Training Course "Transnational Youth Initiatives"

Training course "Transnational Youth Initiatives" aims to improve international co-operation and consequently increase the quality of Transnational Youth Initiatives. The training course will be held on 23 – 28 November 2010 in Arnhem, Netherlands. This training course is aimed at enabling the participants to develop and realise an Action 1.2 Transnational Youth Initiatives from Youth in Action Programme.

The specific objectives of the course are:
1) To acquire project management and communication competences for international activities;
2) To develop an understanding of the principles of networking;
3) To learn about the YOUTH in Action Programme and the “Quality criteria of Action 1.2”;
4) To share and transfer experiences of activities undertaken in the local community;
5) To create a space for contact making and finding potential partners for Transnational Youth Initiatives;
6) To develop an action plan for creating a Transnational Youth Initiative project.

Young people, Youth leaders, Youth workers who:
* are resident in one of the YOUTH in Action countries (27 EU countries + Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Turkey);
* have experience in local projects, ideally ex-beneficiaries of local youth initiatives;
* have an idea to develop into a Transnational Youth Initiative project;
* are motivated and have the possibility within their organization to set up a Transnational Youth Initiative project after the training course;

Sending costs (travel costs, insurance) can be covered by the National Agencies sending participants to the training course (please check with your NA). Hosting costs (accommodation, food, program activities, and local transport) will be covered by the hosting National Agency.

Application procedure
To apply the applicants need to create an online account and register directly through the SALTO-YOUTH online system.

The application deadline is 4th October 2010.

Training course co-organised by the Dutch National Agency and SALTO Participation.