Young people from Central and Eastern Europe join GEF and our partners for our Summer School exploring sustainable and democratic cities!
About the Event
Green European Foudnation partner Cooperation and Development Network Eastern, alongside Alternative Urbanisation Working Group, are announcing a call for Participants for the summer school “Youth and the City: Young People for Fair and Green Cities”.
The Summer School aims to conceptualise and promote the model of sustainable and democratic cities among active young people in the Central and Eastern Europe and provide them with tools for reclaiming their cities.
The aims and objectives of the project are:
- To create a space for youth to discuss the concept and role of Alternative Urbanisation in shaping the future of the cities;
- To empower young people to use the city as a platform for doing local, Green and alternative politics;
- To create a toolkit of positive practices and methods of influencing politics on a very local level.
The event will take place from 5th to 9th of August in Prague ( 4th and 10th are travel dates to and from Prague.)
Language: The main language of this activity will be English. But not being comfortable interacting in English should not prevent you from applying, the majority at the event will be non-native speakers and the group will be able to help out if there is some term you might not know!
Costs: The full cost of working materials, visa and lodging (accommodation in multi-bed rooms, vegetarian food, and refreshments) during the event will be covered by the organizers. In exchange, we ask for a participation fee of 20 EUR for participants coming from non-EU countries and 30 EUR for participants coming from EU countries.
Accommodation, food, working space, travel and visa costs for participants will be fully covered. For selection of travel means we encourage participants to combine the most economic and environmentally friendly way (lowest price + travel time + CO2 emissions).
The application deadline for this event has passed.
Successful applicants will be informed of the selection results within two weeks of the deadline (DEADLINE for submitting online applications (9th of June).
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