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Summer Camp - Rising temperatures, rising voices
Date: 31.05.2016
Three energetic participants from each member movement are invited to join the “Rising temperatures-rising voices” Summer Camp. Our desire is to have a greater impact through our interconnected activities which are part of our annual work plan. Because of this, it is preferrable that the young people who wish to join us in...
Call for trainers for an online TC
Date: 25.01.2016
This year the annual topics of MIJARC Europe are climate change and sustainable development. We will pursue these topics with an annual work plan "Cool attitudes for a cooler future", financed by the Council of Europe through the European Youth Foundation. The work plan includes an online training course on climate change,..
General Assembly of MJRC - Ecology and MJRC
Date: 15.01.2016
Not long ago talking about topics such as “ climate change” and “responsible consume”, etc. seemed associated with people determined to deter the pace of growth which, as thought, would be beneficial for all of us. Today we know that this is not the case…Today we know that this growth pace is affecting all of us as a result...
Series of local trainings on youth unemployment - Social projects in Turkey
Date: 15.01.2016
Following the international training course that I attended in Malta, "Let me lead you(th) to success", organised by MIJARC Europe and financed by the Council of Europe through the European Youth Foundation, S&G organised a local training course on youth unemployment. The purpose of the project was to apply in Turkey what we...
Series of local trainings on youth unemployment - “Let me lead you(th) to success” in Romania!
Date: 21.12.2015
The one year initiative developed by MIJARC Europe was spread all over the continent through the new network of European multipliers on the topic of youth unemployment. If there were any request to describe this process, I would say “wonderful peer-to-peer chain”. Why? Because the whole initiative endowed youth from all the...
Series of local trainings on youth unemployment - Employment, training, solutions
Date: 18.12.2015
Inspired by the MIJARC topic of youth unemployment, Gozo Youth Council launched a series of workshops and seminars combined in its biggest venture to date: the iLead project. In these meetings we’re exploring ways how we can think outside the box, get inspired to lead our own ventures; encouraging entrepreneurship and innovative...
Series of local trainings on youth unemployment - Youth unemployment? Not with us!
Date: 12.12.2015
Just one week ago, a meeting from KLJB Germany took place in Regensburg. Young people gathered to follow the invitation of Johannes Rudingsdorfer, who was participant of a seminar in Malta of MIJARC Europe and now was ready to transfer his knowledge to others. The topic of the day, as well as of the seminar in Malta, was youth unemployment...
Series of local trainings on youth unemployment - Making awareness for you(th) unemployment
Date: 10.12.2015
On the 29th of November 2015, we organised a local training course about youth unemployment. It was great fun to work with the people from my organisation. First I gave them some information about the Council of Europe, which finances the project through the European Youth Foundation and about MIJARC and why we were organizing that training...
Series of local trainings on youth unemployment - Dimensions of unemployment
Date: 04.12.2015
On 28th November 2015 KLJ came together with more than 50 people from all around Belgium. We started our local training to introduce the Seminar we did in Overijse in July. The participants where very interested in the part of the church in youth unemployment. That is what the "K" in KLJ stands for (Dutch: Katoliek, English: Catholic)...
Series of local trainings on youth unemployment - "Find your own place"
Date: 26.11.2015
We, the three Bulgarian youth workers who took part in MIJARC’s international training “Let me lead you(th) to success”, financed by the Council of Europe through the European Youth Foundation, implemented a follow up activity in Bulgaria. It was a training course called “Find your own place”. This event took place between 21st and 22nd...
Series of local trainings on youth unemployment - "One plus one equals more than two"
Date: 12.11.2015
“1+1>2” training course brought together the representatives of Armenian youth organizations and rural unemployed youth on November 10, the world international youth day. Announcing 2016 as a year of decreasing the youth unemployment, Atom Mkhitaryan the president of Federation of Youth Clubs of Armenia, delivered a massage to the youth,..
Goodbye, good luck but stay close
Date: 05.10.2015
At our last team meeting in September we officially said goodbye to Jan Vanwijnsberghe who resigned after a two-year mandate as member of the European Team. However, we are confident that we can always count on Jan to help us whenever we need him. Jan had been a member of the European Team for two years...
YMDRAB Bulgaria has implemented another international project - “The magic to communicate”
Date: 07.09.2015
“The magic to communicate” - our member movement YMDRAB -Bulgaria has implemented a big international project focused on working with autistic youngsters in rural areas of Eastern Europe. Each autistic youngster has a unique personality. It is necessary to work with each person on an individual program...
MIJARC Europe Extended General Assembly 2015
Date: 28.07.2015
This year’s MIJARC Europe's Extended General Assembly took place in Overisje, Belgium from 25th to 27th July. The delegates approved the Moral Report 2014-2015 and the Financial Report 2014, they discussed and took many important decisions about the MIJARC Europe strategy of enlargement. The Action Plan and the Budget for...
