Are you a young change maker, leader, activist?!
Are you a young person/youth worker who is interested in International youth work?!
If so, apply here for a chance to join a group of young people from all across Ireland who will attend the Yo!Fest at the European Youth Event in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France in May 2020! The National Youth Council is partnering with the European Youth Forum at this event.
Strasbourg on 29-30 May 2020.
2020 marks the Eleventh edition of Yo!Fest and the fourth time the European Youth Forum joins forces with the European Parliament to create the European Youth Event (EYE). With hundreds of free activities taking place over two days, Yo!Fest @ the EYE is one of the most dynamic, youth-led events in the European Calendar.
The Festival combines debates, workshops, talks, exhibitions and performances to celebrate what it means to be a young European. We bring young Europeans together with world leaders, internationally renowned experts, politicians and Youth Organisations to talk about the issues and look for real solutions.
During the Festival, young people’s ideas will be collected and later presented to decision-makers.
The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is a member organisation of the European Youth Forum and is partnering with them to deliver a workshop at the event. 20 youth leaders will be selected by NYCI to assist us in developing the workshop and going as part of the Yo!Fest NYCI delegation to Strasbourg to take part in the EYE and deliver the workshop to other youth leaders and changemakers.
- Youth leaders who are interested in further developing their knowledge, skills & attitudes about youth issues AND want to be part of creating positive change Personally, Locally, Nationally, Globally!
- Young people who see themselves being changemakers and are committed to taking action!
- Youth Workers can also apply to attend with a small group of young people
Essential: Demonstrates knowledge and Interest in youth participation and engagement. Available to attend planning days before going to event and available to attend all of the event and travel days before and after. Able to travel to Strasbourg.
Preferable: Experience in facilitation, training, peer learning; Involved with NYCI;
29th & 30th May 2020. Travelling the day before and after the event to Strasbourg, France.
To support NYCI in delivering a workshop and take part in Yo!Fest.