‘That is Europe that we dream of! The project aims to understand how Europeans think of the future of Europe, amidst hope & fear
MasterPeace proudly kicked-off the first team meeting of ‘My Future is Now’ with the partners, Youth Power-Bosnia and Herzegovina, Youth Power- Germany, MasterPeace Romania, Peace Action Community Estonia PACE -Estonia, Act for Society Centre – Albania, Autres Directiones, -the Netherlands and OBI4WAN- The Netherlands.
The project aims to ‘foster European citizenship and to improve conditions for civic and democratic participation at Union level’
A goal that these partner organizations have been working on in the past few years, however ‘My Future is Now’ focus on ‘encourage democratic and civic participation of youngsters with lower education, who till now did not join any voting and community work and could be regarded as ‘Eurosceptics’
The Program provide a chance to debating the future of Europe and challenging Euroscepticism
through the motto: Engage, Connect and Empower,
The project work to engage 915 direct (ages 30-65) and 600 indirectly involved youngsters.
Through Three thematic dimensions (common tread in all 3 streams):
1- Jobs and livelihood: what’s in it for me, brain drain or stay and build a future, digital transition
2- Migration & Integration: mobility, respect, inclusivity and human rights
3- Democratic processes: voting as right, freedom of speech, digitalization, fake news, social media, and privacy
STREAM 1 – My Voice Matters
1- Training tools development of the toolkit toolkit training:
– All partners will engage the target group + initiate an extra 5 local events with at
least 20 participants.
3 thematic dimensions introduced in an immersive short movie, where participants will be encouraged to form an opinion on the themes (i.e. ‘does this exceed your limits’. All themes feature a reality check: how is the situation now in the EU?)
Participants will choose one topic to create a poster that visualizes their idea for