Action 3.2 — ‘Youth in the world’: Cooperation with countries other than the neighbouring countries of the European Union
The purpose of this call for proposals is to support projects, which promote cooperation in the youth sector between Youth in Action Programme Countries and Partner Countries other than those which are neighbours of the European Union.
It is addressed to organisations working in the youth sector that are interested in running projects promoting cooperation in this field, involving youth workers and youth leaders, young people themselves and other actors involved in youth organisations and structures.
Objectives of the call:
to improve the mobility of young people and youth workers, as well as youth employability,
— to promote youth empowerment and active participation,
— to foster capacity-building for youth organisations and structures in order to contribute to civil society development,
— to promote cooperation and the exchange of experience and good practice in the field of youth and non-formal education,
— to contribute to the development of youth policies, youth work and the voluntary sector, and
— to develop sustainable partnerships and networks between youth organisations.
Preference will be given to those projects which best reflect the following priorities:
1. Permanent priorities of the ‘Youth in Action’ programme:
— participation of young people,
— cultural diversity,
— European citizenship,
— inclusion of young people with fewer opportunities.
2. Annual priorities of the ‘Youth in Action’ programme:
— awareness raising of the rights linked to the EU citizenship,
— inclusive growth,
— creativity, entrepreneurship and employability,
— healthy behaviours.
1. the Member States of the European Union
2. countries of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA): Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland
3. candidate countries for which a pre-accession strategy has been established, in accordance with the general principles and general terms and conditions laid down in the framework agreements concluded
with these countries with a view to their participation in EU programmes: Croatia, Turkey
Bodies established in the following countries may participate as partners but may not submit proposals under this call. Countries which are parties to agreements with the European Union regarding the youth field are deemed to be partner countries:
__Latin America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela
— Africa: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Brazzaville), Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial
Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Ivory Coast, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of Guinea, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,
— Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname,
Trinidad and Tobago
Pacific: the Cook Islands, Timor-Leste, Fiji, Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu
— Asia: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, the People’s Republic of China (including Hong Kong and Macau), India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand,
Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen,
— Industrialised countries : Australia, Brunei, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, United States of America.
Indicative list of activities to be implemented by the proposals
large-scale youth events, seminars, conferences,
— activities encouraging the development of partnerships and networks,
— activities encouraging the policy dialogue in the field of youth,
— information and awareness campaigns in favour of and by young people,
— training and capacity-building of youth workers, youth organisations and multipliers,
— job-shadowing and long-term mobility for youth workers
Deadline for submission of applications: 14 May 2013
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