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Local reporters

Send cameras out to local youth reporters in different places around the world, and let them interview other young people about opportunities and challenges of participating in decisions that affect them.

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Collect and share youth participation success stories

Collected throughout the year, but highlighted and shared (with in-depth interviews, commentary, etc.) during the Week. Mobilize young journalists and youth-led media around the world for that.

 

Open questions:

- what format should those stories have?

- who would be the target audience? who are the people we want to inform/convince with those stories?

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Open House

Where young people are being invited in the places where decision are made (e.g. local/national parliaments, community assembly halls, etc.) and are informed on those processes and how to get involved.

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"Each one reach one"

Pair young people with other young people who are not usually involved in youth participation opportunities and invite them to learn about opportunities, challenges, and to act on them. Open questions: - who are the people who are reaching out and how do we identify them and encourage them to do this? - who are the people we're reaching out to and how do we identify them and encourage them to do this? - what would the ...more »

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Project Twinning

Create virtual twinning opportunities for participation projects - giving young people and adults involved in participation a chance to talk online / via video-conference with a similar project in another part of the world.

 

Offered as a one-off opportunity, or the chance to develop a longer-term relationship.

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Decision-makers for a day

Giving young people the chance to be the ones who make decisions for one day, at a specific organization/municipality/government agency/etc., especially if they deal with decisions that affect young people. Provide them with the necessary training to do so beforehand. Document the whole thing.

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Awareness travel

Documenting a journey around the world where the traveler(s) explain to the viewers/readers about youth participation in the places they visit.

 

Open questions:

- who does the traveling?

- where do they travel?

- what kind of interaction do they have with youth and adults in the place they're going to?

- in what format would the reporting be?

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Youth Participation Award

To be given to the best organizations that champion youth participation in their work.

 

Open questions:

- what would the award consist of?

- how do we determine which organization is most worthy of it?

- how do we use this award as an opportunity to collect and showcase success stories of youth participation?

- where and when would the award take place?

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Participation Skill Shares

Creating small open-space events where young people and adults committed to youth participation can get together and share skills, tactics, ideas and issues.

 

Aiming to make sure everyone goes away with new connections (a stronger network) and new skills (better equipped to ensure participation is meaningful and makes change).

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Best ideas from different countries in the same region go for a caravan at the grassroots in all those countries

I suggest that young people from different countries should have a one day event in their country to share their ideas and projects then the best ideas from those countries among the same region should be picked and go to a caravan that will include best ideas from different countries and go round to countries of their region meeting and having dialogue with the youths on the ground in those countries on youth participation ...more »

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Radio/TV Programmes

Radio/TV talk-show, debates and programmmes involving youth dealing with issues on a determined and suitable topic during the Global Youth Participation Week.

These topics could determined in line with the theme of the year's GYPW celebration.

It could also be a program hosted by a youth with panel including youth and decision makers discussing youth policies and national issues.

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Create an infographic about youth participation

Compile data and statistics about youth participation, in order to create a concrete reference document that others can refer to. Share it successively with relevant media, e.g. perhaps through GOOD magazine's Transparency series (http://www.good.is/departments/transparency/).

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