A Call to Action – Youth: Active citizens in a multicultural Europe
Em 2010 a Mais Cidadania formalizou, com algumas das parcerias mais sólidas, a coordenação de uma rede de parceiros internacional – a More Citizenship Network (MCN).
É uma rede que concretiza a partilha de boas práticas transformando-as em projetos como: Serviço Voluntário Europeu, Intercâmbios Internacionais, Formações, Seminários, Job Shadowing.
Esta renova-se continuamente, crescendo em número de organizações aderentes, qualidade e novas oportunidades.
Parceiros More Citizenship Network
Clique nos parceiros para conhecer mais sobre cada associação (descrições em inglês).
Babel e.V. is a non-profit organization in Berlin in the district of Marzahn-Hellers dorf, who is working in the intercultural field since 1992. The association is recognized sponsor of youth welfare and member of the Joint Welfare Association, who works in a complicated social area with a high proportion of socially disadvantaged. An important focus of the activity is to work with children and young people, and it’s all about the elimination of prejudice, the conflict with right and racism as well as the mediation of aspects of intercultural coexistence. Through mediation, relationship and encounter work will be the ability of young people from different backgrounds developed to conflict-free exchange of cultural experiences. Target groups of Babel e.V. are mainly German children and adolescents whose parents / educators and teachers. The content offered by the staff (family members of 15 nationalities) are applicable for the school but also the leisure sector and aim at the development of intercultural competence.
· Conflict management in an intercultural context and tolerance training / anti-aggression training,
· Intercultural Competence Training (anti-bias training),
· Right-wing extremism in Germany
They will be accompanied by offers the documentation and information center for democratic intervention against right-wing extremism, xenophobia, racism, anti-Semitism and democracy hazardous phenomena in Berlin, in the different media in support of the projects are available.
Babel e.V. maintains in Berlin various work contacts, lasting cooperative relationships with schools and other providers of social, educational and youth work and is an important part of the local network of intercultural work.
Address: Stephan-Born-Strasse 4, 12629 Berlin
Youth centre Kotlovnica Kamnik, Slovenia
Youth centre Kotlovnica is located in Kamnik, a small medieval town in the north of Slovenia.
Our youth centre is relatively young. We were founded in March 2006, by the Youth councile of Kamnik and the local community.
We are organizing differenet events for the youth of Kamnik and the surrounding cities. In our programme you can find concerts, film nights, plays, classes, competitions, etc. And even if we don’t have anything planned, you can drop by and play different board games we have prepared, desk-football, we also have multiple computers for browsing the internet, writing documents, editing pictures, etc.
We also offer different services – from developing internet applications to renting equipment and rooms.
We are open:
Wednesday, Thurdsay – from 17.00 to 22.00
Friday, Saturday – from 17.00 to 24.00
Our current programme is currently available only in Slovenian language, but if you would like any informations about us, our programme or anything related to our youth centre – you can write to firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will be happy to answer you.
Kotlovnica – where it burns!
TACC is a non-for-profit organization created in February 2010 which offers a multidisciplinary approach to the spread of Art and Culture (theatre, dance, photography, design, etc). TACC supports the work of young artists from all over Europe, producing their projects, providing them with trainings and socializing their art through new technologies. Furtheremore, having Art as a central element of its projects, TACC has worked in projects related to social inclusion, multiculturality, gender equality and the promotion of peace. TACC understands Art as a fundamental part of society, which is capable of traspassing borders, it is for this reason that it seeks to spread the values emboddied in the interest for Culture through international exchanges.
Address: Calle Compte Güell, 25-27, Bj 2, 08028, Barcelona
International Youth Association EstYES is non-profit, non-political, non-governmental organisation established in 1991. EstYES organises and coordinates international workcamps, mid and long-term volunteering projects (mostly long term EVS), various seminars, study-visits, training and educational programs, etc.
Address: Wiedemanni 3, 10126 Tallinn
Phone: +372 601 30 98
Youth association „Info front – Prilep“ is a youth NGO that provides information to the young people regarding the ‘Youth in action’ program, European Voluntary Service (EVS), stimulates creativity, creative activism, non-formal education, cultural exchanges and information distribution. The projects we work on and we prepare for near future are local and international, in the fields of sport, humanitarian actions (in cooperation with the local branch of the Red Cross), gender equality, art and culture, creative workshops, ecology and environment and European awareness.
Address: Andon Slabejko bb. 7500 Prilep
Who are we?
