From 10th to 14th of June 2013, eighty-three participants will meet in Dead Sea – Jordan within the framework of the EU-funded Euromed Youth and Youth in Action Programs, for the second edition of the event “Euromed Youth Awards”, with the aim of celebrating the significant achievements of Euro-Mediterranean cooperation in the field of youth.
41 projects are taking part in the competition: 14 EuroMed and 27 European. Only four from Europe and four from the Euromed neighbor countries will be awarded.
The awarding process will be worked out based on the: level of matching with regional and national priorities (of Youth in Action and/or Euromed Youth Programme IV); quality of the partnership; general sustainability of the project; strategic potential of the project for the development of both Programs; added value of the project; local impact of the project; involvement of participants; involvement of partners; educational dimension of the project (competencies, learning outcomes); innovation and changes proposed by the project.
The event is co-organized by the Jordanian hosting Institution, Salto Youth Euromed RC, the Euromed Youth IV Regional Capacity-Building and Support Unit and the Jordanian Euromed Youth Unit, Euromed Youth Platform, and the Turkish, Italian, Portuguese and Cypriot National Agencies for the European Youth in Action programme under the patronage of the European Commission.
In this activity will participate professionals in youth field from the European countries and also neighbor countries from Mediterranean area, as Egypt, Lebanon, Tunisia, Israel, Jordan and Palestine.
During these four days, the participants will enhance the successes of the Euro-Mediterranean Youth cooperation by sharing good practices and giving a new impetus for future partnership and cooperation within the future generation of Youth and Euromed Youth programs.
This activity will strength the collaboration with the neighbor countries in the Mediterranean Area, as place for the union of different people from “this Sea which is joining us together”.