8th Global Education Training Course for Youth Multipliers in Portugal

Deadline: 26 March 2018
Open to: candidates from youth organizations aged 18-30 years, from the 47 Council of Europe Member States or of the Southern Mediterranean Countries
Venue: 16-21 April 2018, Cascais (Portugal)


The North-South Centre of the Council of Europe has opened a call for participants for the 8th Global Education Training Course for Youth Multipliers. The new edition for the course it will take place in Cascais (Portugal) from 16-21 April 2018, in the framework of Cascais 2018 European Youth Capital.

The training course promoted in the framework of the iLegend project aims at empowering representatives of youth organisations and youth multipliers with a series of competences and tools to promote Global Development Education and to further develop their work on human rights, intercultural dialogue and democratic citizenship following the North-South Centre Global Education guidelines.

In this new edition, the course will explore Global Education in its “glocal” approach and it will provide specific insights on the media literacy dimension in order to empower participants with new tools and knowledge to play a greater change-making role in their communities within the current global interconnected context.

By focusing on these new elements, the North-South Centre intends to raise awareness about the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the role that young people and youth organisations have in implementing, monitoring and evaluating the UN sustainable development goals in their local communities.

The course will gather 30 representatives of youth organisation/platform or youth-related institutions from Council of Europe Member States and the Southern Mediterranean countries.

After the conclusion of the course the participants will act as youth multipliers by developing follow-up initiatives with the support of their sending organization.


Candidates will be considered for the selection phase on the basis of the following eligibility criteria to be fulfilled by the deadline for applications:

  • are citizens of one of the 47 Council of Europe Member States or of the Southern Mediterranean Countries (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and Turkey);
  • are aged 18-30 years;
  • are able to fluently communicate in English;
  • are supported by an organization which has youth as main target group and which will support the candidates in the follow-up phase.


Participation at this training course is free of charge, the North-⁠South Centre will cover travel, board and lodging for the selected participants.

How to apply?

In order to apply you need to fill the online application form.

For more information please visit the official website and read the call for participants.