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Conference: Encounters. Change. Renewal. Challenges and opportunities for international youth work in a globalised world

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Conference: Encounters. Change. Renewal. Challenges and opportunities for international youth work in a globalised world
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08/03/17 09:48
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At this specialist conference, participants will focus on current issues and explore new ways for youth policy cooperation and the international youth work community to approach these challenges. They will discuss the core issues that require us to work together and identify new and workable solutions. The following questions will determine the programme: What new requirements are being placed on policy-makers, organisations and experts? How can international youth work contribute, given that its cross-border activities are all about dialogue and communication? What new approaches are required to face up to these challenges in the long term and lift new potential? What perspectives can be opened up for young people as a result, and how can young people be given an active role to play?

Date and place: 18 May 2017, Berlin

Aims of the conference:
- To engage with social and political developments and their impact on the lives of young people and the work of the international youth work community,
- To identify requirements and the need for change in the field of international youth work and youth policy,
- To develop hands-on recommendations, initiatives and visions to help shape the future of international youth work and youth policy cooperation

Participants: managerial staff and experts working for member organisations, partners, institutions, researchers, representatives of ministries and foundations, and young people.

Please register by 31 March 2017.

More information: https://www.ijab.de/en/news/choose-by-topic/civil-society/a/show/conference-to-mark-the-50th-anniversary-of-ijab-encounters-change-renewal-challenges-and-opportunities-for-international-youth-work-in-a-globalised-world/

News topics
  • Youth in the world
  • Youth policy
  • Youth work
Contact
Ms Meike Zens (zens@ijab.de / tel.: +49 (0)228 9506-314)

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