European Youth and Sport Forum 2012
Start date: Aug 1, 2012,
European Youth and Sport Forum will take place in Cyprus during the EU Presidency and will overlap the Sport Directors meeting. It will last for 6 days and will involve 100 youth from most of the programme countries.The Forum has the overall objective to develop youth engagement in sport and physical activity as a means to bring about political and community change. The main themes of the Forum are volunteering, health and active citizenship. The Specific Objectives• To discuss how the youth and sport sectors could support volunteering, health and active citizenship • To provide a large scale platform on which projects and good practices can be presented , networking can be stimulated and new projects for the future can be set-up. • To formulate Forum Declaration with political and practical recommendations for stakeholders, both on EU and national level. The working methods in the execution of the EYSF will be based on the principles of non-formal education. Every activity will be interactive and learner centred, to address the real needs of the participants and put their experience and competence into play. The Programme has been designed using ice-breakers, energizers, informal reflection groups, Future Workshop, traditional sports and World Café. At the same time, the EYSF will be an information-packed event, including input sessions featuring experts who will inspire the debates and provide for a shared knowledge starting point.
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