Call for Applications, the 6th Mediterranean University on Youth and Global Citizenship in Tunis


The North-South Centre of the Council of Europe is promoting a capacity-building activity for young leaders in organisations working with youth diaspora communities in Europe. The course will take place in in the framework of the 6th Mediterranean University on Youth and Global Citizenship in Tunis, Tunisia, from the 7 to the 12 May 2018.

The training course will empower diaspora youth and their representatives with knowledge, skills and tools related to Global Development Education in order to be recognised as relevant actors to build inclusive societies in a context of increasing migration flows.

The course will analyse the situation and the challenges diaspora youth face in Europe and strengthen knowledge and competences on advocacy and youth participation to allow a greater participation of youth diaspora in the policy making processes.

This training is part of the iLegend, a project co-funded by the Council of Europe and the European Union. The iLegend project strengthens global development education in EU Member States and potential member states by promoting dialogue, networking strategies, capacity building and exchange of good education practices.

The training course targets 20 youth representatives/multipliers from organisations working with or for migrant and youth diaspora communities willing and able to initiate follow-up projects/initiatives after the conclusion of the course.

Applications for the course are open until 9 of April 2018 through the submission of the online application form.

For more information, please read carefully the call for participants.