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Project Challenging traditional leadership – empowering women!

Challenging traditional leadership – empowering women! is a long term project proposed from 7 partners from EU and WB. It is composed of activities aimed it raising the capacity building of partners and other stakeholders and mobilities that allow young people and youth workers to learn in an inter-cultural learning environment.

Activities:

  1. Kick Off Meeting of Partners
  2. Training of Trainers “From Power over to power to-transformative leadership in a man’s world”
  3. Local Campaign “iLEAD for Equity”
  4. Youth Exchange “Youth leaders as change makers”
  5. Seminar The main aim of the project is to train and empower youth workers, youth leaders and young people advocate for transformational leadership while raising awareness about traditional gender roles with regards to the women empowerment.

Our project shall address gender as an equality issue, with positive approach to diminish the negative stereotypes and discrimination related to sex and/or gender and promote equity and collaborative leadership in society. This project focuses on putting the participants in a safe environment where they are given space, time, means and support to self-reflection, self-empowerment and improvement. Our project goes out of the feminism rhetoric, and seeks to approach gender as an equity issue and look closely to the “power over – power to- power with” approaches that go in line very well to traditional leadership and gender discrimination in today’s society.

By bringing youth in a position to analyse and critically think on the topics we aim at allowing and supporting them to create their own opining and responsibility for their future actions.OBJECTIVES:

  • Train youth workers/leaders and young people on how to promote gender equity, fight the gender stereotypes and promote the transformative leadership education for empowered societies.
  • Challenging and changing existing structures, institutions, practices, customs, norms, values, attitudes, and beliefs where these are barriers to the achievement of women’s rights and the rights of all people, regardless of gender or sexual identity.
  • Support and improve skills of youth workers by giving them practical and professional skills in leadership styles and values.- Increase the awareness about importance of gendered leadership; – Analyze existing cases and design a structured strategy on how to approach and transform practices through youth work, gender mainstreaming and gender culture;
  • Foster the participation of youth workers in taking role of advocates and ensure ethical conduct in leadership world.
  • Promote the Erasmus + as a strong tool for promoting transformative leadership and gender equity.
  • Create an effective practice that can be used by all the partner promoters and the wider networks.

Project Power ON Competencies

Power ON Competencies aims to raise capacities of 6 partner organizations from Western Balkan and EU countries in the topic of youth empowerment and social rights through multimedia This project aims to equip youth workers with skills & competencies for empowering young people with fewer opportunities to actively participate in local, national and European level through usage of new media tools.

The implementation of this Capacity Building Project consists on implementation of local actions and mobility activities which bring together lot of inspiration, experience exchanging, new skills and competencies to be multiplied in the local level. The project aim to provide youth workers with the concept of empowerment and active participation of young people with fewer opportunities and generate creative solutions. It highlight the role of the Key-Competencies within Youth pass for youth empowerment and supporting young people in the process of acknowledging of these competencies.

As well improve youth workers’ competencies on promoting of youth empowerment competence of young people and fostering their active participation. Among others the project encourages the participation of youngsters socially disadvantaged and with fewer opportunities to participate actively and give them a chance to be included and rise up their voice through using the freedom of speech through youth work.Our project will have a direct impact on skills and competencies of the involved youth workers and participants : sharing experiences will provide youth workers with new examples and new ideas as well as experimentation of using and creating new tools will provide them with new methods whose usefulness and effectiveness will be strengthened by their evaluation and validation.

It is also expected to provide new experimental teaching tools aimed at motivating youngsters how to become active citizens and contribute in their communities live.320 young people will benefit directly from the planned actions and over 2000 people will be involved indirectly through different actions in local and European level.

Call for participants for Training course under project Power ON Competencies in Albania

Youth European Society is looking for 5 people over 18 years old for training course, co-financed by Erasmus+ Programme. TC will be held between 27 March and 4 April 2002 in Albania (Tirana or Durres) and is about youth empowerment and social rights through multimedia.

You DON’T have to be stundents in order to take part of this training course.
There is NO participation fee.

For more information: Click here

Training course Power ON Competencies in Albania

Youth European Society is looking for Bulgarian participants for Training Course in Albania under project Power ON Competencies, co-financed by Erasmus+ Programme.

The project aims to raise capacities of 6 partner organizations from Western Balkan and EU countries in the topic of youth empowerment and social rights through multimedia This project aims to equip youth workers with skills & competencies for empowering young people with fewer opportunities to actively participate in local, national and European level through usage of new media tools.

