited by the partnership between the European Commission and the Council of Europe in the field of youth should be:
- Professionals and volunteers closely involved in youth policy processes in their youth organisations and countries, young multipliers closely involved in democratic youth movements in their countries, leaders of youth organisations having an active role in the developments of the Arab spring, bloggers and youth workers
- Resident in a member state of the European Cultural Convention
- Be motivated to take full part in the symposium programme and to follow-up its results
- Be able to communicate in English, French, or Arabic.
The deadline for submitting applications online: 17 June 2012