News & Practices
Here you can read articles and blog posts in English and French on the topic of youth participation in decision-making and local democracy. You will also find calls for educational activities and events. And you can read the personal experiences and descriptions of practices that have been submitted by users. You can also submit your own practice by clicking here.
Training Course – Municipalities4Democracy – Local youth policy and youth voice
How to efficiently involve young people in local municipal DECISION-MAKING and local democracy. If you want the young people in your municipality to be actively engaged and involved, you need to involve them in the decision-making and development of youth policies. Municipalities and regional public authorities should therefore commit to address the needs and interests […]
Study Visit – How are municipalities involving youth in their decision making?
15-18 October 2023 | Agder, Norway In this short study visit, you will meet local youth and municipal staff to learn about, but also share experiences how municipalities involve young people in decision-making processes. WHO Are you working in a municipality and interested in how other municipalities in Europe work to improve young people’s participation […]
Youth 4 Democracy Training Course
Democracy Reloading organises training course for young persons who want to make a change in the local community. The purpose of the training course is to get know on how young people can have more impact on the immediate living environment and make their voice heard. What can you expect from the training? To meet […]
Join the European Youth Capital (EYC) 2026 Focus Group
The European Youth Forum is looking for five young people who will form the EYC 2026 Focus Group. Participants’ valuable expertise will help the jury analyse the five short-listed candidate cities’ applications – Izmir, Málaga, Sarajevo, Tromsø, Vila do Conde. With the help of an expert, the focus group will dive deeper into the specific […]
Europe Goes Local: Project Labs in autumn
DEADLINE SOON! By clicking the links below you can read the details of the call for participants of two very inspiring project labs.
Study visit: Youth participation in Finnish municipalities
The Finish Erasmus+ Youth agency is organising a study visit on 12-16 December in the magnificent winter Helsinki, Finland.
Study Visit in Slovakia: Sustainable local youth work
The Slovakian Erasmus+ Youth agency, IUVENTA is organising a study visit for local municipal practitioners on 9-12 November 2022 in Trenčianske Teplice.
Toolkit Webinars Autumn 2022
The Democracy Reloading Partnership is organising three webinars in the autumn of this year, 2022. One in the end of September, one in the end of October and in the end of November.
Municipalities4Democracy – A youth participation training for municipalities
If you want young people in your municipality to be actively engaged you need to involve them in decision making and the development of youth policies. Do you want to improve your competences in this regard? If you, this training course is for YOU!
Democracy Reloading Webinars May-June
The Webinars will present the Democracy Reloading online Toolkit (a learning tool) for municipality staff. You will exchange experience in managing youth participation in democratic decision-making and learn using the online Toolkit.
Municipalities4Democracy – Call for particpants
The training course will support municipality staff in designing, developing and implementing youth participation in decision making and improving local democracy through the use of the Democracy Reloading online Toolkit. This training course is designed especially for municipality officers.
Toolkit Webinars 2021
The next Webinar will take place on the 17th June 2021. at 15.30 CET The Webinar will support municipality staff in designing, developing and implementing youth participation in decision making and improving local democracy through the use of the Democracy Reloading online Toolkit. It is designed for municipality officers and youth workers working in close […]