YMDRAB - Bulgaria brought together young Muslims and Christians in their project "Stronger together: youth collaboration for interreligious solidarity"
Date: 17.07.2015
13 young people from Municipality of Botevgrad and 13 young people from Municipality of Ardino participated together in the project “Stronger together: youth collaboration for interreligious solidarity”. The project was implemented by MIJARC's member movement, YMDRAB Bulgaria. The main project activity took place between 3rd and...
Welcome to our new European Secretary
Date: 13.07.2015
In May this year, our former European Secretary, BRENDA Aerts, decided to pursue another career opportunity and resigned from her position as secretary of MIJARC Europe. We would like to take this chance to thank Brenda for her amazing committment, for her outsanding work and her great contribution to the improvement of our movement...
YMDRAB - Bulgaria is developing a new project
Date: 06.07.2015
Our member movement, YMDRAB - Bulgaria, is developing a new and very interesting project called “Stronger together: youth collaboration for interreligious solidarity”, with the help of the European Youth Foundation (CoE). In light of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, the continuous interreligious tensions in...
MIJARC World's Solidarity Fund 2015
Date: 01.06.2015
We are pleased to inform you that MIJARC World is launching the call for local projects to be supported by the Solidarity Fund of MIJARC in 2015. This money is collected by rural youth groups and sent to the Solidarity Fund bank account. The fund is annually distributed among the different continents, MIJARC World and the Emergency Fund...
MIJARC Europe is looking for a new European Secretary
Date: 14.04.2015
If you are able to deal with broad youth-related issues in a multicultural environment,
If you are experienced in youth work and NGOs,
If you interested in ideas, initiatives and projects related to rural youth and rural areas,..
The adventurer's guide to the European Coordination
Date: 26.03.2015
Since last year almost the entire team of MIJARC Europe was changed, three new movements joined and the European Coordination will be a first-time experience for about 60% of the participants, we thought a short and simple guide on the event would come in handy...
The gender riddle
Date: 09.03.2015
You may have felt puzzled by this situation for some seconds, trying to figure out how something like that might be possible or you may have come up with very creative scenarios. However, the answer is quite simple if you only remember that a child has two parents and that women can also be surgeons...
Welcome, bienvenue, bun venit to our new secretary!
Date: 06.03.2015
We are happy to welcome our new secretary, Florina Potîrniche, who, thanks to a grant provided by Renovabis, will be joining Brenda in ensuring the administrative work behind MIJARC Europe. We hope the time spent with MIJARC will be extremely beneficial to Florina and we wish her all the best in this new endeavour...
So long, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, adieu!
Date: 30.01.2015
Magdalena Puć, the secretary of MIJARC Europe decided to resign from the position after more than one year of fulfilling her responsibilities. We want to thank her for her commitment and dedication in the work of developing our organisation. After so many years with MIJARC Europe – first as a participant, then as...
The European year for development: everyone's year
Date: 23.01.2015
2015 is both a new beginning and a deadline
2015 is a special year for development. It is the first ever European Year to deal with the European Union's external action and Europe’s role in the world. For development organisations all over Europe...
Farm subsidies in EU are necessary - arguments and facts
Date: 19.01.2015
The majority of European citizens (around 77%) support the common agricultural policy (CAP) and consider that it should guarantee food security in the European Union, maintain diversified farming systems across Europe, and ensure delivery of a range of public goods. Food safety is ensured through constant monitoring of production...
Perspectives on youth: "Connections and disconnections"
Date: 13.01.2015
Perspectives on youth is a series on youth policy, research and practice supported by the EU-CoE Youth Partnership, moving forward debates on youth and having a European/ international relevance. The series include research articles, well-founded essays, or opinion pieces. It aims to function as an information, discussion, reflection...
Advisory Council Newsletter
Date: 12.01.2015
2014 has been a busy year for the Advisory Council on Youth. The Council made up of 30 young people from 22 European countries has worked together to organise events, run campaigns, advocate for the rights of young people in Europe, as well as providing input and expertise on all activities of the youth sector of the Council of Europe...
Call for Think Tank participants for the seminar 2015
Date: 08.01.2015
This year, from the 27th of July to the 1st of August, we are going to meet during the seminar entitled „LET US IN! – keeping the faith on you(th)“. Each year we’re looking for volunteers from the member movements to join the preparation team of the seminar – the Think Tank. The task of the group is to prepare the content of the seminar...
International Year of Soils 2015
Date: 05.01.2015
After two years of intensive work, 2015 has been declared the International Year of Soils by the 68th UN General Assembly. The IYS aims to be a platform for raising awareness of the importance of soils for food security and essential eco-system functions...