We are volunteers, permanent workers, young people in voluntary service, and inhabitants, gathered in an associative movement: les Compagnons Bâtisseurs. Our French network actually includes 11 regional organizations, all members of the National Association of the Compagnons Bâtisseurs. Furthermore, we work with many partners abroad on the inclusion issues.
What are we doing?
We accompany each year more than a thousand homes in the rehabilitation of their housing, bringing the families together in the spirit of mutual aid. We contribute to the amelioration of the general housing conditions of the most vulnerable populations and we increase neighborhood solidarity. We put the inhabitant in the center of the rehabilitation project of his own housing. Our work mixes a technical help brought to the families to realize the work in their housing and a social accompaniment wish offers a better re-insertion of the families both in their neighborhood and environment.
Address: 22 rue de la Donelière Rennes
Koinoniki Anaptyxi Neon / Social Youth Development, (K.A.NE.), is a non-profit organization situated in Kalamata, Greece. Local young people founded KANE in 2008 with the aim to develop both locally and internationally. Our target group is mainly young people aged 15-35 and people involved in the youth field. Our vision is to foster youth motivation in order to take initiatives and become more active citizens. Our mission is to create structures for the youth and to provide educational and training opportunities for youngsters and people that work in the youth field. We also aim at fighting discrimination, fostering intercultural and social development, and promoting social inclusion and equality, particularly for young people. At organizational level, we promote cooperation among local, regional and international organizations and public bodies. The specific goals of our organization: -Support youth in the local community (Personal and social development, effective integration into the economic and social community); -Create Youth Structures (youth centers, community centers, festivals, other); -Promote non-formal learning in the youth field; -Promote active citizenship at local and European level, encourage intercultural cooperation and the fight against discrimination; -Recognition of the profession of youth worker.
Address: Plateia Othonos 10, Kalamata
Phone: 0030 2721110740 mobile: 0030 6977482806
YES! Is a non-profit organization working with volunteers, active in youth program since 1998. We have organized many Youth Exchanges with European and Latin-American partners,we are sending and host organization for international volunteeres (Europe and Latin America), trainers, network coordinators (2 Euro-Latin networks) and we work as multipliers for our National Agency. We participate in trainings and seminars, but also work as workshop leaders and trainers on a (inter)national level.
We work against discrimination and for inclusion for all young people. We give priority to projects with vulnerable youngsters. One of our main tools is social arts.
Address: Wouter Smitstraat 2, 1606 XJ Venhuizen
E-mail: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Xena is a non-profit cultural association for the social promotion, based in Padova (Padua, North-Eastern Italy), training board accredited by the Veneto Region in the guidance sphere and member of the information network Eurodesk. Founded in 1995, it works in the field of intercultural education, non-formal education, vocational training, promotion of active citizenship, promoting projects both at local and international level.
Its main objective is to increase and improve the level of contact and interaction amongst different cultures.
It promotes projects at local and international level, mainly within the frame of European Programmes – such as “Youth in Action” and “Lifelong Learning” (i.e. “Leonardo da Vinci”, “Grundtvig”).
Xena’s workforce is formed by experts and trainers of European programmes; youth workers/educators; youth information experts; trainers. This group is supported by young Italian and foreign people, united by strong ideals.
Xena has hundreds of members and partners allover the World (European institutions, associations, municipalities, enterprises, schools, trade unions, informal groups, etc.).
Address: Via Citolo da Perugia 35, 35138 Padova
Phone: 0039 049 8752322
Amitié Portugal-Luxembourg a.s.b.l. was founded in 1969 to provide a better relationship between the Portuguese and the Luxembourgish. But for several years, the association has evolved over immigration in Luxembourg. Today, APL is an association that promotes plural friendships and intercultural and intergenerational dialogue.
INTERCULTURANDO is the main project of APL: library, bookshop, promotion and book publishing. INTERCULTURANDO is the result of new challenges occurring in the Luxembourgish society.
In this dynamic, APL has a group of Senior Migrants, proposes events to cook different types of cuisines, organizes Workcamps with the “Service Civil International”, is engaged in literary evenings “Millefeuilles” and “Café des Âges” (with the “Maison des Associations”) and in many other specific projects to promote the fact of living together in the multicultural society of the Grand-Duchy.
APL promotes encounters between different cultures as concerts, travels, etc.
It is clear that the commitment of APL also involves all the issues around social cultural and political participation in Luxembourg.
