Training course about young refugees in Budapest, Hungary (Fully Funded)

Excellent opportunity to attend a one-week training course about young Refugees and young Leaders and how to design and implement projects to promote human rights and social inclusion for young refugees. This course will be organised for 35 participants at the European Youth Center in Budapest, Hungary with full funding from the Council of Europe.

About the training 

The course will strengthen the conceptual understanding of human rights and explore the role of CM/Rec (2019)4 in youth advocacy projects. Furthermore, the course will enhance competence of participants in design and implementation targeted advocacy strategies in their own organisational and institutional context.

About Budapest

Budapest is the capital and largest city of Hungary and is the ninth largest city in the European Union. The city is inhabited by about 1.7 million people and is considered the political, economic and industrial centre of the country.

Budapest stretches on the Danube River, and is famous for its thermal springs, some of which have been used for medicinal purposes since ancient times. Budapest has a lot to do, as it is a lively tourist city. Budapsen has many tourist attractions, such as magnificent architecture, ancient and beautiful churches, street parties, tourist attractions, and various natural and recreational places. The experience of traveling for a tourist holiday in Budapest is an unforgettable experience.


- To develop a shared understanding of advocacy and motivate participants to apply it in their own organisational context institutional environment.

- To develop competence to design and implement advocacy strategies or projects notably in the areas of the CM/Rec(2019)4.

- To empower the participants by equipping them with the existing tools, instruments and practices.

- To support the participants to develop an advocacy action to be implemented in collaboration with the sending organisation and/or the relevant stakeholders.

- Strengthening networking and the cooperation between the participants and with other existing networks.


The training course will be open for:

  • Young refugees
  • Youth and community leaders
  • Youth workers (paid or volunteers)
  • Social workers and other professionals working with reception and hosting centres or other institutions dealing directly with young refugees
  • Volunteers with refugee-founded NGOs
  • Other associated professionals having access to the wider community of young refugees and motivated to be engaged in youth work.
- Your age between 18 - 35 years old ( exceptions are possible )

- Be able to work in English.

Be motivated to advocate for the rights of young refugees.

Be fully available for the duration of the training course.

Be supported by an organisation, institution or network active with, or advocating for, the rights of young refugees.

To be committed to implementing advocacy actions.

Finance and Benefits

- Travel expenses and visa fees for the training in Budapest are reimbursed according to the rules of the Council of Europe. 

Board and lodging for the residential training will be provided and paid for by the Council of Europe at the European Youth Centre Budapest.

The European Youth Centres are accessible to people with disabilities and can take measures to accommodate for any specific needs of participants in this respect.


Deadline: The application form must be submitted online by 13:00 PM (CET), Friday, 25 April 2022

SelectionCandidates will be informed whether their application has been accepted or rejected and if they have been put on the waiting list by 30 April 2022. 

Arrival: 13th of June 2022

Departure: 18th of June 2022

How to Apply?

to apply fill in the application form in English from here

For more info check the info-pack from here

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