Profile of Participant

The Meeting is open to young people closely involved in youth policy processes and sustainability issues in their organisations and countries, such as volunteers, leaders of youth organisations, youth researchers and youth workers from National Youth Councils, National and international NGOs. 

All participants should:

§  be aged between 15 and 35

§  be ready to share their knowledge and experience in their institutional or organisational context

§  be experienced in youth policy processes and sustainability issues in their organisations and countries.

§  have multiplying effect (able to spread the outcome of the European Youth Meeting include his/her own organisation and country)

§  be able to travel to Tallinn on the 19th of July and depart on 24th July.

§  be willing to actively contribute to the debates and committed to take part in the whole duration of the European Youth Meeting

§  be able to work in English, French or Russian 

§  fulfil the Code of Conduct of EYM2011 during the entirety of the Meeting
 

The International Organisational Committee of the European Youth Meeting for Sustainable Development process has nominated a selection panel composed from the following ten countries: UK, France, Holland, Italy, Belgium, Estonia, Latvia, Moldova, Turkey and Russia, with experts in the field of sustainable development and youth policy to select applicants for the Meeting. Gender balance, geographical origin and organisational criteria will be taken into account when selecting participants. The selection results will be announced in May.