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Tools and Tips for youth E-Participation
Year of production: 2016
The video explores which tools can help to engage young people in decision-making and how to make such processes more accessible to younger generations.
The presentation is held by Evaldas Rupkus, who is a Project Manager for marketing & deployment of „EUth – Tools and tips for Mobile and Digital Youth Participation in and across Europe“ by the IJAB – International Youth service of the Federal Republic of Germany. He spoke in the context of the annual Digital Democracy 2016 held by the European Citizen Action Service (ECAS) NGO
The European Citizen Action Service (ECAS) is an international, Brussels-based non-profit organisation with a pan-European membership and nearly 30 years of experience. Their mission is to empower citizens in order to create a more inclusive and stronger European Union by 1) promoting and defending citizens’ rights 2) developing and supporting mechanisms to increase citizens and citizen organisations’ democratic participation in, and engagement with, the EU.
Evaldas Rupkus is a project manager, trainer and author in fields of youth and Media and Information Literacy. He has been working for Lithuanian Youth Council LiJOT, Eurodesk Lithuania, Goethe Institute, ERYICA and International Youth Service of Germany IJAB. Evaldas has started his career as a radio host of youth programmes, later he has launched the youth information and counselling system in Lithuania. At the moment he works in the Media development Asia and Europe department of the Deutsche Welle Akademie. There he focuses on MIL topics like curricula development in countries like Mongolia, Moldova, Ukraine or the Baltics.