The implementation of this Capacity Building Project consists on implementation of local actions and mobility activities which bring together lot of inspiration, experience exchanging, new skills and competencies to be multiplied in the local level. The project aim to provide youth workers with the concept of empowerment and active participation of young people with fewer opportunities and generate creative solutions. It highlight the role of the Key-Competencies within Youth pass for youth empowerment and supporting young people in the process of acknowledging of these competencies. As well improve youth workers’ competencies on promoting of youth empowerment competence of young people and fostering their active participation. Among others the project encourages the participation of youngsters socially disadvantaged and with fewer opportunities to participate actively and give them a chance to be included and rise up their voice through using the freedom of speech through youth work.

Our project will have a direct impact on skills and competencies of the involved youth workers and participants : sharing experiences will provide youth workers with new examples and new ideas as well as experimentation of using and creating new tools will provide them with new methods whose usefulness and effectiveness will be strengthened by their evaluation and validation. It is also expected to provide new experimental teaching tools aimed at motivating youngsters how to become active citizens and contribute in their communities live.320 young people will benefit directly from the planned actions and over 2000 people will be involved indirectly through different actions in local and European level.

Dates and venue:
27.03 – 04.04.2018, Albania

Age limit is 18+.
There is NO participation fee.
Travel and accommodation are covered by Erasmus+ Programme.

You can find infopack here: Power ON Competencies TC Albania Infopack

If you have any questions, please send email to office@yesbg.eu

 

If you want to be part of this Training Course, please fill in the information in the form below:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe_IMu1YfSZ0wJWQNL9BoXFRrGS-TYC3kxZrc7Fm_KcIf_OaQ/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1

“Youth European Society” participated in a kick-off meeting in Tirana, Albania under project Power ON Competencies

Youth European Society participated in a kick-off meeting in Tirana, Albania under project Power ON Competencies, co-funded by Erasmus+ Programme.

The project aims to raise capacities of 6 partner organizations from Western Balkan and EU countries in the topic of youth empowerment and social rights through multimedia This project aims to equip youth workers with skills & competencies for empowering young people with fewer opportunities to actively participate in local, national and European level through usage of new media tools. The implementation of this Capacity Building Project consists on implementation of local actions and mobility activities which bring together lot of inspiration, experience exchanging, new skills and competencies to be multiplied in the local level. The project aim to provide youth workers with the concept of empowerment and active participation of young people with fewer opportunities and generate creative solutions. It highlight the role of the Key-Competencies within Youth pass for youth empowerment and supporting young people in the process of acknowledging of these competencies. As well improve youth workers’ competencies on promoting of youth empowerment competence of young people and fostering their active participation. Among others the project encourages the participation of youngsters socially disadvantaged and with fewer opportunities to participate actively and give them a chance to be included and rise up their voice through using the freedom of speech through youth work.Our project will have a direct impact on skills and competencies of the involved youth workers and participants : sharing experiences will provide youth workers with new examples and new ideas as well as experimentation of using and creating new tools will provide them with new methods whose usefulness and effectiveness will be strengthened by their evaluation and validation. It is also expected to provide new experimental teaching tools aimed at motivating youngsters how to become active citizens and contribute in their communities live.320 young people will benefit directly from the planned actions and over 2000 people will be involved indirectly through different actions in local and European level.

During the coordination meeting, the schedule of the project activities, the role of each partner, as well as the partnership agreements were also discussed.

 

Youth exchange as part of Mission: Youth Employment project was held

Youth European Society held a youth exchange as part of Mission: Youth Employment project, co-financed by the European Commission Erasmus + Program. The exchange took place in Bansko between November 10 and November 18, 2019 and was attended by 40 young people from 7 European countries – Bulgaria, Serbia, Northern Macedonia, Romania, Czech Republic, Albania and Kosovo. During the youth exchange, young people raised awareness of youth unemployment in the countries participating in the project and also learned methods and tools for finding solutions to this problem. Through simulation games, videos and discussions, young people gained experience and confidence in how they should behave during a job interview and how to deal with the challenges before starting their first job. During the training, the representatives of all participating organizations shared their views and good practices during the open discussions. The young people had the opportunity to present to the rest of their country’s culture, traditional food, drink, dance and folklore. Each of the participants in the training received a YouthPass certificate. Ideas for future cooperation in joint projects were also discussed.

The project “Mission: Youth employment” aims to help young people and particularly those of them who are at risk of being excluded from the labor market and those facing barriers at starting first job, finding new one, to get information and acquire knowledge, skills and competences through the methods of non-formal education, needed for smooth and successful transition to the labor market.

