Webinar: Making Youth Participation Visible

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Rok prijave 31.05.2020

4 June 2020 | zoom.us, Estonia

Join our webinar to learn more about how to do campaigns, build awareness, start initiatives in a systematic and strategic way. Learn what kind of role does communication have in creating a successful project and what are learning moments in this process.

Date: June 4, 2020

Time: 2-4PM CEST

Venue: zoom.us – details sent to participants before the event. Webinar streamed live to Facebook.

  • How to make youth voice heard?
  • How to ensure and empower youth participation in decision making and political life?
  • What role does communication, such as media relations and campaigning play in it?

Let’s learn from youth activists themselves and share inspiration and mess-ups from Estonia and Ireland!

Estonian National Youth Council shares learning moments on engaging different stakeholders to support the lowering of the voting age to 16 years. What have been the obstacles? How to convince decision makers and media to be interested in the youth issues? How to empower young people to speak up and be interested in political life? How do projects support communication and vice a versa? What traps can we avoid?

Making youth voice heard and standing up for youth rights is also the topic where 18 year old Deborah Fakeye. She has been involved with Youth Work Ireland for a number of years. In January 2018 she joined Youth Work Ireland’s National Youth Action Group (NYAG) and become involved in various projects including the 5 Nations Brexit Symposium in KillarneyBIPA (British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly)the Equality Crew and Sex Talk Team. Deborah has represented Youth Work Ireland in national media campaigns including radio chats, an op-Ed in the Irish times and speaking about reforming sex ed at the NCCA consultations. She is a regular guest on Newstalk and also has been involved at a European level with the #GiveAVote campaign spearheaded by EYCA across 13 EU countries. Deborah Fakeye has been working a lot on sex education reform campaign. She’s been engaged in the #HomeToVote movement regarding abortion topic Ireland. In the end of 2019, she was elected as the President for the Youth Work Ireland and is now actively shaping Irish youth work.

* In order to take part of this webinar, participants will have to ensure following technical requirements are guaranteed to have a good webinar experience:

  • Wifi or 3G/4G network
  • speakers
  • microphone (optional)
  • webcam (optional)

* SALTO PI is not giving out Youth Passes or certificates for attending this event.

* Join our Newsletter: https://www.salto-youth.net/about/newsletter/ if you want to get information about upcoming events.

The event is organised by SALTO Participation and Information Resource Centre (SALTO PI) and is part of webinar series “Making Youth Participation Visible”. More information: www.salto-youth.net/participation

Application deadline: May 31

Training overview: http://trainings.salto-youth.net/8755

This E-learning is for 450 participants from Erasmus+: Youth in Action Programme countries , Other countries in the world , Partner Countries Neighbouring the EU 

and recommended for Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers, Youth policy makers, Volunteering mentors, Youth coaches, Youth researchers

Accessibility info: This activity and venue place are accessible to people with disabilities.

Working language(s): English

Organiser: SALTO Participation and Information Resource Centre (SALTO Resource Centre)

The overall purpose of SALTO PI is to develop strategic and innovative action to encourage youth participation in democratic life, including through:

– fostering the involvement of young people in democratic decision-making;
– fostering youth participation in civic and social life through volunteering or taking up a role in youth organisations;
– developing expertise on evolving trends in youth participation, including through digital means;
– developing expertise on young people’s skills that enhance and underpin their effective participation, including media literacy, sense of initiative and communication;
– providing guidance to and support for all NAs on state-of-the art strategies for reaching out to a higher number of young people, increasing quality and impact of information activities as well as their inclusiveness and the sustainability and transferability of project results.

Contact for questions: Kadri Maripuu

E-Mail: [email protected]

Phone: +3726979231

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