Ms. Sonja Steen, President of the AER Committee on Youth, Education and Culture, announced during the opening ceremony of AER’s Summer Academy in Sarpsborg the 2017 edition of the MYFER award, recognising the efforts of the most youth friendly European regions.
A dedicated webpage will all the details of the competition and the application form will be ready soon, but here are some highlights of the competition:
- It aims to present and recognise best practices of European regions in facilitating participation of youth in all aspects of society, encouraging to take an active role as citizens.
- It is open to every region in Europe, be it a member of AER or not.
- Deadline to submit initiatives to the competition will be closed on 16 December 2016. Award will be given at a ceremony early 2017.