apply: YfS is the sending organization for EVS

If you are interested in doing European Voluntary Service under “Youth in Action” programme, Youth for Society is accredited as the sending organization by Latvian National Agency in the EVS database under the Nr. 2012-LV-12.

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YfS organizes: together for a green europe

January-June 2012
Ergli, Latvia

YfS with 6 other partners from CoE countries is organizing an information campaign focused on environmental education for children and youth. The campaign consists of diverse eco activities in international context encouraging children and youth to take care of European nature, their living environment. The campaign takes place at primary and secondary schools as children do not have there any environmental education and is run by young volunteers from NGOs that focus on environmental issues.
YfS partner is Ergli Secondary School where activities with youngsters are implemented.

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YfS participates: tc on european voluntary service

Training course: Capacity building for the future promoters in EVS
May 13-18, 2012
Turku, Finland

Finnish National Agency has supported training course on the topic of European Voluntary Service to understand the concept and philosophy of YiA and EVS. Association “Youth for Society” is one of the partnerorganizations for this event.
Other participants coming from Finland, Poland, Estonia, Lithuania and Bulgaria.

YfS will be represented by 5 participants: Katrīna Liepiņa, Tonija Bizunova, Juta Šķipore, Marta Empele un Sandris Krūmiņš.
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YfS participates: pba for environmental projects

Partnership Building Activity: Volunteers for Environment
May 20-25, 2012
Tsakhkadzor, Armenia

European Commission programme “Youth in Action” has supported partnership building activity that aims to connect youth organizations from EU and Eastern European/Caucasian countries interested and involved in environmental activities and working with volunteers. Association “Youth for Society” is one of the partnerorganizations for this event.
Other participants coming from Russia, Moldova, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Portugal, Lithuania, Italy, Spain, Romania, Croatia and Albania.

YfS will be represented by Ieva Smilga.
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YfS participates: sp-read

Approved and funded by European Commission, we are glad to present you a new, fresh, transnational project called “SPread” (formerly known as “EuroZine”) under www.sp-read.com
Our aim is to create and shape up an online platform for information about European cultural dimension, focusing on the experience of young people, on their feeling and their point of view, employing art and culture as tools to see through the levels, problems, features and possibilities of Europe.

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YfS participated: eurobasket of volunteers 2011

European Voluntary Service project during European Basketball Championship event in Lithuania, 2011
August 1-September 30, 2011
Kuršenai, Lithuania

Lithuanian National Agency of Youth in Action programme has supported EVS project. “Eurobasket of volunteers 2011″ gathered 12 young people from countries that had their teams playing in European basketball championship in Lithuania (France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Israel and Latvia). Project seeked to ensure intercultural learning in the local community and among the volunteers during one of the biggest sport events in Europe.
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YfS organized: eco – environment citizenship outdoor

Youth exchange on recycling and lifestyle outdoors

Youth for Society has received grant from Latvian National Agency of Youth in Action programme to implement the youth exchange on environmental issues related with youth active participation.
Partners coming from Portugal, Austria, Poland and Slovenia. Continue reading

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YfS organized: know it better, do it harder, make it real

TC on youth volunteerism, participation and initiatives

Youth for Society in cooperation with Youth Association DRONI had received grant from Latvian National Agency of Youth in Action programme to implement in Ureki (Georgia) the training course KDM which promoted youth active citizenship and initiatives at local level.
There were represented EU and EECA countries. Participants coming from Latvia, Poland, Portugal, Hungary, Belarus, Moldova, Georgia and Armenia. Continue reading

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do it with euromed! / dari to ar euromed!

Training on EuroMed cooperation and cultural dimension
16 Latvian participants spent 4 days in a Mediterranean atmosphere near Riga, even though behind window it was still winter time. The aim of TC was to discuss on EuroMed within cultural context, cooperation tools and to motivate interest about the neighbouring region of EU.
More information about TC you can read in Latvian here.
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