The AER Most Youth Friendly European Region Award, honour each two years a region for an innovative initiative which greatly succeeds in highlighting the importance of youth policies at the regional level.
Above all, MYFER wants to promote the principles of tolerance and equal opportunities for youth in all societies. Moreover, the award means to raise awareness on youth inclusion in policy implementation and decision making.
Who can apply?
MYFER gathers any region belonging to a country member of the Council of Europe. All initiatives are accepted would they be a project, a program or a policy. Any theme can be targeted: education, employment, mobility, environment, inclusion of disadvantaged minorities, or anything else that contributes to improve the situation of youth in the region.
Rules and Criteria
Each region will be thoroughly evaluated by a Jury of experts in youth following specific criteria and rules, that you will find in documents and information. There will be a winner and a special prize winner that will awarded during a special ceremony !
Find out more about the 2017 MYFER award ceremony and winners here.
We are thrilled to invite all European regions to apply to the award!
Documents and information
|2017 MYFER award – Rules of the competition|
|2017 MYFER award – Evaluation Criteria|
|2017 MYFER award – FAQs|
Email: eirfiv(at)nfk.no / j.pacevicius(at)aer.eu
Phone: +33 6 24 29 19 37
|Youth friendlier regions|
|Youth participation in democratic life|
Lower Silesia (PL)
|Social inclusion of youth with disabilities|
|2009||Sommerset (UK)||Creativity and innovation – Youth entrepreneurship|
|2007||Vrancea (RO)||Equal opportunities and multicultural dialogue|
Norbotten (SE), Vestfold (NO)
|European Citizenship through Education|
Timis (RO), Thuringen (DE)
|Open to all youth initiatives|