The International Youth Forum, Ukraine


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The International Youth Forum in Lutsk (Ukraine) will take place on 30 November- 1 December . The Forum organizers aim to create the conditions necessary for the exchange of experience and cooperation between youth organizations around the world. Within two days of the Forum various presentations, discussions, trainings and tours around the ancient city of Lutsk will be held. The organizers will provide participants of the Youth Forum with meals and accommodation, as well as interpreters and a guide for each delegation.


The Forum agenda is quite rich, consisting of the Forum events and  competitions among the participants. The program will determine the winners in the following categories : "Best presentation of the NGO" , "Best Video Clip of the NGO" , " Best Poster of the Event "and others. The winners will receive gifts or financial rewards .

The program of the Forum is a series of round tables with the guests of honor of the event. Together with the participants of the forum they will  discuss current issues that apply to young people and common European future.

Special attention will be paid to the discussion of the  European integration processes and Association Agreement with the EU. These topics are to increase the competence of the youth in relations between the EU and Ukraine. We understand the importance of them and fully support initiatives that contribute to the convergence of Ukraine with the EU. 

Official languages are Ukrainian and English. The International Youth Forum in Lutsk is an opportunity to gain new experience and learn about new solutions for the development of your organization and establish necessary contacts for the future cooperation with other organizations. In addition, it is a good opportunity to visit the ancient Ukrainian city with nearly a thousand years of history.

So, we invite youth organizations of various orientations to join the International Youth Forum in Lutsk and present your organization internationally.

The Lutsk Forum will be a kind of XXI-century congress of young monarchs like back in 1429 when Lutsk hosted a congress of European monarchs.

The International Youth Forum organizer is the "Youth Platform " NGO .

Costs

Participation in the Forum is free and voluntary. The organizers will provide meals and accommodation. 

Eligibility

Participation in the Forum is open to non-governmental organizations around the world, initiative groups, some public figures. Documentary papers of the organization are not required to participate. Further information is here (The Forum Regulations)

Application

The International Youth Forum in Lutsk (Ukraine)  is open until 19 November 2013.  Participation in the Forum is open to non-governmental organizations around the world, initiative groups, public figures. You don’t necessarily have to be a registered institution, but you can be a group of social activists etc. 

Please complete the application form AVAILABLE HERE and attach essay ( "Your event within the Forum" , " Link to the video " and " Presentation of the NGO " )

1. "Your event within the Forum" should contain the following information:

  - Description of the event that will be held as part of the competition. Please indicate the requirements from the organizing committee for its implementation.

"Link to the video" should contain the following information:

  - Link to the video that represents your organization or to the project video of your  organisation (preferably include a link to the Youtube service) 

3. "Presentation of the NGO" should contain the following information:

Description of your presentation (up to 5 min ) or presenting it in an electronic format for viewing by the organizing committee. 

 

Further information  can be found on the application form AVAILABLE HERE

For any additional questions, comments or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact Oleksandr Shvets e-mail: olek-shvets@ukr.net , tel:  +380953805092