Study Sessions

Study Sessions

Study sessions are international youth events organized in cooperation with the Youth Department of the Council of Europe, and hosted in one of the European Youth Centres (Strasbourg or Budapest). They last between 4 and 8 days and bring together members of the Network with experts for discussions on a specific subject leading to conclusions relevant to the priorities and programmes of the Council of Europe Youth sector.

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2016 Study Session “Transferring positive practices of Democratic Youth Participation Models from European to Local Level” 

9 – 15 October 2016, European Youth Centre, Strasbourg, France

The activity

The study session aims to offer space for 35 young people, youth leaders, youth workers, representatives of institutions and decision makers to gather and research the positive practices of meaningful participation implemented on European Level. The main idea is to go into depth in discussing this processes, and also gather youth workers, officials and experts that will share their previous experience, difficulties and obstacle, as well as effective methods and systems of democratic youth participation models on European and local level.

Call for Participants 

To participate in the Study Session, you need to submit your application. Read the call for participants here >

“Double/triple” applications of representatives of local authorities and civil society coming from the same region are strongly encouraged. 

The deadline for application is 31 July 2016, latest by 23:59 Central European Time.


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The programme

The study session will start on Monday 10 October, until Saturday 15, with travel days on the 9 and 16. Read the draft programme here >