Paris Peace Conference, 1919

The Paris Peace Conference, also known as Versailles Peace Conference, was the meeting of the victorious Allied Powers following the end of World War I to set the peace terms for the defeated Central Powers.

Involving diplomats from 32 countries and nationalities, the major or main decisions were the creation of the League of Nations, as well as the five peace treaties with the defeated states; the awarding of German and Ottoman overseas possessions as “mandates”, chiefly to Britain and France; reparations imposed on Germany; and the drawing of new national boundaries (sometimes with plebiscites) to better reflect ethnic boundaries. Read more

Globalization: Contents and discontents

Deadline: 1 October 2018
Open to: research papers by macro and micro-economists, and social scientists from any discipline
Venue: 15 – 16 January 2019 at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

DESCRIPTION

The World Bank Development Research Group based in Kuala Lumpur is organizing its third international conference, with the theme Globalization: Contents and Discontents. The conference aims to bring together policymakers and academics to discuss the consequences of various aspects of globalization including trade, migration, financial flows, cultural exchanges and the diffusion of ideas. Read more

Youth Peace Camp 2018

The Youth Peace Camps were initiated by the Council of Europe in 2003, in cooperation with   Europa Park in Rust, Germany, to bring together young people from conflict regions and to support them in initiating dialogue and cooperation.

In the past years the peace camp project brought together young people from the Middle East, Southeast and Eastern Europe. During the camp the participants followed an experiential learning process and acquired competences in the fields of intercultural learning, dialogue and conflict transformation, within a human rights framework. Read more

ReDefine Next 100 program

Deadline: 1 July 2018
Open to: students of higher education between the ages of 18 and 35
Benefits: covered travel, accommodation, lunch in Prague, access to Future Port Prague

DESCRIPTION

The ReDefine Next 100 program brings together selected students from diverse fields including humanities, social sciences, engineering, medicine, computing science, art and the natural sciences. In international teams, 40 top young leaders identify the issue they perceive to be the paramount global challenge in the future. This diverse team incorporates innovative ideas from various respective fields and proposes a way to address this challenge. Up to ten teams will be invited to Prague for a five day-long workshop, where they perfect their work to a final proposal with high-level mentors. The top teams, as selected by a panel of experts, will be invited to present their ideas at The Next 100 Symposium. Read more

Training of trainers in youth work

Training Course

8-11 August 2018 | Sibiu, Romania

The major aim of this training course is to train trainers to contribute to the improvement of quality youth work in Council of Europe countries, with a particular focus on working with youth work preventing violent extremism and radicalization.

Within this ToT-course participants have the chance to develop their competences as a trainer in youth work, with a particular focus on prevention of violent extremism and radicalisation.

In line with the European Training Strategy in the frame of Erasmus+: Youth in Action programme the ToT-course considers the following competences to be essential when working as a non-formal education trainer: Read more

TOOL FAIR XIII – #PowerUp!

Seminar / Conference
12-16 November 2018 | Split, Croatia

Tool Fair XIII #PowerUp! shall provide a stimulating environment for varied approaches & practices for those working to support Youth Empowerment with a focus on Human Rights, Active Participation, Intercultural Dialogue, Social Inclusion & Mental Health.

The 13th edition of the International Tool Fair will take place from the 12th (arrival) to the 16th (departure) of November in Split, Croatia.

The focus of this year’s edition aims to develop – also through innovative approaches, pedagogies and practices – the quality and variety of tools for learning that will empower young people to create inclusive diverse communities they live in. Read more

Call for participants:Muslim minorities

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS

Muslim minorities and the refugee crisis in Europe workshop
30th August – 3rd September 2018, Warsaw (Poland)

The Middle East and Central Asia Unit of the Department of Political Studies at the Collegium of Socio-Economics of SGH Warsaw School of Economics is organising an intensive interdisciplinary workshop for young researchers, NGO and youth workers, as well as for professionals on the refugee crisis and attitudes towards Muslims in the EU, with a special focus on wider Central and Eastern Europe. The aim of the workshop is to provide knowledge, practical tools and skills which will enable the participants to understand the character of the refugee crisis and attitudes towards the Muslims. Read more

EUtopia? Diversity in Changing Europe

Training Course

8-14 September 2018 | KOSOVO * UN RESOLUTION

If you are ready to dive deep in the meaning of diversity and use what you find to reshape the practices of youth work – then EUtopia is for you!

Have you ever heard that diversity is necessary for a peaceful prosperous society? Has somebody said it has gone too far? Or that diversity is impossible and unnecessary? Have you ever wondered if maybe that is true? When everything seems to be changing so fast, and often what feels like for the worse, how do you work with young people to make sense of it all? Read more