Conference

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The EU4Youth Days conference will focus on strengthening youth capacities to develop their own resilience. Youth workers and practitioners, policy makers and researchers from the EU, Eastern Partnership region, the Western Balkans and the Southern Neighbourhood will share their experience on how to build partnerships with young people in addressing challenges that affect them.

The conference will take place in Brussels, with online attendance available only to registered participants.

Participate online

11 and 12 October 2022 

11 October - CONFERENCE

Time indicated is CET (Brussels timezone)

08:30

Welcome coffee and opening

Welcome and introduction of the agenda

Moderator: Mr. Stephane Everaert

09:15

Official Opening and introductory remarks

DG NEAR: TBC

09:30

What is resilience and why is it important today?

Keynote Speaker: Ms. Cristina Bacalso

10:00

Youth and resilience in challenging times across key sectors

Speakers:

11:00

Break

11:30

Panel discussion: “Partnering with young people for change”

  • Regional Youth Cooperation Office (Western Balkans) - Ms. Françeska Muço / Ms. Ines Bulajić
  • Youth Bank programme (Georgia) – Ms. Nana Tsikvadze / Mr. Jacob Samukashvili
  • Community Volunteers Foundation (Turkey) – Ms. Rana Kara / Ms. Buse Buket Çetinkaya
  • Young Mediterranean Voices (Lebanon/Libya) – Mr. Elie Gemayel / Ms. Nouran Elarabi

13:00

Closing of the cross-regional part

DG NEAR: TBC

13:30

Networking Lunch

14:30

Region specific activities and country-level events offline (optional)