Deadline: October 16, 2015

Applications are invited for 6th Training Course for Youth Leaders of the African Diaspora Living in Europe. The training is organised within the framework of the Africa-Europe Youth Co-operation and encouraged by the success and demand of the previous training courses and of the thematic Seminar on the African Youth Diaspora and the Millennium Development Goals.

The sixth Training Course will be organised by the North-South Academy of the Council of Europe in co-operation with the African Diaspora Youth Network in Europe (ADYNE). The Course will be organised in the framework of the 7th African University on Youth and Development, from the 8th to the 15th November 2015.

Cost and Benefits

  • The North-South Academy will do its best to fully cover the international travelcosts of all the participants. Selected participants will receive an invitation to participate from the North-South Academy in which the conditions for travel reimbursement will be outlined.
  • Local transfers from Nairobi International Airport will be organised by the partners of the 7th African University on Youth and Development.
  • Board and lodging will be assured by the organisers for the entire duration of the course (including breakfast, lunch, dinner and two daily coffee-breaks). Participants will be accommodated in double/triple rooms.
  • It is expected that participants/background organisation support the expenses related with local transports in the home country and transit and visa charges.


The participants in this course are trainers of youth organisations and youth groups of African origin living in Europe and/or working/interested to work directly with African Diaspora youth. The course is open for residents of all member-states of the Council of Europe.

Concerning participants and their profile:

  • Should be from African origin or working/interested to work directly with the African diaspora youth community, playing an active role within a youth organisation, network or service at local, national or regional level, and plan to continue this work in the near future;
  • Aged between 18 and 30;
  • Have already some qualification or experience in terms of international youth work and proving training;
  • Be committed to attend the full duration of the course and be supported by a youth organisation or service;
  • Be able to present the context of their work, their way of tackling problems, the challenges they meet and identify;
  • Be able to work and communicate in English.

The selection process will take into consideration organisational, gender and geographical balance.


For more information, visit Training for Young African Diaspora Living in Europe.

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