Noored Ühiskonna Heaks (NYH) is promoting a call for participants for a Youth Exchange called ““IDEA - Involving Youth in Democratic Election and an Active Civic Life”” which will take place in 10th until 19th March 2014 in Sibiu, Romania.
As to promote European Parliament’s elections and to increase participation to the vote is one of the main priorities of European Union for 2014, we will focus our project on improve Young people's active participation in the European Parliament elections.
In this respect our project specific objectives are to promote the non-formal education based on theatre/drama techniques as a tool for improving youth's civic participation at the level of participants active in grassroots or community-based youth organizations from 7 different EU countries and to foster the "European Citizen feeling" (and one of the most important right, the right to vote) and encourage participation in the 2014 European elections and enabling in this way young people who will going to vote for the first time in May 2014 not only to behave as active, informed citizens but also to become information multipliers at the level of their organizations and convince other young persons of the importance of participation to the poll, especially and on the importance of being an active European Citizen in general.
The event will be held in English. There are 5 vacancies available and participants should have minimum 18 years old. There will be in total 28 participants from Romania, Estonia, Portugal, Italy, Poland and Bulgaria.
The Youth in Action programme will cover 100% of the accommodation, food and activities and will reimburse the participants with 70% of the travel costs. There will be a participation fee of 40 Eur. per participant.
All the interested people should fill the application form below. The application form must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Application deadline: 31st January
Application form here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/2ih0dub4f6e7ly7/6MkR-cKjsT