Main objectives of the project are:

  • To raise awareness among young people for the problems of youth unemployment, the methods, the tools and the institutions to dial with it.
  • To encourage young people to be more confident and self-esteem while they are looking for new or first job;
  • To motivate young people to disseminate the learning outcomes in order to cover a wider range of young people who are at risk of exclusion from the labor market;
  • To promote the methods of non-formal education among young people as tool to tackle with various problem related to youth.
  • To develop long-term partnership between the project’s partners as a method to work together for future issues related with youth.
  • Тo explore employability of young people, inclusion, soft skills, young people with fewer opportunities and how it is searched in various sectors of life. These skills and competencies will be beneficial for participants for future initiatives, also helping participants become more aware of self-employment as a career option.

Call for participants for YE Mission: Youth Employment in Bansko

Youth European Society is urgently looking for Bulgarian, Italian and Romanian participants for youth exchange in Bansko Bulgaria (10th November – 18 November 2019).

The project “Mission: Youth employment” aims to help young people and particularly those of them who are at risk of being excluded from the labor market and those facing barriers at starting first job, finding new one, to get information and acquire knowledge, skills and competences through the methods of non-formal education, needed for smooth and successful transition to the labor market.

Objectives:

  • To raise awareness among young people for the problems of youth unemployment, the methods, the tools and the institutions to dial with it.
  • To encourage young people to be more confident and self-esteem while they are looking for new or first job;
  • To motivate young people to disseminate the learning outcomes in order to cover a wider range of young people who are at risk of exclusion from the labor market;
  • To promote the methods of non-formal education among young people as tool to tackle with various problem related to youth.
  • To develop long-term partnership between the project’s partners as a method to work together for future issues related with youth.
  • Тo explore employability of young people, inclusion, soft skills, young people with fewer opportunities and how it is searched in various sectors of life. These skills and competencies will be beneficial for participants for future initiatives, also helping participants become more aware of self-employment as a career option.

There is NO participation fee.
Travel and accomodation are covered by Erasmus+ Programme.

You can find infopack here: Mission Youth Employment Youth Exchange Infopack

If you want to be part of this Youth Exchange – please send email to office@yesbg.eu

Five youths from YES took part in youth exchange under project Videmocracy

Five young people from the Youth European Society participated in a youth exchange on the Videmocracy project in Dojran, Northern Macedonia between 22 and 30 August 2019.

The main purpose of youth exchange was to make young people aware of democracy, civil society and the various ways in which democracy can be portrayed – through simulations, videos, pictures, games, etc. The methods used have given and will enable young people in the future to develop their capacity and critical thinking in the society in which they live. The participants were from Albania (host), Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Northern Macedonia, Serbia and Turkey.

Throughout the training day, young people had the opportunity to share their ideas, which were related to the theme of the project, as well as many that related to their future development as regards the better development of democracy in each country. Last but not least – the Bulgarian young people managed to create numerous multinational friendships and enriched their multicultural knowledge.

The project is co-financed by the European Commission Erasmus+ programme.

Four young people who presented Youth European Society were part of Training Course “„Entrepreneurial mindset through social innovation in youth work” in Pristina, Kosovo between 4 to 13 July.

Four young people who presented Youth European Society were part of Training Course “„Entrepreneurial mindset through social innovation in youth work” in Pristina, Kosovo between 4 to 13 July.

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Seminar Power ON Competencies Albania

The project aims to raise capacities of 6 partner organizations from Western Balkan and EU countries in the topic of youth empowerment and social rights through multimedia This project aims to equip youth workers with skills & competencies for empowering young people with fewer opportunities to actively participate in local, national and European level through usage of new media tools.

The implementation of this Capacity Building Project consists on implementation of local actions and mobility activities which bring together lot of inspiration, experience exchanging, new skills and competencies to be multiplied in the local level. The project aim to provide youth workers with the concept of empowerment and active participation of young people with fewer opportunities and generate creative solutions. It highlight the role of the Key-Competencies within Youth pass for youth empowerment and supporting young people in the process of acknowledging of these competencies. As well improve youth workers’ competencies on promoting of youth empowerment competence of young people and fostering their active participation. Among others the project encourages the participation of youngsters socially disadvantaged and with fewer opportunities to participate actively and give them a chance to be included and rise up their voice through using the freedom of speech through youth work.

Our project will have a direct impact on skills and competencies of the involved youth workers and participants : sharing experiences will provide youth workers with new examples and new ideas as well as experimentation of using and creating new tools will provide them with new methods whose usefulness and effectiveness will be strengthened by their evaluation and validation. It is also expected to provide new experimental teaching tools aimed at motivating youngsters how to become active citizens and contribute in their communities live.320 young people will benefit directly from the planned actions and over 2000 people will be involved indirectly through different actions in local and European level.