EAEY - Empower African and European Youth!

8 Participating countries:
Start: 01-09-2016 - End: 31-01-2018
Project Reference: 573262-EPP-1-2016-1-NL-EPPKA2-CBY-ACPALA
EC Grant: 142490 EUR

Programme: Erasmus+
Key Action: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices
Action Type: Capacity Building for youth in ACP countries, Latin America and Asia

Summary

The project “EAEY - Empower African and European Youth!”, coordinated by Wereld Esperanto-Jongeren Organisatie (TEJO) involves four youth organisations from Europe (Netherlands; Poland; Italy; Slovakia) and four from Africa (DR Congo, Togo, Benin, Burundi).The project aims at improving the transfer of knowledge between Europe and Africa, thus strengthening the cooperation between the two continents in the field of youth. The overarching theme is “Youth working together to overcome the North-South-Divide”. The project lifespan is 17 months and its work will be centred around 4 EU-Africa activities, a mobility of youth workers (job shadowing) and a youth exchange activity: 1) management and kick-off meeting in Benin in September 2016; 2) job shadowing activity from Burundi to Italy and vice versa (April 2017-July 2017);3) expert workshop and training of trainers in Italy in April 2017;4) youth exchange activity at the World Esperanto Youth Congress in Burundi in July 2017;5) project meeting at the World Esperanto Youth Congress in Burundi in July 2017;6) final meeting in Poland, at the Youth Esperanto Week in December 2017.Two partners in Europe and two in Africa will host project meetings, so that all partners will be able to learn about the working conditions and backgrounds of youth work and non-formal learning in different EU and African countries. A job shadowing activity will provide hands-on training to four youth workers, two from Burundi and two from Italy, who will learn by supporting the organisation of two major events: the International Youth Festival in Italy (April 2017) and the World Esperanto Youth Congress in Burundi (July 2017). An important milestone will be the youth exchange to be held in Burundi in July 2017. The activities focus on different skills and training content to be developed to build the capacity of youth organisations and to improve the visibility and quality of youth work. The two pedagogical approaches are “learning from each other” and “learning by doing”. Methods and guidelines as well as trained personnel will ensure that young people from EU and African countries meet at eye-level and show respect to different ways of living and thinking. Each activity uses a different type of mobility and methodology following the plan of the overall project results to be achieved. This multiple-step approach is intended in order to provide the participating youth workers as well as their organisations and societies with a good overview on non-formal learning activities supported by the Erasmus+ Programme. The main project outcome is expected to be a mobile training app, developed and improved on the basis of exchange of best practices and training activities; as an overall result, the project is expected to strengthen the cooperation between the organisations involved and beyond the Consortium's borders, thanks to an effective dissemination strategy, through worldwide youth events and media activities.

Results

Results for this project are not yet available. They might become available after the project's end date.

Coordinator

WERELD ESPERANTO-JONGEREN ORGANISATIE VERENIGING MET BEPERKTE RECHTSBEVOEGDHEID

NIEUWE BINNENWEG 176, 3015 BJ
ROTTERDAM
Zuid-Holland
NL
Organisation type: Non-governmental organisation/association/social enterprise

Partners

DEMOKRATIA KONGOLANDA ESPERANTO - ASOCIO
KINSHASA LIMETE
Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The
Organisation type: Non-governmental organisation/association/social enterprise
ASSOCIATION NATIONALE D ESPERANTO AU BURUNDI
RUMONGE
Burundi
Organisation type: Non-governmental organisation/association/social enterprise
UNION TOGOLAISE POUR L'ESPERANTO
LOME
Togo
Organisation type: Non-governmental organisation/association/social enterprise
ASSOCIATION BÉNINOISE DES ESPERANTISTES - ASOCIO DE BENINAJ ESPERANTISTOJ (ABEE)
LOKOSSA
Benin
Organisation type: Non-governmental organisation/association/social enterprise
SKEJ -SLOVENSKA ESPERANTSKA MLADEZ
ZVOLEN
Banskobystrický kraj
skej.esperanto.sk
Organisation type: Non-governmental organisation/association/social enterprise
POLSKI ZWIAZEK ESPERANTYSTOW
WARSZAWA
Mazowieckie
Organisation type: Non-governmental organisation/association/social enterprise
ASSOCIAZIONE ARCI ESPERANTO VEZIO CASSINELLI
MILANO
Extra-Regio NUTS 2
Organisation type: Non-governmental organisation/association/social enterprise

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