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9. Youth and the World

9.6 Intercontinental youth work and development cooperation


Intercontinental youth work cooperation

TCA (Training and Cooperation Activities) - Eramus + YA

Under the key action 1- Learning Mobility, the Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme provides for the mobility of youth professionals for training and networking. One of the goals is to develop skills in trainers and Youth Workers, promoting the cooperation between organisations that develop work among young people.

The action provides for the holding of seminars, courses and other non-formal training activities as a mode of promotion for the acquisition of skills and sharing of experiences, good practices and certifications and qualifications models.

(Cross-reference with Chapter 4 - Social Inclusion - 4.7 Youth work to foster social inclusion - 4. Training and support for youth workers engaged in social inclusion programmes)

 

Development cooperation activities

 

Incentive Programme for the Development of Associations - IDA

The Incentive Programme for the Development of Associations intends to contribute to the training of human resources in the activity of associations that work in the field of youth. It is targeted at youth associations or federations registered in the National Register of Youth Associations (RNAJ); Students associations or federations; Organisations equivalent to youth associations registered in RNAJ.

(Cross-reference with Chapter 4 - Social inclusion - 4.7 Youth work to foster social inclusion - 2. Main inclusive Youth-Work programmes and target groups)

 

IPDJ Support Programmes to Youth Organizations(PAAJ)

Support programmes for youth associations that supports the development of activities of youth associations and respective federations, similar organisations and informal youth groups.

(Cross-reference with Chapter 4 - Social inclusion - 4.7 Youth work to foster social inclusion - 2. Main inclusive Youth-Work programmes and target groups) and with Chapter 5 Participation)

 

International Work Camps

The International work camps (CTI) are inserted in a programme of youth exchange from different countries, with a view to the recognition of different cultural identities and the awareness-raising of the world cultural mosaic.

In the CTI, it is possible to participate in activities focused on a variety of fields:

- Archaeology;

- Socio-communitarian;

- Restoration and enhancement of the historical and cultural heritage;

- Environment;

- Others with a recognised interest

These projects take place mainly in the Summer months, have a maximum duration of 15 days and are aimed at young people between the age of 18 and 30.

 

Erasmus +Youth in Action Programmeand European Solidarity Corpsare European Commission Programmes that are strong contributes for the encouragent of portuguese young people in development cooperation activities.