The project aims to encourage and empower young people to participate in identifying innovative methods/activities to improve and encourage active citizenship among their peers. It will enable them to be active shapers of the productive development of their societies based on diversity, by promoting respect, tolerance, and mutual understanding. ACTor strives to develop a sense of belonging and importance among young people in Europe, the skills required to be active agents for change and development, and the knowledge required to make choices. Youth will be able to identify the barriers for active citizenship and propose innovative measures/activities in order to overcome them but also to raise the awareness of the others by having a strong and active say in the society. A key focus will be put on the media in youth reporting and promotion of civic journalism and alternative sources of communication. The training course will be delivered in a blended learning methodology of theory, debates, teambuilding 'games, excersises, case studies etc. The education about Active and European citizenship tackles all of the above mentioned issues and raises the awareness of the youth about a Europe that can provide opportunities, learning and development for all.
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