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Our EGAT participants in Finland meet for their second training session!

About the Event

This is the second meeting of a series of training sessions, part of our transnational project European Green Activists Training organized by the Green European Foundation together with the Young Greens of Finland and the Green Cultural Association Visio.

From the 22nd to the 24th November, the 25 participants will engage in an exciting programme in the city of Seinäjoki. During the three days, they will have the chance to engage with local councilors, MEPs and members of the Federation of Young European Greens. Apart from different workshops and plenary sessions, the group will also attend the Finnish Young Greens’ General Assembly and engage with other young people part of the Green movement.


Friday 22nd November

15.00    Welcome to the second training!

15.45    Tour of Seinäjoki with local Green councillor Henna Rantasaari

17.00    Alviina Alametsä, Finnish “Brexit MEP”, 1st vice MEP

18.00    Practical info about attending Young Greens’ General Assembly

18.10    Dinner break

19.00    Young Greens’ General Assembly

Saturday 23rd November

09.00       Breakfast

09.30       Young Greens’ General Assembly

10.30    Facilitated reflection and analysis of the political discussion

11.30    Break

12.00    Iida Laurila, Vice President of JEF Finland

Workshop “Effective communication and writing effective statements and opinion pieces”

13.30    Lunch

14.30    Introduction – Federation of Young European Greens

15.00    Antoine Tifine – Executive Committee Member of Federation of Young European Greens

15.40    Break

16.00    Workshop on EU and international changemaking

17.00    Break

17.30    Young Greens’ General Assembly

19.00    Reception by the city of Seinäjoki

Sunday 24th November

09.00       Breakfast

09.30       Young Greens’ General Assembly

10.15    Workshop on EU and international politics

11.45    Lunch break

12.30    End of training: reflections and feedback

Application Process Closed

The call for applications has closed. Stay tuned for similar opportunities to participate in the European Green Activist Training next year! Be sure to follow us on social media and subscribe to our newsletter to be the first to hear about all our latest opportunities!

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