Application Due Date: August 26 th 2019

The Council of Europe has actually regularly been supporting discussion in between youth organisations and organizations worried about youth policy. In the current past this has actually concentrated on capacity-building for human rights education, intercultural discussion and advancement of non-formal education.

The co-operation with the League of Arab States has actually been on-going for more than 10 years, articulated around the promo of intercultural discussion, youth involvement and countering hate speech and extremism. The cooperation has actually concentrated on joint capacity-building activities for youth leaders and the Euro-Arab Youth Online Forum. The current big scale occasion was the 6thArab-European Youth Online Forum: Conquering Hate Speech and Extremism Together occurred in 2017 in Fez, Morocco.

The online forum was performed and arranged by the Council of Europe and the League of Arab States in collaboration with the European Youth Online Forum and the Ministry of Youth and Sport of Morocco. In November 2018 the Euro-Arab training course “Youth Involvement and Gender Equality” was kept in Doha, Qatar, with a particular focus on how to protect gender equality in youth involvement and how participatory techniques can allow (much better) gendere quality. The activity was co-organised in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the State of Qatar.

In 2019, the Council of Europe and the League of Arab have actually consented to focus their cooperation on the 7th Euro-Arab Youth Online Forum, which is to be preceded by a research study about the effect and outcomes of the cooperation. The online forum must concentrate on youth, peace and security so regarding follow-up on the local assessment kept in Fez with UNFPA and, in specific, to comprehend and use the concepts of the United Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security to Euro-Arab Youth cooperation.

Objective and goals

The 7thEuro-Arab Youth Online forum will promote the involvement of youths and youth organisations in peacebuilding and Euro-Arab cooperation for inclusive societies.Its particular objectivesare:

– To check out the UN Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth Peace and Security and its importance for youths in Euro-Arab co-operation
– To share and acknowledge requirements and difficulties dealt with by youths and youth organisations in their work for peacebuilding, security and discussion
– To share practices and experiences in peacebuilding for shared knowing
– To support individuals to engage and promote for their nations to carry out the Resolution UN 2250 and in pursuing Sustainable Advancement Objective 16 (Peace, Justice and Strong Organizations)
– To seriously show about the function of the Council of Europe, the League of Arab states in executing 2250 and its concepts of action and forming the future of the cooperation
– To learn more about human rights education as a structure for discovering and acting for peace and discussion

Individuals

The online forum will unite some 100 youth leaders, activists and other stakeholders active in the field of Euro-Arab cooperation in the youth field. The individuals hired through this call needs to:

a) Be local in a member state of the Council of Europe or state signatory of the European Cultural Convention;-LRB- ************) b) be aged in between 18 to 30 years;-LRB- ************) c) have the ability to operate in English, an understanding of French and/or Arabic will be a possession;-LRB- ************) d) be associated with a youth organisation or youth work task connected to Euro-Arab cooperation, peacebuilding and/or to the UN Security Council Resolution 2250;-LRB- ************) e) be able toshare their experiences and concepts and be encouraged to take complete part in online forum actively

Working languages

The working languages of the online forum will be English and Arabic, with synchronised analysis offered throughout plenary sessions. Practical and administrative details

Dates of arrival and departure

Individuals are anticipated to get here on 4 November to the European Youth Centre Budapest and leave on 9 November.

Lodging and board

Complete board and accommodations at online forum will be offered and spent for by the Council of Europe at the European Youth Centre in Budapest.

Travel expenses and visa

Travel expenses of individuals will be compensated by the Council of Europe in money throughout the activity, or after the activity by bank transfer upon the discussion of needed billings, travel files and tickets.

Visa expenses will be compensated by the Council of Europe upon discussion of the essential proof and files. The Council of Europe will likewise release invite letters for visa functions when required.

Application treatment and choice of individuals

All applications should be finished online at https://youthapplications.coe.int/by 26 August 2019.

For additional details or questions connected to this call, please call us at: [email protected]

For Additional Information:

See the Authorities Web Page of the Euro-Arab Youth Online Forum 2019

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