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FRANKLY SPEAKING GOES LIVE WITH DR HOWARD WILLIAMSON

Watch Dr Howard Williamson, professor of European Youth Policy at University of South Wales talking about his path to this field, the role European Youth Work Convention plays for youth work in Europe and importance of critical discussions within the youth sector community of practice.

Professor Howard reveals how different policy attempts and measures actually have an impact on young people and how interdisciplinarity is important, particularly in research.

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ANDREAS HIRSCH

 

Watch Andreas Hirsch, NA officer and advisor on European Youth Policy in our (political) video interview series on youth participation.

 

With Andreas we have explored the policy frameworks, the concept of co-creation with young people and issues brought up by German presidency to the youth field.

 

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KARINA CHUPINA

 

Watch Karina Chupina, inclusion advocate, trainer and researcher in our (political) video interview series on youth participation.

 

With Karina we have explored the issues youth with disabilities are facing and what needs to be done to make youth work more inclusive for everyone, as well we discovered more about ableism and intersectionality.

 

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MARIJA BULAT

 

Watch Marija Bulat, youth participation and reconciliation specialist in our (political) video interview series on youth participation.

 

With Marija we have explored the art of advocating for youth rights and how young people are engaging in different ways, importance of youth participation in the reconciliation processes and how through RYCO she gets to support young people to engage meaningfully across Western Balkan region.

 

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GEORGINA LABODA

 

Watch Georgina Laboda, young Roma activist in our (political) video interview series on youth participation.

 

With Georgina we have explored the needs for and ways of empowerment of marginalized youth, and the ways in which young people are active today, particularly through Council of Europe co-management mechanisms.

 

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FRANKLY SPEAKING WITH KATARINA VUČKOVIĆ

 

Watch Katarina Vučković, youth work specialist in our (political) video interview series on youth participation.

 

With Katarina we have explored the role of youth work in empowering youth people to participate in democratic life of society, the link between youth work and youth policy and how contextually grounded youth work needs to be.

 

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BASTIAN KÜNTZEL

 

Watch Bastian Küntzel, learning experience designer and facilitator in our (political) video interview series on youth participation.

With Bastian we have explored the process of designing learning experiences for young people and building their capacities for activism and participation, and how blending different passions brings amazing results when framework is “The learner’s journey” .

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IBRAHIM MURSAL

 

Watch Ibrahim Mursal, filmmaker and activist in our (political) video interview series on youth participation.

With Ibrahim we have explored the new forms of youth activism, the power of video and film for countering Hate Speech and promoting Human Rights and about the role of youth diasporas in global solidarity campaigning.

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DITTA TRINDADE

 

Watch Ditta Trindade, global education and youth policy specialist in our (political) video interview series on youth participation.

With Ditta we have explored the concept of global education and its relevance to young people. We have also talked about young people’s desire and initiatives for global social justice and solidarity.

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FRANKLY SPEAKING WITH ALEX FARROW

 

Watch Alex Farrow, LGBTQ+ rights activist in our (political) video interview series on youth participation.

With Alex we have explored the struggles of young LGBTQ+ people and activists and his proposal for new funding model to support LGBTQ+ activists globally. We also discussed the role of different actors in youth field to pave the way for activism and youth participation.

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FRANKLY SPEAKING WITH CRISTINA BACALSO

 

Watch Cristina Bacalso, youth development researcher in our (political) video interview series on youth participation.

With Cristina we have explored the difference between adolescent and youth participation, learned about recent findings on impact of Covid19 on youth and were reminded of importance of evidence based policies and politics.

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FRANKLY SPEAKING WITH …  – A (political) interview series on youth participation

Wednesday, 08.07.2020

 

Together with ten amazing people we have created a (political) interview series on youth participation. Join us in listening and watching, but also interacting, reflecting and acting. Let’s have a go at dialogue about exciting ideas presented in the videos.

WHAT’S POLITICS GOT TO DO WITH IT? EUROPEAN YOUTH WORK PROGRAMMES AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF CRITICAL YOUTH CITIZENSHIP

Together with JUGEND für Europa, the National Agency (Germany) for the EU programmes Erasmus+ Youth in Action and the European Solidarity Corps we are engaged in the process looking at the issue of the political dimension in youth work, particularly within the framework of European youth programmes.

Please click HERE for project details.