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Autumn Seminar “Speak, React and Act”

28/09/2019 @ 6:00 pm - 05/10/2019 @ 10:00 am CEST

The aim of the Autumn Seminar is to let youth workers develop competences and tools to support rural youth to increase their active citizenship.

The objectives are that the participants:

– get overview of rural youths’ situation and develop formats for strengthening their voice,

– explore democratic decision making processes and young people’s representation at these,

– produce vlogs and other educational material for youth work that support rural youths’ active citizenship.


The seminar will take place in Villa Jugend in Aarburg in Switzerland.


Applicants should: 

 Have an interest in the theme 

 Be between 18 and 30 years of age; participants must be 18 on the first day of the seminar. 

 Be able to participate in English. 

 Be active in their youth organisation 

 Be living in Europe (EU and non-EU countries), preference will be given to youth who are involved in a member organisation of Rural Youth Europe 





Arrival Ice breaking, getting to know each other 

Sunday:  Introduction Rural young people´s situation International Buffet 
Monday:  Youth Support (information, channels of impact, presenting the message) Torch-lit hike 
Tuesday:  Political living library Local rural decision making Board games evening 
Wednesday:  National decision making Excursion: Visit at the national parliament in Bern Observing election campaign Local restaurant visit 
Thursday:  European level decision making Youth support documentation Dancing Evening 
Friday:  Youth support documentation Presentation of the documentation Closing Ceremony – Pax night 
Saturday:  Departure 


For more information on how to register for the event read the call here

For any questions feel free to contact our office at office@ruralyoutheurope.com

or the event chair Andreas at andreas.gschwend@landjugend.ch


28/09/2019 @ 6:00 pm
05/10/2019 @ 10:00 am
Event Category:


Schweizerische Landjugendvereinigung (SLJV)