European Youth Forum - General AssemblyEuropean Youth Forum - General Assembly in Cluj-Napoca

The events are not starting only from 2015, so there is an extra reason for us to be proud! Cluj-Napoca will be the host of the General Assembly of the European Youth Forum this year between the 19th and the 23rd of November. This event will bring together 99 organizations, national youth councils and national youth NGO’s.

During the 4 days of the event there will be the NGO’s Fair, The Awards Ceremony for the title of “2017 European Youth Capital “and a Plenary Session of Discussions on the subject of Participation and Democracy. The events will be hosted with the help of the SHARE Federation and of the other member organizations at Grand Hotel Napoca, on the Octavian Goga Street, no. 1.
The main objective of Volunteers Academy is to create a volunteering network of the youth that ant to get involved in the implementation process of the program Yout@Cluj-Napoca 2015 European Youth Capital. Our long-term objective is that once this network has been established and strengthened we can include the activities of these young volunteers in the projects, activities and bigger volunteering networks in Romania; also, we aim to establish partnerships with other youth organizations both from our country and from Europe.

The project has as an objective the sentimental stimulation of European citizenship appurtenance of the youth and it helps them understand their role as an integrated part of present and future Europe. The program of volunteer education is based on a model of competences and a model of interest zones for the volunteers involved in the program. The program wants to attract volunteers that have both potential and abilities of developing their competences specific for each stage of the program.
The aim of the project is to undergo 12 events of community involvement in simple activities that transmit general messages and that contribute to the feeling of belonging to Cluj-Napoca. The project will take place within the program Youth@Cluj-Napoca 2015 (European Youth Capital) on every 15th day of the month in the year 2015.

The strategic objective of the project is to involve over 200.000 persons(out of which 50.000 singular persons) in different actions that have a positive message through 12 events of active public participation. By doing so the inhabitants of Cluj will become more interested and more involved in the local community, in the environment they are living in.