SALTO-YOUTH EUROMED is looking for 2 authors for the Study "EMPOWER YOUTH in EUROMED".

Call for authors: “Empower Youth in EuroMed”

This publication will be part of the collection “Studies and Research” of SALTO-YOUTH EUROMED.

This collection aims to support the cooperation within EuroMed area providing a depth reflection about the nowadays   issues and challenges in the Euro Mediterranean context. The collection is providing new studies about updated topics.

Today it’s a crucial moment for YOUTH all around the Basin of Mediterranean Sea: the social and demographic situations, the economical crisis, the need of new perspectives are aiming new changes and life path of the Mediterranean young people. The situation of Youth is changing and facing new social and political situation.

The Youth Policy at European level is, also, moving and open new interesting perspective for the coming future. The field of Youth Policy within Meda countries is living strong changes and the role of young people is more and more relevant in the society.

This study would like to contribute to the overall reflection about Youth in Euro-Med and to provide some new keys for reading the ongoing situation. The specific focus of this study should be an overview about the ongoing tools for supporting the empowering of Youth in EuroMed with some samples of study cases and good practises as in Education, in Employability, Non Formal Education and so on. The study should analysis the situation of youth in Europe and in Meda countries providing some main figures and good practises for both areas.

The final public of this publication will be: institutions, youth leaders, social workers and trainers involved in such activities.

The document should be submitted to SALTO-YOUTH EUROMED in English or in French.

The study will be published in English, French and Arabic

The “Empower Youth in EuroMed” study should provide to the readers:

1) A quick overview about what is Youth in Action (Action 3.1) and Euro-Med Youth Programme IV
2) An overview of the actual situation of Youth in EuroMed Region: some relevant statistics, identification of main items to be explored;
3) An overview of the main challenges that young people are facing both in Europe and in Mediterranean region;
4) Some examples of good practices developed from Institutions, NGOs for providing answer to those challenges;
5) Some useful links and a short bibliography.
The text should include schemes.
The format of this publication will be 45 pages in A5.
The authors will meet with SALTO EUROMED for a meeting in order to define the editorial plan and the division of tasks.

Timetable:

Deadline for 1st draft: 31 July 2011
Deadline for final draft: 31 October 2011

The publication will be translated by SALTO-YOUTH EUROMED in French and Arabic.

The studies in the 3 languages will be published early in 2012

Fees: 2000 euro for each author.

Deadline for the application on line 31 March 2011:

http://www.salto-youth.net/mySALTO/applicationonline/657/