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Promoting community inclusion and employability of Roma youth

Start date: Aug 22, 2016, End date: Jun 21, 2017,

Research shows that many of the estimated 10-12 million Roma in Europe face prejudice, intolerance, discrimination. The Roma population in Europe is young. The average age is 25 among Roma, compared with 40 across the EU. It is therefore of crucial importance to invest in the education of Roma youth to allow them to successfully enter the labour market. Integrating the Roma people will not only br ...
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The neighborhood of origin of youth living in deprived urban areas has a significant and negative impact on their insertion on the labour market. This effect of the initial neighborhood concerns, particularly, the access to insecure jobs, causes higher unemployment rates and brings troubles to local communities associated with social and economic exclusion of youth from deprived urban areas. That’ ...
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Volunteer work goes Digital

Start date: Oct 3, 2016, End date: Jun 2, 2017,

We are living in a modern "digital" age with unprecedented possibilities for communication, learning and skill acquisition. Immigrants and refugees are some of the most vulnerable members of society and many lack the digital skills and host- country language skills that are needed to fully participate in our modern society. This creates a gap that needs to be bridged in order for immigrants and ...
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This project is aimed at raising the capacities of partner youth associations for networking and policy dialogue to enhance civic participation of young people from deprived urban areas using ICT (Information and Communication Technology) skills. Understanding all vital aspects of the so-called e-citizenship (community participation through electronic media) will enable the youth councils and asso ...
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Participation goes rural

Start date: Sep 15, 2016, End date: May 14, 2017,

In recent years youth have become increasingly disengaged from the traditional forms of civic participation, a phenomenon that might make us think that young people are simply not interested in democratic life. Thus it becomes more and more necessary in Europe, at all levels, to develop strategies and policies to match the needs of young people and support a natural progression towards their democ ...
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This project aims at partner youth organizations’ activization in promoting direct youth democratic participation in policy making for better employability. Understanding all vital aspects of democratic youth representation and participation will enable youth organizations to become the forefront of influence and decision making, maintain the legitimacy of the processes and act as trained multipl ...
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Non-violence in action

Start date: Oct 24, 2016, End date: Mar 23, 2017,

According to the European report on preventing violence and knife crime among young people every year about 15,000 young Europeans die from interpersonal violence and about 300,000 are admitted to hospital with severe injuries. Millions more seek help from emergency departments and need the attention of criminal justice, educational and social services. During the recent years, many European count ...
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The empowerment and community engagement of the young people, especially those facing disadvantages and coming from derived urban areas has to be seen as the first and central building block for local strategies for social cohesion in the European community. Difficulties in accessing social rights in a range of areas can lead to a feeling of being marginalised from the rest of society, of not bein ...
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Young people coming from deprived urban areas are involved in a broad network of correlated factors that contribute to social exclusion and disenfranchisement; these factors include mental oppression, poverty, poor education, as well as low social and economic status. By the reason of deprived urban background youth may have limited access to the social world. This lack of freedoms may include red ...
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RE-united: young REfugee inclusion

