The EU-funded Youth in Action and Euromed Youth IV programmes have launched the 2nd edition of the EuroMed Youth Awards to celebrate the achievements of Euro-Mediterranean cooperation in the field of youth. Projects funded under these two programmes are invited to apply for the Awards, which will be presented at an event to be held from 10 to 14 June 2013 in Jordan.
The aim of the event is to increase the visibility of Euromed Cooperation with key partners from the youth field, enhancing the achievements of the Euro-Mediterranean youth cooperation by sharing good practices and giving a new impetusfor future partnership and cooperation within the future generation of Youth and Euromed Youth programmes.
The event will be co-organised by the Jordanian hosting institution, Salto Youth Euromed RC, the Euromed Youth IV Regional Capacity-Building and Support Unitand the Jordanian Euromed Youth Unit, the Euromed Youth Platform, and the Turkish, Italian, Portuguese and Cypriot National Agencies for the European Youth in Action programme under the patronage of the European Commission.
The deadline for application is 8 April 2013.
The EU funds the regional programme EuroMed Youth IV during the period 2010-2014 with a budget of €11 million under the European Neighbourhood Policy. The programme aims at stimulating and encouraging mutual comprehension among young people in the Euro-Mediterranean region, fighting stereotypes and prejudices and enhancing the sense of solidarity among youth by promoting active citizenship. It also seeks to contribute to the development of youth policies in the Mediterranean Partner Countries. The programme promotes the mobility of young people and the understanding between peoples through three types of actions:
- Euro-Med Youth Exchanges
- Euro-Med Youth Voluntary Service
- Euro-Med Youth Training and Networking (Contact Making Seminars, Study Visits, Training Courses and Seminars)
Source: EU Neighbourhood Info Centre
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