EVENTS ABROAD

Strategy Aims

1.The encouragement and support of entrepreneurship and youth social and political participation. Similarly, the involvement of citizens in national, regional and local levels, as the capacities and skills of the younger generation and active citizens are the foundation of evolution and development.
2.Training young people in leadership and skills, as well as educating emerging leaders in international relations, given that young leaders can undoubtedly be strengthened through education and educational lectures, discussions, group activities, presentations , short studies, news, engagement with personal trainer, political forums and project planning meetings.
3.The strengthening of democracy, by increasing political engagement and youth participation in decision-making, in order to foster a greater sense of social consciousness and to increase confidence in the democratic process.

4.Particular importance is also given to intercultural education of both indigenous as well as foreign citizens with the aim of mutual understanding and respect for cultural specificities of different ethnic groups, and the creation of cooperation and solidarity networks among citizens which aims to the smooth development of individuals and collectives engaged in a well governed democratic intercultural society.

5.The enhance of skills in sectors such as Leadership, negotiation and emotional intelligence trough special seminars; and generally to promote and achieve the objectives of the institute.

6.To provide all possible support and defend the rights of migrants and foreigners who live in Greece.

7.The desire to study, promote,  preserve, develop and disseminate -among Immigrants- cultural and historical values and traditions of each people.

8.Cooperation with scientific bodies and organizations, associations, other clubs, federations and generally with every educational institution, Greek or foreign.

9.Focusing on providing legal assistance to resolve bureaucratic affairs and defense of women's rights. 

10.The creation of a legal and social support department  to facilitate independence and integration of Immigrants,  Asylum Seekers, Refugees and those who have been admitted under humanitarian status.

11.The integration of immigrants into Greek society by strengthening of relations between Greeks and foreigners and creating a climate of mutual trust, respect and understanding.

 
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Training course and conference “Democracy, citizenship and youth participation"

Training Course

30 August - 6 September 2013 | Cairo, Egypt

Do you want to explore different ways of active youth participation in Euromed region? In addition you will have opportunity to discuss about place and role of young people in the democratic process within Euromed cooperation in high level conference!
Activity will consist of training course of 4 days that will be continued by conference of 2 days with additional guests invited!

Objectives of the training course:
- to share experiences of NGO’s in the field of youth participation (what was going well?, what can be improved?);
- to share, create and try tools for youth participation;
- to develop new projects in the field of youth participation;
- to empower leadership within participants;
- to share values of Euromed cooperation.
Aim of the conference:
To inshore visibility of Euromed cooperation in the youth field and visibility of Youth in Action and Euromed Youth Programmes.

Target group (up to 34 participants from Euromed region):
- Youth workers and youth leaders who have some experience with topic of youth participation on local, national or international level;
- have link/interest in development of projects (Youth in Action or Euromed Youth);
- belongs to NGO that has experience in youth field and have capacity to develop projects within Euromed cooperation;
- have good English communication skills.

 
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Our Mission

1. Renew Faith in Democracy
Increase the engagement and involvement of youth in decision-making processes, leading to greater sense of civic responsibility and rise of confidence in democratic processes.

2. Enhance Democracy
Enrich political parties, institutions, social movements and parliaments with young, trained and experienced political leaders. Effective leaders are crucial for good governance and development in every society.

3. Promote peace and collaboration
Facilitate interaction and dialogue among the next generation of leaders through programs of international exchanges that enable emerging leaders to experience firsthand the political and cultural dynamics of other countries, thus, empowering dialogue and understanding among young people of different nationalities, religions, ethnicity and cultures.

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