Start date: Mar 14, 2016, End date: Jan 13, 2017,

Europe is facing a large influx of refugees. In order to integrate successfully, these newcomers must have the opportunity to become full and equal members of society. This is a two way process that involves learning and acceptance on the part of both the host country citizens as well as the new arrivals. In order to facilitate this process, we need trained youth leaders to work in our communities ...
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Young people carry a disproportionate burden when it comes to unemployment. Youth from ethnic minority backgrounds are especially hard hit. Not only do they have higher rates of unemployment but they also often lack the skills they need to procure the jobs that are available and the resources to obtain those skills. As a result we have an increasing number of young people with a sense of exclusion ...
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A strong, thriving Europe depends on the engagement of its citizens. Nevertheless, young refugees, migrants and linguistic minority youth face high rates of unemployment, discrimination, language barriers, poverty, social exclusion, lower rates of education and skill levels, cultural stumbling blocks, higher risks of exploitation and increased risk of becoming crime victims. Therefore, we propose ...
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This multilateral youth exchange invites young people for active participation with intercultural learning (ICL), social inclusion and citizenship issues as a way to facilitate change and impact our communities. It is planned to be held in Burgas, Bulgaria bringing together 56 young people and 8 group leaders for 11 days with partners from the UK, Latvia, Bulgaria and Turkey. We are planning our p ...
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Young people facing discrimination, especially disadvantaged and vulnerable groups, prefer to withdraw from the situation rather than claiming and advocating their rights. But addressing discrimination is a challenge that many young people should take personally. That is why we, as an experienced partnership, empowered young people facing discrimination with the skills and knowledge required to ad ...
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Young people carry a disproportionate burden when it comes to unemployment. Youth from predominantly rural areas are especially hard hit. Not only do they have higher rates of unemployment but they also often lack the skills they need to procure the jobs that are available and the resources to obtain those skills. As a result we have an increasing number of young people with a sense of exclusion, ...
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When formulating policies affecting the lives of young people, many political actors, including institutions, decision and policy-makers, do not consider young people (in particular young women) nor youth organisations as relevant contributors, thus denying their ability to have an impact. Traditional means of civic engagement and political participation often lack transparency and the accountabil ...
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Research shows that the integration and accommodation of ethnic and religious minorities and their special needs and claims has been an important concern for the European Union and neighbouring states. In some countries challenges relate more to immigrant groups while in others they concern native minorities. The Roma population makes up one of the largest minorities in Europe while the integratio ...
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Europe, in order to move forward politically, economically and socially, must engage all citizens. However, our research has showed that youth with an immigrant background are in the segment of the population that is negatively impacted in being able to access the skills they need. Migrant youth face discrimination, language barriers, poverty, social exclusion, lower rates of education and skill l ...
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As it is stated in the report on the results of the EU Youth Conference in Rome, there are formal barriers to youth political participation in the majority of European countries at all levels, such as the lack of transparency, age-related limitations and eligibility criteria to stand for election. The statistics show that young people are more reluctant to participate in the democratic debate than ...
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When formulating policies affecting the lives of young people, many political actors, including institutions, decision and policy makers, do not consider young people nor youth organisations as relevant contributors, thus denying their ability to have an impact. Traditional means of political participation often lack transparency and the accountability of decision makers to young people. Such mean ...
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This multilateral Youth Exchange improved the level of inclusion and employability skills of 56 young people from deprived urban areas. There are many issues affecting these youths: unemployment, poverty, social exclusion, crime, cultural differences, lack of a good education, etc. In order to address these issues, the youth have to participate in the solutions from the ground up. They need to hav ...
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The games we all play.

Start date: Jul 20, 2015, End date: Feb 19, 2016,

A society cannot truly move forward when there are groups of people within that society who are socially excluded. Social exclusion contributes to increased unemployment, poverty, lack of community involvement, low self esteem, lack of civic responsibility and many other negative influences. Young people from immigrant and refugee backgrounds are particularly susceptible to social exclusion. One ...
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Unemployment is a powerful threat to the well-being of young people which leads to the long-term social and political marginalisation, strengthening the feeling of dependence, powerlessness, distress and further social exclusion. The success of the previous projects carried out by the partnership on promoting social entrepreneurship enabled us to continue our work related to youth employability. T ...
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The unemployment situation of young people in Europe is getting more serious, the percentage of unemployed youth especially coming from deprived rural areas is rising. As a result we have an increasing number of young people with a sense of exclusion, disbelief in democratic institutions, apathy and disenfranchisement. And those with the fewest skills or the fewest opportunities are most at risk. ...
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Recent years of recession have greatly increased the rate of unemployment throughout Europe and the surrounding areas. This is especially burdensome to young people who, due to lack of practical skills, are often the last group to be hired. Addressing the problem of youth unemployment and lack of practical skills (experience), requires finding innovative and entrepreneurial solutions that involv ...
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This multilateral Youth Exchange was an opportunity for disadvantaged young people living in deprived rural areas to gain knowledge and skills and explore the idea of active youth participation in democratic life in Europe and active citizenship. It was held in Azerbaijan bringing together 50 young people and 10 group leaders from the UK, Lithuania, Belarus, Moldova, and Azerbaijan for 10 days. T ...
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This project aims at partner youth organizations’ activization in promoting direct youth democratic participation in policy making for better employability. Understanding all vital aspects of democratic youth representation and participation will enable youth organizations to become the forefront of influence and decision making, maintain the legitimacy of the processes and act as trained multipl ...
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European citizenship depends on You(th)

