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Ten projects win Euromed Youth Awards 2013

 

Many have participated, but only 10 are the winners: after Cairo in 2005, Jordan last week hosted at the Dead Sea the second edition of the EuroMed Youth Awards.  
 
More than 70 participants coming from 11 European countries and 6 neighbouring countries took part in the event. Among the 43 projects, 10have been awarded in the four categories: youth exchange, voluntary service, seminar and training course. The award winners are:
  • Better life, better opportunities of “Civil Initiatives Development Centre”, Poland for the best seminar in Youth in action
  • Mirroring women of the “Leaders of tomorrow” organization, Jordan for the best seminar in EuroMed Youth
  • Building together our Euro-Med eco-home of “Solidarity Tracks Organization”, Greece for the best training course in Youth in action
  • Arab Spring also available in 2013 of “JUZOOR” organization, Palestine for the best training course in EuroMed Youth
  • Hip Hop for Euromed of “CEMEA del Mezzogiorno Onlus”, Italy for the best youth exchange in Youth in action
  • Two shores, one dream of “Club Culturel Ali Belhouane”, Tunisia for the best youth exchange in EuroMed Youth
  • Tbexbix of “ Centru Tbexbix”, Malta for the best Voluntary service in Youth in action
  • A step for green future of “Association des jeunes méditerranéens pour les échanges culturels”, Tunisia for the best Voluntary service in EuroMed Youth
  • Jerusalem revisited of “Israel Federation of Community Centers”, Israel; the jury special prize for Supporting peace development process in EuroMed Youth
  • Aktiv8 of “Non-Formal Education Center”, Turkey; jury special prize for the Long term strategic approach in a training activity in Youth in action
The aim of the event was to increase the visibility of EuroMed Cooperation with key partners from the youth field, to enhance the achievements of the Euro-Mediterranean Youth cooperation by sharing good practices and to give a new impetus for future partnership and cooperation within the future generation of the Youth in Action and EuroMed Youth programmes.
The EU funds the regional programme EuroMed Youth IV during the period 2010-2013 with a budget of €5 million under the European Neighbourhood Policy. The programme aims at stimulating and encouraging mutual comprehension among youth in the Euro-Mediterranean region, fighting stereotypes and prejudices and enhancing the sense of solidarity among youth by promoting active citizenship. It also seeks to contribute to the development of youth policies in the Mediterranean Partner Countries. The programme promotes the mobility of young people and the understanding between peoples. (EU Neighbourhood Info Centre)
Read more
 
Press release
 
Jordanian Euromed Youth Unit,
 
Euromed Youth Platform
 
European Youth in Action programme
 
 
EuroMed Youth IV – fiche and news
 
EuroMed Youth IV – website
 
ENPI Info Centre webpage – youth
 
 

 


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