Foral Youth Institute (IFJ)


The Foral Youth Institute defines the lines of action that allow the autonomous development and management of actions aimed at young people from Alava.

In this way, its work is structured through a set of actions with diverse content: promotion of youth associations and volunteering, financial aid for educational programs in leisure time, support for local entities to carry out this type of activities in their localities and youth facilities.

They also organize their own leisure programs, mainly in the summer, aimed at girls and young people. During the course, programs expressly aimed at schoolchildren are carried out, which are included in four large programs: Social Articulation, Training and Dissemination, Residences and Central Services.

Diktyo Ellinikon Poleon Gia Tin Anaptyxi (DEPAN)



“D.E.P.AN. – City NETWORK” was established in June 2015 as a “HELLENIC DEVELOPMENT CITY NETWORK”, a non-profit company, on the initiative of twenty-three local government organizations from Greece which financed the network in the first year of its operation.

D.E.P.AN. includes a number of local actors from across Europe who are joining forces to develop and manage public services and infrastructure more effectively and respond in the best possible way to the needs of citizens by providing better quality services and enhancing local development.

Mission: D.E.P.AN. applies the Quad Helix Model to create a network that will facilitate cooperation and has complementary action with local authorities, government, academic institutions, private sector and civil society to promote entrepreneurship and quality services to citizens.

Vision: D.E.P.AN.:

• brings together actors in each field to share their experiences, learn from each other and work together.

• promotes wider awareness and understanding of the need for Sustainable Development across Europe.

• brings together Knowledge through benchmarking and supports the development and dissemination of good practices and policies.

• is working to develop knowledge and experience on accessibility issues in the European Development Area.

• provides a platform for those who support the need for sustainable development, as well as a represent a voice to European and national institutions and organizations whose actions have a direct impact on urban development.

• provides project management and mobilization of the necessary resources to rationalize the services offered locally.

• is working to achieve economies of scale that provide better quality services at the lowest cost possible.

• identifies and addresses specific needs which arise from distinct cases and from local or regional context.

Sdruzhenie Walk Together


Association WalkTogether (WT) is created to serves as a learning organization that gathers trainers, youth and adult learner, social workers, youth policy makers, experts, and volunteers with different levels of competences to actively be involved in the creation of civic activities with European dimension and with benefits for their local community. The focus of WT is:

At local level:

• To promote equal educational and labour opportunities for all, particular attention is given to hard-to-reach groups;

• Balanced integration of different ethnic groups by transnational projects and activities taking into account the multilingual character;

• Promotes the intercultural dialogue, exchange of knowledge and European awareness through the active participation of youngsters;

• Empower youth and youth structures through the development of initiatives to support personal, social and cultural development, with a focus on civic education, promotion of youth participation, intercultural learning and a community-centred approach through non-formal education methodologies.

• Recognition of non-formal education and learning by the society and the state;

At international level:

• Promoting lifelong learning as a tool to adapt to the constant changes and to achieve personal and professional growth;

• Involving youth in international educational, scientific, cultural exchange programs;

• Promoting intercultural dialogue through different initiatives and Programmes (Erasmus +, Europe for citizens, Creative Europe, etc.).

• Initiatives that develop opportunities for mutual understanding, intercultural learning solidarity, societal engagement and volunteering;

• Supporting projects promoted by transnational partnerships and networks directly involving citizens and addressing their needs to improve skills needed for the labour market.

Arbeitskreis Ostviertel E.V.


The Citizen Centre Bennohaus, Arbeitskreis Ostviertel Association (AKO) is a socio-cultural, cultural and educational, media pedagogical, multidisciplinary and cross-generational, open meeting place and a district community centre. It is a home for teaching media literacy and the qualification of citizens with skills of all kind. With its offers it appeals to citizens of all ages, beliefs and social classes, especially children, youths, seniors and immigrants, and inter alia concentrates on media work and education. Since over 10 years, the AKO (together with the European Youth4Media Network Association that is also located in the Bennohaus) has a lot of experience in (cross-)media education, conveying ICT skills and international youth projects (small and large scale).

This association is legally and economically accountable for the citizen centre. The AKO is recognized in child and youth welfare in accordance with §75 KJHG (the German Child and Youth Welfare Act).

The Bennohaus possesses long – time experiences in European project work considering the fields of ICT- and media competence intercession. The new technologies (internet, video, audio) are implanted within youths as tools for intercultural and political education. Our youth-encounter activities are characterized by the involvement of young people in a democratic civil society, facilitating the transparency of democracy on a European level.

The Bennohaus boosts the co-determination, participation, communication and media competences, especially of youths. The education of trainers / young multipliers and the exchange of youth workers plus the realization of innovative media pedagogical concepts are just some of the other key activities. Lobby work and the creation of structures for youth work and the broadcasting of youth media products via TV channels and web-TV on a EU level are also important issues.



Media Creativa is the result of over 20 years of experience, challenges and lessons learned from an interdisciplinary group of professionals who share a common passion: educational innovation.

MC works to bring value to learning spaces, researching, designing and developing a different training offer, inspired by innovative methodologies and pedagogical approaches such as storytelling (including digital storytelling), problem-based training, gamification, game-based learning, etc. With the focus on seizing the full potential offered by new technologies, the design of innovative pedagogical approaches is applied to formal, non-formal and informal settings.

Vienna Association of Education Volunteers


Vienna Association of Education Volunteers (VAEV) is a non-governmental organization, based in Vienna, Austria, formed by a community of passionate advocates HomePartners Explorarcommitted to developing sustainable solutions to improve education and learning processes by conducting research, participating in projects and promoting innovation. Through continuous interaction of cross border collaboration, VAEV develops and delivers programmes in the form of community based activities to empower people, advocate for policy change and advance and strengthen access to quality education and learning opportunities for the most vulnerable groups. Our members are change makers that strive to create lasting solutions that improve education and learning by promoting collaborative partnerships to share their expertise, insight, resources and best practices, undertake a number of activities and projects that contribute to the development of inclusive, equitable and quality education, and stimulate lifelong learning opportunities, specially for youth, seniors, people with disabilities, minority groups, refugees, migrants, and those living in areas of high social deprivation. These mutual- learning activities involve a wide range of issues and vary from different physical and digital activities, group work, volunteering opportunities, as well as capacity building activities related to diverse areas of education, employability skills and personal development that build a foundation for the future and bridge the gender and generational gaps. Our main goal is to promote and facilitate the exchange of ideas and create environments that enable open discussions and stimulate new thinking, as well as to improve physical, mental health and the general well-being of different social groups by building confidence and self-esteem. Our focus is directed to assist in self-development and personal responsibility with the aim of increasing employability/ educational opportunities by engaging in structured, positive activities.