Start date: Mar 30, 2015, End date: Sep 29, 2015,

A stronger, effective, vibrant, more inclusive and more democratic Europe depends on the commitment of its citizens to those goals. Young people throughout Europe need to feel that they can be a part of this forward progression. In order to do that, we must ensure that everyone feels a part of the whole and that they are able and willing to participate in bringing that dream to fruition. As part ...
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Volunteering your way out of marginalization and poverty.

Start date: Mar 20, 2015, End date: Sep 19, 2015,

This multilateral youth exchange will bring together migrant youth and youth leaders from the UK, Bulgaria, Lithuania and Portugal for a 12 day activity in Lithuania with the intent of exploring the role of volunteerism as a tool for preventing marginalisation, social exclusion and poverty among migrant youth. The exchange will be held from 01.06.2015 till 12.06.2015 in Trakai region. The APV be h ...
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Recent years of recession have greatly influenced the presence of young people coming from deprived urban areas in the labour market across Europe causing higher unemployment rates and bringing troubles to local communities associated with social exclusion of youth from deprived urban areas . That’s what we as partner youth organisations have common concern with and would like to influence with th ...
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This six month project aims at empowering youth organisations to represent interests of disadvantaged young people in the work of the European guidance system and activization of all career guidance stakeholders working in this field for wider youth inclusion involvement and consultations. Social inclusion , Employment and poverty issues among youth, its economic independence and transition from e ...
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This multilateral youth exchange aims to improve social inclusion and employability of migrant young people in partner communities. Youth with migrant background are now and will continue to be an important factor in the development of European society. Young immigrants face many obstacles in overcoming the barriers that prevent them from becoming fully engaged participants in the society. They f ...
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International partnerships for inclusion opportunities

Start date: Oct 6, 2014, End date: Apr 5, 2015,

This Contact making event will bring together 42 actors in youth work from the United Kingdom, Latvia, Bulgaria, Azerbaijan, Belarus and Moldova to Chisinau region, Moldova from the 1st till the 6th of December 2014. This project was inspired during the development of contacts between partners over the past couple of years and came about as a result of future planning sessions on youth exchanges, ...
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Volunteer your way to employment

Start date: Oct 1, 2014, End date: Mar 31, 2015,

This multilateral youth exchange aims to improve employability of young people. The recent crisis has greatly increased the rate of unemployment throughout Europe and the surrounding areas. Addressing this issue with effective innovative solutions has become even more critical than before. Several factors affect unemployment among young people. Some of these include lack of education and skill ...
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Young and active : social entrepreneurship in action.

Start date: Sep 29, 2014, End date: Mar 28, 2015,

The programme for this youth exchange is an initiative arising out of the international team of young people – leaders of youth organizations and young successful entrepreneurs that have been involved in community projects and previously met on the encounters organized by IVOLO. These young people have felt encouraged and motivated to organize a challenging innovative European cooperation project ...
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This multilateral youth exchange invites young people for active participation with intercultural learning (ICL), social inclusion and citizenship issues as a way to facilitate change and impact our communities. It is planned to be held in Mogilev region, Belarus bringing together 56 young people and 8 group leaders for 10 days with partners from the UK, Belarus, Moldova and Portugal. We are plann ...
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Structured Dialogue is now in its third cycle, devoted to “social inclusion”, and will conclude during the Greek presidency. The ‘Structured Dialogue’ conference during European Youth Week was a key step in the enhancement of social inclusion process. Its aim? To ensure that young Europeans and their organisations have a direct role in shaping and adopting those policies that directly affect them. ...
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