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Application Deadline: August 20th 2015

When: 19-22 October 2015, European Youth Centre Budapest

A Council of Europe conference to discuss current Roma youth issues and future policy orientations for the participation and inclusion of Roma youth
In 2015, the Council of Europe will carry out an evaluation of the Roma Youth Action Plan and will organise a second Roma Youth Conference, in order to take stock and draw lessons from the last years of implementation of the Roma Youth Action Plan. The Roma Youth Conference will also be an opportunity to look forward to the future of the Roma Youth Action Plan and its orientations in the years to come.

Aims and objectives of the conference
The Roma Youth Conference aims to bring together Roma youth organisations, Roma youth representatives and relevant Roma youth stakeholders for taking stock of the results and relevance of the action plan so far and to discuss the future orientations of the Roma Youth Action Plan.
The Roma Youth Conference is a three days and half event involving some 80 participants.
The conference is designed as a multi-stakeholder and non-formal intercultural learning environment, where young people and stakeholder representatives can exchange their experience in working with Roma and young Roma, and build upon previous experiences and results. Representatives of relevant international organisations and institutions working and supporting Roma issues will be also invited to take part at the conference.
Profile of participants
The conference will bring together representatives and active leaders of Roma youth organisations,young Roma active in other organisations and projects, representatives of other European and national youth organisations and networks policy makers and representatives of international organisations and
foundations will also actively take part in the conference.
All participants should:
  • Be aged between 18 and 35 years (exceptions will be possible based on the quality of the application form)
  • Be motivated and committed to contribute to the conference and its outcomes
  • Be active and have some experience in activities with Roma young people, communities and organisations
  • Be able to work in English or Romanes
  • Be available for the whole duration of the conference
The preparatory team of the c onference will select participants on the basis of the following
criteria:
  • Compliance with the profile of participants
  • Representation of the diversity of Roma communities across the 47 members states of the Council of Europe
  • Balanced participation of young Roma women and young Roma men
  • Level of understanding and experience in the field of (Roma) youth and Roma issues.
Application procedure and deadlines
  • All interested candidate must apply online, completing the application form through this link:
  • The application must be submitted by 20 August 2015, at midnight Central European Time
For further information about the Conference, please contact Zsuzsanna Molnar,
Zsuzsanna.molnar@coe.int
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Abstract Submission Deadline: May 22, 2015
When: August 27 – 28, 2015 in Budapest (Hungary).
The Department of Legal Studies of Central European University (CEU) is pleased to announce a call for papers for its first undergraduate summer conference which will take place on August 27 – 28, 2015 in Budapest (Hungary).
The aim of the conference is to provide a platform for young lawyers to present and discuss their research papers on current topics on international business law, human rights and constitutional law in English, with an international audience at CEU.
Central European University is inviting proposals of papers by undergraduate law students in their last year of studies and by freshly graduated law students (within one year of graduation) from European law schools and law departments.

The paper proposals should focus on one of the topics indicated below (next page). Abstracts, no longer than 300 words, should be submitted no later than May 22, 2015 to the following email address:

ugconf2015@ceu.edu

  • The writers of successful proposals will be notified at the latest by June 5, 2015.
  • Final papers are due by August 10, 2015 and should be no longer than 20 double spaced pages long (including footnotes). Papers with a comparative, regional or international dimension are encouraged.

Benefits:

  •  Documented travel expenses will be reimbursed up to a maximum of 300 euro based upon an application, followed by individual needs assessment.
  • Accommodation will be provided for up to three nights at the CEU Residence Center.

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Application Deadline: March 30 2015

When: May 4 and 8, 2015 Planned program (TBA)
Where: Budapest, Hungary

IATEFL-Hungary, in cooperation with the Regional English Language Office (RELO) for Central and Southeastern Europe, is proud to announce a Call for Participation in an exciting Learnathon event. The goal of the project is to promote the development of innovative mobile application  promoting English language learning through a focus on global issues.

Eligibility Criteria:

Teams must consist of  3 members.

At least two team members must be early-to mid-career professional teachers of English or CLIL who have at least a Bacherlor’s degree in teaching, and 5 or more years of English teaching experience, and are currently employed full time.

One team member can be a student in an undergraduate or graduate program, or be an early- to mid-career professional in another discipline.

Teams must consist of both male and female members.

All team members must have at least a C1 level of English language proficiency on the CEFR.

All team members must be both citizens and residents of one of the following countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Hungary, Checz Republic, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia

Teams should designate at least one alternate member, in case one of the existing members is unable to participate.

Teams must designate a ‘team captain’, who will act as the sole point of contact on this project.

This project supports inclusion and encourages individuals with disabilities to apply.

Preference will be given to teams where members have not yet been to the U.S.

The Learnathon Event

For long days between May 4 and 8, 2015 in Budapest, teams will  participate in workshops on computer-assisted language learning, app development, social responsibility, and entrepreneurship, and will collaboratively develop the plan for an app. By the end of the week, each team will be expected to have  completed their plan for an English language learning app that raises awareness of a global, social or environmental issue, which they will present to a panel of judges comprised of professionals from a range of relevant disciplines.

Register Now for the 2015 Learnthon

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the 2015 Learnthon in Budapest Hungary