Erasmus+Erasmus+ Training

3rd Europe Western Balkans Youth Meeting Online


9 June 2020 | Slovenia

This 3rd Europe-Western Balkans Youth Meeting offers a space to jointly explore the value and potential of Europe – Western Balkans cooperation, get inspired by successful practices and think about ways forward under the new EU youth programmes.

The Europe-Western Balkan youth meetings aim to initiate reflection and dialogue among youth workers and other stakeholders in the youth field from the WB region and other European countries about the role of European and cross-border cooperation (in particular the European youth programmes Erasmus+: Youth in Action and the European Solidarity Corps) in supporting societal change, further development of youth work and youth policy and European integration.

With a view to the new generation of European youth programmes, this 3rd Europe-WB Youth Meeting offers to meet, listen, explore and discuss one day together online, to take stock of the achievements of EU – WB cooperation of the past years and reflect about what is needed to increase impact and encourage ways forward in the next years.

Reflect with us about the value and potential of cooperation and get inspired by successful practices!

This online meeting aims to offer some inspiring information accompanied by smaller spaces for joint exploration and reflection, including an interactive panel discussion, Q&A sessions and participatory workshops.

Several practitioners from youth work practice, training and research, all with extensive experience in European cooperation, will explore together with the participants the relevance of transnational cooperation for stimulating further development of youth work and youth policy and the added value of linking youth work practice, research and policy, in the specific EU-Western Balkans context. Our experts will also share their thoughts on how their projects have made an impact and what is needed to move ahead.

You can find the list of panel speakers and workshops as well as the draft programme overview attached.

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Application Deadline: 20 May 2020

Training overview

This Seminar is

for 40 participants

from Erasmus+: Youth in Action Programme countries , Partner Countries Neighbouring the EU 

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers, Youth policy makers, Youth researchers, other professionals, such as educators, practitioners and experts with relevance for the youth sector with specific emphasis on the cooperation between EU and Western Balkan countries

Working language(s):



SALTO South East Europe Resource Centre (SALTO Resource Centre)

This activity is organised in cooperation with the National Agencies for Erasmus+: Youth in Action and the European Solidarity Corps of Croatia, Germany, North Macedonia and Slovenia.


Before applying please contact the NA of your residence country to check if it is involved in this concrete project and committed to cover travel costs. NB! Learn about possible participation fee and other relevant rules.

Participation fee

This project is financed by the participating NAs of the Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme. There is no participation fee. Selected participants will have to confirm their participation and be available to attend the virtual meeting. In case of cancellation less than 2 days before the meeting takes place, SALTO SEE might take this into account in selection of participants in future events. We request responsibility and keeping agreements.

Accommodation and food

The event takes place online and there are no related costs to accommodation and food.

Travel reimbursement

Participation in the meting does not require travelling and no reimbursements are foreseen.

This training activity is funded by:

The Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme

Participants are entitled to receive a Youthpass certificate from the organiser, for recognition of their competence development during the activity. Read more about Youthpass

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