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Step it up for Gender Equality Initiative: Youth for Gender Equality Forum 2017 - Call for Applications

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted November 5, 2016 from Brazil
Expired on November 7, 2016

Organised by the group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrates in the European Parliament, in collaboration with PES Women, Young European Socialists, Rainbow Rose and the Global Progressive Forum, the Step it up for Gender Equality initiative invites applicants of the EU nationality for its Youth for Gender Equality Forum 2017.

The initiative is an interactive and inspiring initiative to promote dialogue, exchange, learning and networking for people engaged in promoting gender equality in their daily lives.

The 2017 Forum is looking for 25 young motivated EU nationals individuals, aged 18 to 25, to be a part of the second edition of this event ahead of the 2017 International Women’s Day. Selected candidates will share with us 2 days of workshops and activities.

Date and Venue:

The event will take place in the European Parliament in Brussels (Belgium) on 8 & 9 February 2017.


◾As part of this unique event, participants will also have the chance to build a wide network of contacts and share their experience of gender equality projects.

◾Participants will have the opportunity to interact with S&D members of the European Parliament, professionals and experts while engaging in intercultural exchanges.

Eligibility Criteria:

◾The Forum invites 25 young EU nationals individuals, aged 18 to 25.

◾The ideal candidate will be motivated, proactive and engaged in gender equality/women’s rights activism, with good communication skills, and will share the core values of the Socialists and Democrats.

◾A good knowledge of English is a must as there will be no interpretation during the forum. ◾The S&D Group will consider gender balance in the selection process.

How to Apply:

Interested individuals can apply via given website.

Eligible Countries: EU 27 countries and the UK.

Deadline: 7 November 2016.

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