Due Date: May 19, 2019

Council of Europe welcomes applications for the Training workshop “ALTERNATIVES” happening in Hammamet, Tunisia from 9-16 June2019 OPTIONS: Countering hate speech and oppression through discussion and human rights education is a training workshop arranged by the Council of Europe Youth Department in the structure of the
7th Mediterranean University on Youth and Global Citzenship (MedUni).

The workshop will check out the existing concerns in relation to dislike speech and human rights and establish the proficiencies of youth and human rights activists to fight hate speech, with unique regard to support Mediterranean youth work and Euro-Arab youth cooperation.


The Mediterranean University on Youth and Global Citizenship is an activity assisted in and collaborated by the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe in collaboration with l’Observatoire National de la Jeunesse (ONJ, Tunisia) and other youth serving organisations from Europe and the Southern Mediterranean, within the Network on Youth and Global Citizenship. The Mediterranean University on Youth and Global Citizenship is a structure occasion where various youth-led and youth-oriented organisations have the possibility to run their own activities within a multilateral cooperation context, which motivates networking, peer education, style of typical advocacy methods and sharing of understanding and chances.

The MedUni 2019 will occur from the 9th (arrivals) to the 16 th (departures) June 2019.

Particular goals of the training consist of:

  • To support peer knowing and establish the capability of activists and youth leaders active in the No Hate Speech youth projects in Morocco and Tunisia through human rights education based upon the handbooks We Can! and Bookmarks and in the context of the UNSCR 2250 the United Nations Sustainable Advancement Objective 16: “peace, justice and strong organizations”
  • To assist in the conference and assessment of individuals with a group of specialists in associated subjects and the possible possibility of the development of a local “Believe Tank” on hate speech and human rights in the area.

The working language of the training workshop will be French (primarily). English might be utilized periodically, while Arabic will be utilized in particular break-out sessions. The main working language of the MedUni’s Joint Program is English, for that reason synchronised analysis will be attended to plenary sessions.


  • Travel expenses of individuals will be repaid after the activity by bank transfer by the youth Department of the Council of Europe upon the discussion of needed billings, travel files and tickets.
  • A complimentary transfer service from/to Hammamet Airport will likewise be supplied by the Tunisian co-organisers.
  • Visa expenses will be repaid by the Council of Europe upon discussion of the essential proof and files. The Council of Europe will likewise provide invite letters for visa functions when required.
  • The 7th edition of the MedUni will occur in Hammamet (Tunisia), at the Centre de vacances et deloisirs put enfants a sea-front youth centre of the Ministry of Youth and Sport. The individuals will be accommodated totally free of charge at Centre in double/triple spaces with shared restrooms and Observatoire National de la Jeunesse (ONJ) will likewise offer complete board at the Centre throughout the activity.


The training workshop will combine 20 youth leaders and activists associated with activities arranged by the Youth Department around the subject of Youth-Peace- Discussion, more particularly in the No Hate Speech Motion projects in Tunisia, Morocco and other nations with a continuous project.

Individuals ought to:

  • originate from Tunisia, Morocco or a member state of the Council of Europe or state signatory of the European Cultural Convention
  • be in between 18 to 30 years of age
  • have the ability to operate in French, an understanding of English is a property
  • be associated with a youth work job associated with the No Hate Speech Project
  • have the ability to share their experiences and concepts and be encouraged to take complete part in the MedUni, the training and the Quadrilogue workshop

The Council of Europe invites applications of irrespective of gender, impairment, marital or adult status, racial, ethnic or social origin, color, faith, belief or sexual preference.


All applications should be finished online by 19 May 2019.

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