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European Citizens´ Initiative Forum

Webinar 'Engaging Young People in Your ECI - What You Need to Know', 2023

Start date: 28/09/2023 - 17:00
End date: 28/09/2023
Current status: Closed
Updated on: 11/09/2023

 

This webinar focused on how to get young people to sign ECIs, how young people can be active volunteers in ECIs, and how young people can launch an ECI.

 

Webinar Agenda: 

1. Introduction and Welcoming by Vasiliki Mustakis, Participatory Democracy Coordinator, ECAS 

  a. Brief overview of the support tools available to organisers and what it takes to collect 1 million signatures emphasising the countries that have lowered the signing age. 

2. Presentation by ECI Organiser, Elsa Kraemer, European EcoScore, giving her perspective on engaging youth in their ECI and being a young ECI organiser 

3, Presentation by Young European Federalists, Vice President, Christelle Savall giving her perspective on how to engage youth and how to make youth volunteer 

4. Presentation by ECI Organiser, Almog Yoana Sade, Green Garden Rooftops, giving her perspective on engaging youth in their ECI and being a young ECI organiser

5. Q&A with audience 

6. Closing remarks 

 

In this webinar, you will find the answers to the following questions: 

What is your experience with engaging your for your ECI? 

Do you have any advice for future and current organisers on how to engage youth? 

What strategies did you have in engaging youth? 

In hindsight, what would you have done differently? 

What are some strategies that ECI organisers can implement to engage youth? 

What are some strategies that ECI organisers can implement to get youth to volunteer for their initiatives? 

What is the role of social media in engaging youth? 

How should ECI organisers draft their key messages to engage youth? 

 

Speakers: 

Elsa Kraemer, Organiser of European EcoScore

Almog Yoana Sade, Organiser of Green Garden Rooftops 

Christelle Savall,  Vice President of Young European Federalists 

 

Platform: Webex 

Language: English 

 

If you missed the webinar, check out the video recording below (available in English)

Speakers: Elsa Kraemer, Christelle Savall, Almog Yoana Sade

Engaging Young People in Your ECI - What You Need to Know
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