[Call for participants] Western Balkans Regional Capacity Building 12-15 December

About the event

The event is part of a series of capacity building training courses organized by JEF Europe for its sections. This year’s third training is dedicated to strengthening the organizational and collaboration capacities of existing and potential JEF sections in the Western Balkans. 

The training will take place in Novi Sad between 12-15 December, gathering around 15 JEFers and interested activists coming from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia.

The specific objectives are:

  • Developing the skills of activists to develop and reform the organizational structures of their sections or establish new sections.

  • Stimulating the collaboration between existing and potential sections in the region.

  • Encouraging existing and potential JEF members to work on their organisational strategies for the development of their sections in the region.

The training will be delivered by a facilitator affiliated with JEF and proficient in the use of non-formal education with the aim to create space for continuous participation and tailor the sessions to the needs of participants. 

Application procedure

Who is eligible to apply?

JEF Members, young people interested in joining or establishing a JEF Section and youth activists from the following countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia.

Apply by Sunday, 17 November 2019 (23:59 CET)

Practical Information

Participation fee of €20 covering:

  • accommodation between 12-15 December,

  • meals from Friday dinner until Sunday lunch.

Travel reimbursement: 

  • 80% of the travel costs (up to 100€)

  • JEF Europe will only issue travel reimbursement by bank transfer and upon presentation of all original documents after the end of the training. a

Important: Please don’t book your ticket and/or pay the participation fee before you receive an email confirmation regarding your selection. 

Cancellation policy: Participants who have been confirmed and have paid their participation fee, but cancel their participation after 1 December will receive 50% of their participation fee back. Cancellations after this date are not refundable at all. 
Participation in all sessions is compulsory; in the case of absence, JEF Europe may apply a penalty on the travel reimbursement.

Please check the entire call for participants on the following link.