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EYFCC 2.0 - European Youth Friendly Cities Conference 2019

  • Cluj - Napoca DJ103G Cluj-Napoca, CJ, 400000 Romania (map)
 
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Cluj-Napoca will be the host the second EUROPEAN YOUTH FRIENDLY CONFERENCE on 21 June 2019, a gathering in Cluj-Napoca, the new innovation, cultural and youth hub of Central and Eastern Europe. The event connects municipality representatives, youth and urban development experts from Romania and from all around Europe, key people and coordinators involved in European Youth Capital programmes throughout Europe and youth workers actively involved in developing youth friendly ecosystems all around Europe.

The event is also connected to Cluj Never Sleeps, edition 2019.

TOPICS ADDRESSED:
* Youth Participation in Urban Development
* Social Innovation in Youth Participation
* Urban thematic Youth programmes and Strategies
* Support Sturcutres and Mechanisms for Youth
* Participatory Budgeting for Youth in Cities

The event will have contributions from:

EUROPEAN YOUTH FORUM
EUROPEAN THINK TANK ON YOUTH PARTICIPATION
EUROPE
NOVI SAD, SERBIA, EUROPEAN YOUTH CAPITAL 2019

Upcoming European Youth Capitals
AMIENS 2020, France
City nominated for 2021 (nomination in November 2018)

Former European Youth Capitals
TURIN 2010, ITALY
BRAGA 2012, PORTUGAL
MARIBOR 2013, SLOVENIA
THESSALONIKI 2014, GREECE
CLUJ-NAPOCA 2015, ROMANIA
GANJA 2016, AZERBAIJAN
VARNA 2017, BULGARIA
CASCAIS 2018, PORTUGAL

The event will also host cities nominated as Romanian Youth Capitals, such as:
TIMIȘOARA 2016-2017
BACĂU 2017-2018
BAIA MARE 2018-2019

The event combines several ongoing efforts regarding the development of dedicated participatory budgeting mechanisms for youth, urban level thematic programmes and specific urban consultation mechanisms for young people. The event is also the closing moment for the strategic project of these cities called COM'ON EUROPE (European Platform of Participatory Budgeting for Youth) and also the launch of the European Centre of Participatory Budgeting for Youth

The also event takes place in the context of several initiatives and endeavours launched in the framework of the Network of European Youth Capitals, a project based cooperation of the cities of Turin from Italy, Braga and Cascais from Portugal, Maribor from Slovenia, Thessaloniki from Greece, Cluj-Napoca from Romania, Ganja from Azerbaijan, Varna from Bulgaria, Novi Sad from Serbia and Amiens from France, all cities which earned this ever more prestigious title through its 10 years’ existence.

Earlier Event: December 12
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