Saturday, August 17, 2019

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: 7th Euro-Arab Youth Forum, Budapest (Fully Funded)

The Council of Europe welcomes applications from all candidates who fulfill the specific profile of the activities, irrespective of gender, disability, marital or parental status, racial, ethnic or social origin, color, religion, belief or sexual orientation.

The 7th Euro-Arab Youth Forum 2019 aims to foster mutual cooperation and dialogue among European and Arab Youth leaders and representatives of youth associations on topics of shared concern within a framework of commitment to a culture of universal human rights and intercultural dialogue.

In 2019, the Council of Europe and the League of Arab have agreed to focus their cooperation on the 7thEuro-Arab Youth Forum, which is to be preceded by a study about the impact and results of the cooperation. The forum should focus on youth, peace and security so as to follow-up on the regional consultation held in Fez with UNFPA and, in particular, to understand and apply the principles of the United Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security to Euro-Arab Youth cooperation.

Its specific objectives are:
  • To explore the UN Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth Peace and Security and its relevance for young people in Euro-Arab co-operation
  • To share and recognize the needs and challenges faced by young people and youth organizations in their work for peacebuilding, security, and dialogue
  • To share practices and experiences in peacebuilding for mutual learning
  • To support participants to engage and advocate for their countries to implement the Resolution UN 2250 and in pursuing Sustainable Development Goal 16 (Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions)
  • To critically reflect on the role of the Council of Europe, the League of Arab states in implementing 2250 and its principles of action and shaping the future of the cooperation
  • To learn about human rights education as a framework for learning and acting for peace and dialogue.


  • Accommodation and board
    Full board and lodging at forum will be provided and paid for by the Council of Europe at the European Youth Centre in Budapest.
  • Travel costs and visa
    Travel costs of participants will be reimbursed by the Council of Europein cash during the activity, or after the activity by bank transfer upon the presentation of required invoices, travel documents and tickets.
    Visa costs will be reimbursed by the Council of Europe upon presentation of the necessary evidence and documents. The Council of Europe will also issue invitation letters for visa purposes when needed.Application procedure


The forum will bring together some 100 youth leaders, activists and other stakeholders active in the field of Euro-Arab cooperation in the youth field. 
The participants recruited through this call must:
  • Be resident in a member state of the Council of Europe or state signatory of the European Cultural Convention;
  • be aged between 18 to 30 years;
  • be able to work in English, a knowledge of French and/or Arabic will be an asset;
  • be involved in a youth organization or youth work project related to Euro-Arab cooperation, peacebuilding and/or to the UN Security Council Resolution 2250;
  • be able to share their experiences and ideas and be motivated to take a full part in the forum actively.

How to Apply:

All applications must be completed online at

26 August 2019

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