Are you a young green activist from the Baltic region? Do you want to meet like-minded European and discuss environmental and social issues? Apply now!
The Green European Foundation, in cooperation with Green Forum and green youth organisations from the Baltic region organises ‘The Green Summer School: Politics, Environment, and Society’ from June 28 to 30 in Helsinki. The event is part of the European Green Activists Training (EGAT) project.
About the event
The European Green Activist Training is taking on an international dimension! Young people, from the EU and non EU Baltic region countries (Finland, Sweden, Estonia and Russia), involved in green politics will meet in Finland for 3 days to exchange on deeper European and regional cooperation and the current environmental topics.
During the event, the participants will attend lectures, panel discussions, and workshops on political, environmental and social aspects of green politics, such as civil society and media involvement, human rights, minorities and diversity, renewable energy etc. As a result, they are expected to deepen their knowledge on green topics, and expand their green networks for future international cooperation.
Who can apply?
Young people (aged 18-30) from Finland, Sweden, Estonia and Russia who are actively involved in green issues in their region. The working language of the training is English, and the applicants should have at least upper-intermediate level (B2).
National deadlines and contact persons for applying:
Russia – May 27 / Anastasiia Senicheva, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Finland – May 30 / Kati Systä, email: email@example.com
Estonia – June 1 / Lisette Aro, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that each participant is expected to arrive to the venue before 6 pm on June 27 and leave no earlier than at 4 pm on June 30.
This event is organised with financial support from the European Parliament to the Green European Foundation.