REBUILD – Rebuilding society through youth engagement

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Objectives

  • To strengthen capacities of youth organisations/informal groups of young people by stimulating an exchange of good practices on social solidarity and green lifestyle initiatives and by developing local and transnational networks;
  • To enhance skills of underrepresented young people by providing them with tools needed to foster innovative forms of civic participation, constructive dialogue and awareness raising campaigning;
  • To empower underrepresented youth to play a key role by engaging them directly in project design and implementation for rebuilding inclusive and greener societies;
  • To promote new strategies for the inclusion and participation of underrepresented young people by actively engaging them in a dialogue with youth stakeholders and policy makers.

Attività

  • Mapping of initiatives on social solidarity/green lifestyle as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic carried out by youth organisations/informal groups of young people;
  • Promotion of networking at local and EU level among identified youth organisations/informal groups of young people;
  • Delivery of tailored training on project management and implementation in the areas of social solidarity and promotion of green lifestyles for under-represented youth;
  • Support given to under-represented youth in implementing their designed initiatives at local level and share lessons learned among EU partner countries;
  • Creation of a group of Youth Ambassadors from the selected youth organisations to promote peer-support and ongoing networking at local and EU level;
  • Bottom-up dissemination ensured by the direct participation of youth involved in the development of the REBUILD campaign, and through online and face-to-face mobilities.

Risorse

  • 6 national webzines and 1 EU webzine on successful youth-led initiatives as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic in partner countries;
  • REBUILD Training Toolbox to be used by youth organizations/informal groups or other stakeholders working directly with young people to foster youth engagement.;
  • 8 workshops with 28 under-represented young people among 6 countries on project design and implementation;
  • REBUILD Youth Manual to guide selected young people during implementation of their project ideas;
  • Youth initiatives Compendium containing descriptions of 24 project ideas per implementation country;
  • 24 VLOGs set up by Youth teams during the REBUILD training workshops and updated during implementation of youth-led initiatives;
  • REBUILD online campaign promoting youth-led initiatives and critical thinking.

Impatto

  • At least 48 among youth organisations/informal groups of young people in 6 implementing countries engaged in 12 local networking roundtables, peer-mentoring activities and an International Youth Forum;
  • 168 under-represented young people involved in 48 capacity building for civic participation workshops on project design and implementation;
  • 24 social solidarity and green lifestyle’ promotion initiatives implemented by selected youth and 6 celebrated as best practices during 6 local festivals;
  • 24 online REBUILD campaigns;
  • 24 Youth Ambassadors reached and engaged through 12 online thematic mobilities, in 1 International Youth Forum;
  • At least 120 people reached among young people and stakeholders through the International Youth Summit in Brussels.

Partners

The project

Project Number

Date of the project

15/05/2021 – 15/05/2023

DG of reference

EACEA/10/2020, Key Action 3, Support for Policy Reform, European Youth Together

Categories

Unit

Giovani

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E-mail

eileen.quinn@cesie.org
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