Kick-off meeting of the RAYSE project – Raising Awareness of Youth Europeans of Second Generation with migration background
Association Euni Partners took part in the first international meeting of the RAYSE project on 17-19 January, held in Amsterdam.
Project coordinators and representatives of all partners gathered to lay the foundations for the implementation of the project activities.
The project aims to foster the youth participation in promotion of active citizenship, inclusion and contribution to democracy. The main focus is on the second generation of European citizens with non-EU migration background – to know better their stories, tackle obstacles and face challenges they meet participation in democratic life. Within the project, young people will be invited to share their stories and have their voice heard. Among them, six youngsters will be selected to be Youth Ambassadors for active citizenship in Europe. They will have the opportunity to meet with policy makers and to have a direct impact on the policies of the new European Commission in charge of 2019.
The project is coordinated by TIA Formazione , Italy in cooperation with Association “Euni Partners”, Bulgaria; EU Diaspora Council, Sweden, ACD La HOYA, Spain and IED Institute of Entrepreneurship Development, Greece.
The project is co-funded by the Erasmus plus Programme of the European Union, KA3 – Support for Policy Reform, European Youth Together.