Open call: Erasmus + Future Focused Youth Ukraine 2023 Webinar

19 June 2023

The Erasmus+ Future Focused Youth – Ukraine (EFFY) webinar will take place on the 28 and 29 June 2023, between 9.30-14:00 CEST.

The primary goal of the EFFY23 is to foster collaboration with the National Erasmus+ Office – Ukraine to empower Ukrainian and European Youth Actors with renovated partnerships towards European cooperation. It seeks to empower youth and enhance the cooperation between European partners and Ukrainian youth organizations while also evoking the cultural heritage of Ukraine, its greatness and uniqueness and celebrating the resilience of its population, especially young people and organizations that continue to thrive and fight for their life and country, despite all challenges and constraints.

The event is coordinated by the Portuguese NA for Erasmus + Youth/Sports & ESC and the National Office Erasmus + Ukraine, and co-organised by the Ministry of Youth and Sport of Ukraine, Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, SALTO Eastern Europe & Caucasus, Information Center Erasmus+ Youth and European Solidarity Corps – Ukraine, ESN – Ukraine, Young European Ambassadors, Association of Youth Councils of Ukraine.

The webinar will take place in a TV-studio hosted by a Portuguese national host (Filomena Cautela), having as guests representatives from the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the Ministry of Education and Science from Ukraine, the Government of Portugal, and the Portuguese National Agency Erasmus+ Head Luís Alves.

Different media content is prepared exclusively for this webinar: flash interviews with KA1, KA2 and ESC projects in Portugal; live interviews with Ukrainian young people and youth representatives; interviews with ESC volunteers of Ukraine in Portugal; artistic moments produced live; and other surprises. The Ukrainian National Tchaikovsky Academy of Music will enrich the webinar with a presence of a quartet of musicians with violins and cellos coming directly from Kyiv.

The webinar will provide essential information on KA1, KA2 and ESC with solid international references in the world of Erasmus +. Among the key speakers there will be: Iryna Novak (InfoCentre Erasmus + Ukraine – KA1), Heiki Viisimaa (KA2 officer in NA Estonia), Laimonas Ragauskas and Nerijus Kriauciunas (Senior Trainers and Project Coordinators of KA2 and Capacity Building) for KA2, and Sara Andrade (Senior trainer for the Portuguese NA pool of trainers) for the European Solidarity Corps program.

This is a digital/online event targeted to the following audiences:

  • Organisations and authorities working with young people
  • Youth Leaders
  • Youth workers
  • Municipal youth workers
  • Trainers