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Project “PatHERways: Creating pathways for political participation of young women” (ECOS Cooperative)

In the spirit of sharing inspiring actions, Sofia  Martins from ECOS Cooperative (an organization for education and development based in Portugal, which is also member of DYPALL Network), explains what lead to the creation of an international project that aims to empower young women in the political arena: Trends of the last decades highlight an

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Feedback on “Get up, Stand up! A training course on democracy and active citizenship in the field of youth work” (May 2017, Germany)

A representative of Associazione Elios, which is a non-profit organization based in Italy and also a member of DYPALL Network, participated in the Training Course “Get up, Stand up!”, which focuses on the topics of active citizenship and democracy from two different points of view: personal and as a youth worker. This course was organized

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Council of Europe’s Enter! Long Term Training Course 2017-2018 just started…

The youth sector of the Council of Europe initiated in 2009 the project Enter! Access to Social Rights for Young People, which according to the information provided in their official website, aims at “developing youth policy and youth work responses to situations of exclusion, discrimination and violence affecting young people, particularly in multicultural disadvantaged neighbourhoods. The project

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Available online: Council of Europe’s Training Module for National and Municipal Civil Servants

The Council of Europe shared a training module on the implementation of National Youth Policies. This document is very useful for “civil servants responsible for the implementation of National Youth Policy in any member state of the Council of Europe with its provisions, mechanisms and instruments and to support their capacity for its effective implementation

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Does political participation need political parties and representation?

Focusing on issues surrounding democratic participation, the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA), held a round table on the 26th of April 2017, with the theme “Does political participation need political parties and representation?”. The panel had five experts on the issue with different profiles, thus being composed by representatives from International

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