Training Course Building from within: Paths to increase the participation of young migrants, Portugal

Building from within: Paths to increase the participation of young migrants
Training Course
26 November – 2 December 2017 | Portimão, Portugal

 

The course will enable young migrants and young people with migrant background, such as, community leaders; youth workers and those active in local community working with young migrants, to gain knowledge, skills and attitudes to successfully increase the participation of young migrants and young people with migrant background in the existing structures, spaces and mechanisms for participation in decision-making, countering violent radicalization and advocating for their rights.

Specific Objectives:

  1. Develop a better understanding of the economic, social and political situations and identify the main challenges faced by young migrant and young people with migrant background living in Europe today;
  2. Empower youth workers and community leaders to be able to better prepare young migrants and young people with migrant background to represent their interests and current challenges (such as integration, identity conflict, discrimination, employment, education, lack of youth policies and involvement in the decision-making process);
  3. To acquire know-how on concepts and roles of youth work, youth policies, migration and integration policies and institutions relevant for the engagement of migrant youth at different levels (local, national and European level);
  4. Support the recognition and involvement of migrants-led organisations/ initiatives and promote the cross sectoral cooperation;
  5. Support young migrants and young people with migrant background to be active players in countering violent radicalization and advocating for their rights;
  6. Increase the number and quality of projects in the frame of Erasmus+ approaching the social inclusion of young migrants and young people with migrant background.

The training course is recommended for Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Youth Policy Makers, young migrants and young people with migrant background who act/can act as multipliers, such as, community leaders; youth workers and those active in local community working with young migrants

Application Deadline: 8 October 2017

Costs: Hellenic National Agency will cover 95% of your travel costs. Accommodation and food costs will be covered by the organisers.

Working language: English

For information about the training and submission of the application form, you should visit: https://www.salto-youth.net/tools/european-training-calendar/training/building-from-within-paths-to-increase-the-participation-of-young-migrants.6706/

For further information please contact:

Natassa Dedousi, tel 2131314450, email: tcaseminars@inedivim.gr

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