Call for YEU Pool of Representatives
One of the first changes you will notice in YEU beginning of 2016 besides new Working groups is the establishment of Pool of Representatives (PoR)!
YEU is opening a Call for Pool of Representatives (PoR) based on decision of General Assembly 2015 YEU is opening a call for PoR members for mandate 2016 - 2017.
Establishing PoR means supporting the work of Governing Board (GB) in the strategic areas of YEU International including:
- conducting consultations,
- preparing and developing opinions on topics of interest,
- developing policy and position papers,
- representation of YEU International and
- providing space for learning and networking among members.
How it works:
Members of the PoR will be selected by GB of YEU International to be representatives for a specific area of YEU International interest and will work closely with GB members and Administrative Office (AO) staff in charge of that area. Based on needs of YEU International, GB will select up to 10 representatives in PoR with mandate of 2 (two) years. Work of PoR representative will be evaluated on 6 (six) months basis.
PoR members will:
- represent YEU externally at European and international level upon request of GB or AO in consultation with GB
- attend meetings, seminars, debates on behalf of YEU
- follow-up the work and processes of various institutions and structures (EU, UN, CoE level) and update YEU on the progress
- help YEU shape and implement its advocacy goals related to strategic areas of interest
- support YEU Member Organizations in their external work & relations, if related to YEU international work and areas of interest
- act as resource persons for advocacy at YEU events
Topics of YEU interest for Pool of Representatives will be:
-Non-formal education: recognition, validation processes, follow up of LLL platform work
-Youth Work: recognition process, follow up of work of institutions (European Commission, Council of Europe)
-Structured Dialogue: follow up of the process on European level
-Intercultural dialogue and active citizenship: follow up of the process on European level
-Digital/e learning and internet governance: follow up of the process on European level
If you are interested to become part of PoR please apply here.