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The training course “The Role of Young People in Community Development” is a 6 days long project which will be organized by Ganja European Youth Capital 2016 PU and financed by Azerbaijan Youth Foundation. The project will be implemented in August in 2016 in the frame of Ganja European Youth Capital 2016 program.
The aim of the project is to establish a network between the youth of Europe and Azerbaijan living in the rural areas of countries around Europe, discover their needs, discuss the difficulties they face and motivate them for active participation in society. The project will gather 10 European and 5 local young people who will have 5 days to work on the project and discover the city Ganja. The training will be led by 1 local experienced trainer and one expert from the platform organization for European organizations working with youth from rural areas “Rural Youth Europe”. Besides working in an international team with participants from different countries and towns participants will also have a chance to learn the rich culture of Azerbaijan.
The objectives of the project are:
To help in building cooperation between the youth from rural areas of Azerbaijan and Europe;
To discover the needs and expectations of rural youth, discuss the difficulties they face, discover the common problems and find solutions;
To encourage young people to actively participate in the social and public life of their community on local and international level, discuss how they can contribute to creation of opportunities for the youth of their comunities;
To create a chance for cooperation and implementation of common projects for young people from rural areas;
To introduce the youth from Europe to the opportunities created for the youth of Ganja.
Costs: All expenses (travel, accommodation, transportation in the city, visa, meals) will be provided by Ganja EYC2016.
Eligibility: Young people between 18-30 years old from different European countries living in rural areas. Beginners and experienced youth workers are all encouraged to apply. Participants’ tasks: To attend all sessions, participate in team works, activities, discussions and debates.
Date and venue: 9-15 August 2016, Ganja city, Azerbaijan. How to participate: In order to participate please fill in the attached application form. Please also send the scan of your passport together with the application form in order to get the visa at airport.
DEADLINE: All applicants are expected to send their application forms and passport scans to e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org no later than July 20th