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Call for participants: Study Session  "Transferring positive practices of Democratic Youth Participation Models from European to Local Level"
9 - 15 October 2016
European Youth Centre, Strasbourg, France. Together with the Youth Department of the Council of Europe, CID is organizing a Study Session. Read the call and apply here >



Europe for Citizens
Second deadline for the call for proposals to be funded under the Europe for Citizens Programme of the European Union. Deadline for applications is 1 September. Details on town-twinning > and networks of towns >

ALDA Europe 
Call for activities promoting good governance and citizen participation at the local level in Europe. Partnerships between civil society and local authorities will be preferred. Deadline for applying is 9 September. Details here >
Call for researchers
Call for 3 researchers/experts on youth participation: How to ignite the spark? Understanding alternative and diverse forms of participation in democratic life & empowering multipliers to support them. Deadline for applying is 28 July. Details here >

Call for experts

Call for expressions of interest for experts for a Council of Europe study on news and innovative forms of youth participation in decision-making processes. Deadline for proposals is 28 July. Details here >


Network News

#1st Iberian Meeting of Municipality Youth Departments
"Youth policies are an integral component of Municipality management" With these words the Mayor of Braga (Portugal) opened the first ever meeting of Portuguese and Spanish Municipality Youth Departments, 9 June. Read more >
#We are Europe CLICK - picture on youth policies
On June 17, in Florence, Tuscany Region in cooperation with the EU Committee of Regions promoted "CLICK - picture on youth policy" to discuss and reflect on the state of art of youth policies at European level, starting from a dynamic comparison of regional and local experiences. Sofia Martins (ECOS) presented DYPALL. Read more >
#6th Steering Group Meeting
In occasion of their 10th birthday, CID (Centre for Intercultural Dialogue) hosted the 6th meeting of the Steering Group in Kumanovo, Macedonia, 24-25 June. Read more >

#Visiting Local Youth Councils 
During their time in Macedonia, the Steering Group members had the opportunity to visit some very interesting practices of local youth participation in Kumanovo and Skopje. Read more >

#Expert Meeting: The innovative role of municipal youth work in partnership with education, employment and social welfare
The youth work expert meeting on municipal youth work took place in Tilburg (the Netherlands) on 27 - 30 June. DYPALL Network was represented by Silvia Pieretto, together with Ana Lucas, Chief of the Youth and Sport Department of the Municipality of Portimão.  Read more about their participation >

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12 August is International Youth Day

This year theme is "The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Production and Consumption"
How will you celebrate young people? Let us know, post the pictures of your event on Facebook or on Twitter @UN4Youth
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