Following the decision 13/03/2020 of suspending temporarily Eurodyssey due to the COVID-19 emergency, a Eurodyssey monitoring group was immediately established to respond to the crisis and coordinate joint actions to protect the Eurodyssey trainees in mobility. Joint actions, joint solutions! As it is already well-known, Eurodyssey has proved once again to be a … [Read more...]
The AER Eurodyssey is a multilateral exchange programme for young people in partnership The AER Eurodyssey is a multilateral exchange programme for young people in partnership between regional authorities, companies, institutions and organisations from European regions. The fundamentals of the programme are welcoming and sending young people for internships in line with the principles of autonomy, reciprocity and networking.
Decision 13/03/2020 by the Eurodyssey Steering Committee Following a round of consultations with all the member regions of the programme, the Steering Committee has decided that: The Eurodyssey programme must suspend until further notice all the exchanges of young people across Europe to prevent and contain the spread of the Coronavirus In practice, all … [Read more...]
AER’s contribution to EYCA Seminar – Maximising Impact
The Assembly of European Regions (AER) participated in a Panel Debate entitled ‘Social inclusion and youth mobility: challenges and opportunities at municipal and regional level’ in the context of the Annual Seminar “Maximising Impact” of European Youth Card Association (EYCA) which took place in Brussels on 3-4 March 2020. This two-day discussion focused on … [Read more...]
Spend your Eurodyssey Traineeship at AER!
AER has a vacancy for a Eurodyssey Trainee to join our team in Brussels as a Programmes & Communications Assistant. The role is perfect for an outgoing young person who is engaged in youth activism & interested in honing the communications skills. Eligible trainees should be resident in one of the Eurodyssey member regions. Description of tasks to be … [Read more...]
Eurodyssey Assembly 2019
The Eurodyssey Assembly took place as part of the annual Eurodyssey Forum on 24 October 2019 in Cagliari, Sardinia (IT). The event brought together more than fifty representatives both from Eurodyssey regions and outside the programme to discuss the functioning of the programme, to share experiences and best practices and to explore future initiatives for Europe's only … [Read more...]
Youth Mobility at the fore during the 2019 Eurodyssey Forum in Sardinia
The experience of living in another country impacts a young person's personal and professional development, increases independence and responsibility, helps improve knowledge of foreign languages and develops other valuable social skills and professional competences. Youth mobility can also indirectly contribute to dismantling certain prejudices or social constructs in times of … [Read more...]
2019 Eurodyssey Steering Committee Elections!
Dear Eurodyssey members, during the 2019 Eurodyssey Assembly, that took place on the 24th of October in Cagliari, Sardinia (IT), the Steering Committee members and President were elected, however, there are still vacancies available that any of you can fill! When? The elections were celebrated on the 24th of October during the 2019 AER Eurodyssey Forum in Sardinia … [Read more...]
Democracy Alive is just around the Corner!
Spring has sprung, April has arrived and DEMOCRACY ALIVE is no joke! For three days, from 11 to 13 April 2019, everybody who's anybody (in European affairs) will be on the beautiful Dutch island of Texel for a true celebration of European democracy. Inspired by the Nordic tradition of democracy festivals, DEMOCRACY ALIVE will encourage civic engagement and increase … [Read more...]
If you missed the Eurodyssey Website Training in Barcelona…
On 14 and 15 February, regional correspondents of AER’s flagship programme Eurodyssey gathered in the sunny city of Barcelona for a 2-day Website and Communications Training. The event was kindly hosted by Catalonia’s Employment Office –Servei Públic d'Ocupació de Catalunya (SOC)–. Redesigned website for flexibility and efficiency The new Eurodyssey website features … [Read more...]
Sardinia becomes the latest region to join the AER
Sardinia has become the latest region to join the AER and Eurodyssey network. Francesco Pigliaru, President of Sardinia, welcomed Mathieu Mori, AER Secretary General and Esther Estany Campos, Eurodyssey President, to the official signing ceremony in Cagliari on Thursday 20 July. Sardinia becomes the 7th Italian region to join the AER and the 4th to join Eurodyssey. The … [Read more...]
Sunny 2018 AER Eurodyssey Forum in Brussels!
On sunny warm days Brussels-Capital Region hosted for the very first time the 2018 Eurodyssey Forum organised by AER, in cooperation with Actiris (Brussels’ regional employment service) and Brussels International. The Forum is a unique opportunity for Eurodyssey correspondents of the member regions to exchange good practices and lessons learnt relating to the operational … [Read more...]
Inspirational Eurodyssey Events within the 2018 Forum!
On 18 and 19 April, AER, together with Brussels International (Brussels-Capital Region) and Actiris (Brussels’ regional employment service) organised a couple of events which preceded the more traditional Eurodyssey Forum aimed at raising awareness about the importance of youth mobility and employment for regional development through the medium of the Eurodyssey programme for … [Read more...]
Look out! Come and discover Eurodyssey at the Brussels Event! (Registrations closed)
AER, together with Actiris (Brussels' regional employment service) and Brussels International, is organising a couple of events aimed at raising awareness about the importance of youth mobility and employment for regional development through the medium of the Eurodyssey programme for traineeship exchanges. Wednesday 18 April / 13:00 - 18:30 (Public event) A first event, … [Read more...]
Eurodyssey in Valencia
Hello Four New Interns! Ayuntamiento de Alzira, offering creative and practical solutions to many of citizen´s demands has been hosting volunteers and interns for several years. As we said goodbye to our two interns from France and Madeira, we recently welcomed four new interns entering via program Eurodyssey. Their projects include European Projects Management, Local … [Read more...]
A Eurodyssey story!
El vecino de Ronaldo (Ronaldo’s neighbour) Hello there! (probably one of my favourite expressions) My name is Fábio, I am a 26-year-old Madeiran young man and currently taking part in the Eurodyssey programme here in IDEA. As to what makes me apply for it, simply by change. As I applied to an EVS (European Voluntary Service) I got to know about Eurodyssey and found it to … [Read more...]