Address: 5, avenue Marie-Thérèse, Centre Convict, Bloc A, 1étage- L-2132 Luxembourg
Phone: +352 44 743 342
Prisms is a group of experienced youth workers/leaders that came together with the aim of creating an NGO that caters for the requirements of young people. Prisms aims to empower young people with the skills, tools, information and values necessary for personal growth and to be an active participant within society. PRISMS provides to the necessities of young people through informal and non-formal methods of education so as to reach their needs in a holistic manner.
All the activities done received a very good feedback from the participants and good quality was remarked by the majority of the participant and orgnizations that Prisms worked with. Prisms from the very beginning was committed in offering time and space for youth workers and young people to build their own and their organization capacity. Through these training Prisms is increasing quality benchmark of the youth work being implemented by the participants who participate in theses training courses.
Address: 39, Alexander Str, Hamrun
Phone: +356 2099 8185
Semper Avanti was established in 2000. It is a youth association which organizes projects connected to human rights, promotion of tolerance, voluntary service, support of local democracy, spreading information about programmes and possibilities for the development of youth and adults. One of the main aims is working on the civic attitudes of young people. Semper Avanti is a regional organization that focuses on international work with young people, including youth exchanges, voluntary service and youth initiatives. The main aims of the association are: to promote international cooperation and understanding among young people from different countries and cultures; to provide young people with the opportunity to gain international experience for personal and professional development; to encourage involvement of young people in cultural events; to promote Poland and Lower Silesia in Europe. Currently, the Associations gathers have 40 members, 70 volunteers and 8 full-time employees. Our main field of work is voluntary service and internships, both on local and international level. Occasionally, we organize youth exchanges, seminars and trainings on local and international level. We also cooperate with South Eastern Europe and EECA countries.
Address: pl. Św. Macieja 5; 50-244 Wrocław
Phone: +48 883779350
We are an European non-profit NGO based in Lisbon since 2003.
– to promote citizenship through research and cooperation with local and international partnership
– to train youngsters and adults to share competencies and skills as a tool to serve society
– to contribute for a responsible and active involvement of citizens in civil society and in the construction of solutions for the challenges of modern society
– in the potential of cooperation in an efficient and active network
– that every individual can and should contribute for a better world, to turn the society more participated, solidary, inclusive, democratic and…human.
– Workshops and Trainings on Citizenship
– Local Volunteering
– European Voluntary Service
– European Exchanges
– Inter-generational dialogue
– Internships at local and European level
– Artistic Events
Address: Rua do Teixeira,13. 1200-459 Lisboa
Phone: +351 211937977 – 964956655/913460099
The Onestin Youth Association was created in December 2005. We have well over 150 members ranging between 14 and 35 years old from defferent social backgrounds.
The members of the Onestin Youth Association have established themselves as a NGO interesed in promoting youth activities, which are aimed at achieving better inter-human communication and promoting youth activities, which are aimed at achieving better inter-human communication and relationships through development and involvement in social and cultural projects at local,national and international scale,for better knowledge,preservation and promotion of moral and cultural values.
Throughout the lifespan of our NGO we have developed and maintained a series of different youth activities,the main ones being: music (choir and instruments), theatre, Communication and Media, traditional culture, citizenship and youth law, social and human rights, charitable activities, eco-educational activities, european programs and art activities.
Address: Serelor Street, no. 2, city Oneşti , district Bacău
Ung i Kungsbacka, a unit of the department of Leisure and Health in Kungsbacka, southwest of Sweden. Things of uttermost importance for us are youth participation,and youth initiatives and our work means wery much to support this. Not to serve youngsters with what we think they want, but to give them support and tools so they can accomplish to get what they want. We flatter ourselves with a very wide variety of activities, everything beneath the umbrella of human rights and the child convention. Long time member of the organization KEKS – quality and competence for youth workers, now going international.
Address: Industrigatan 2ª, 434 32 Kungsbacka
Phone: +46 707 363134
Sariyer Municipality. The municipality works on especially urban infrastructure for sustainable development, social policy, education, health, culture and sports, services sector, tourism and becoming a brand. It works in cooperation with universities, civil society organizations, professional organizations and private sector and to generate collective value.
– Conducting the relationships with the European Union and other international organisations and institutions,
– Coordination with foreign and other local governments, universities and non-governmental organisations (NGOs),
– Preparing and processing project applications for international and national funds,
– Carrying out activities that will increase the corporate capacity of the municipality and contribute to the development of the province.
Address: BÜYÜKDERE MAH. ÇAYIRBAŞI CAD. NO:62 SARIYER-ISTAMBUL
Phone: +90 541 8262881 & 212 2778326