Join the project!


Name: Be Active. Participate.
Type: Erasmus+ Training Course
Place: Kolin (Prague) Czech Republic
Date: 1-10/04/2022 – 10 days
Deadline: 16 March 2022 (Extended)


Mad Med is joining this project as partner organization and is currently looking for 3 participants to the training. The project will be led by two experienced trainers: Marco Santos and Lorenzo Nava.


  • To explore basic principles of politics, its role in today’s society and relation with youth work.
  • To link active participation with various human rights violation issues based on the European Charter of Fundamental Rights.
  • To study the development of policies and tools that are applied to youth politics.
  • To practice communication skills required
    for political participation, political lobbying and governance.
  • To develop youth policy amendment drafts that organizations can propose in their youth, community or city councils.

Participant profile

  • To be at least 18 years old.
  • Being able to work in English language (if you are able to read through this text, you are welcome to join!).
  • Being present for the whole training.
  • Interest in topics and methods mentioned in the info-pack.
  • Being an active a youth worker/leader/trainer/teacher or looking to work with youth in the future.
  • Previous experience with using English as a
    working language is an advantage.


  • Every involved organization will be asked to write (together with participants) an article about the project and present it on their websites: the activities we’ve had, impressions they’ve got and what impact they are expecting after.
  • Within a month after the training course, every partner organization is expected to organize follow up workshops on the topic of the training, led by participants.


  • The participants need to buy the flights tickets in advance and the travel costs will be reimbursed after the participation in the project.
  • The participants must purchase flights tickets with the possibility of change and refund in case of cancellation.
  • In case of new restrictions on entry to/exit from Czech Republic, the project will be postponed and each participant will request a flight change.
  • In case of new restrictions on entry to/or exit from Italy, the project will take place even without the Italian participants and each participant will request the refund for the cancellation of the flight.
  • It’s the responsibility of each applicant to handle the procedures of change/cancellation/refund of the tickets with agency/airlines (we can’t offer support with this).
  • There is a refund for the COVID-19 test in case it’s necessary to enter the Czech Republic or to return to Italy.