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Fund for Youth Employment: What to know

Fund for Youth Employment: What to know 1200 219 Gedas Kondrackis

Every 2 years EEA and Norway Grants are calling for projects for Fund for Youth Employment. In 2021 it went under the slogan ‘Unlocking Youth Potential’. Our association has been coordinating a project from this Fund since 2018. For those interested, we provide a link to it at the bottom of this post. This has…

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Your Network is your Net Worth: 3 tools to get the most out of Active Youth

Your Network is your Net Worth: 3 tools to get the most out of Active Youth 640 427 Sophia Raineri

We are Active Youth – a Lithuanian for-purpose organization aiming to create social, cultural, and educational impact for groups and communities in need through national and international projects, events,  youth mobilities, and training. Thanks to our constant international work, we have built a strong network of worldwide stakeholders, which we cherish with pride. We believe…

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From Taboo to Public Discussion: Rethinking Mental Health

From Taboo to Public Discussion: Rethinking Mental Health 640 417 Sophia Raineri

Like every year, October 10th marks the day when the world celebrates mental health, stressing the importance of raising awareness about mental health and well-being issues, and sharing beautiful motivational quotes to support those who struggle. Today, like every year, we find ourselves stuck in front of a social stigma that seems to be on…

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Top 6 NGOs in Lithuania

Top 6 NGOs in Lithuania 626 417 AY Institute

This post about NGOs in Lithuania was last updated in Dec 2023. This post is for those, who are either: 1) looking for a partner NGO; or 2) are willing to join an NGOs in Lithuania as staff/volunteers. First, what is an NGO? NGO in short is a non-governmental organization. It usually doesn’t seek profit…

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Erasmus project writing tips

Erasmus Project Writing: Ten Game Changer Tips

Erasmus Project Writing: Ten Game Changer Tips 1400 1087 Gedas Kondrackis

Key things about Erasmus project writing Completing an Erasmus+ or any other project call application might seem a daunting task. Yet, no worries, you are not the only one. Every single project is started with a bit of anxiety. That’s why preparation is needed. Below we give the main things to know while Erasmus project…

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Erasmus capacity building snapshot

Erasmus Capacity Building 2021-2027 – Everything You Need To Know

Erasmus Capacity Building 2021-2027 – Everything You Need To Know 1654 1181 AY Institute

Erasmus Capacity Building projects are for organisations that wish to increase their capacity to work and cooperate globally. It’s one of the few Erasmus+ actions that target Partner countries (e.g. countries outside of EU / EEA). Read on and you will get to know all about applying to Erasmus Capacity Building in the field of…

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Erasmus+ Europe Exchange – 8 Top Facebook Groups to Find It

Erasmus+ Europe Exchange – 8 Top Facebook Groups to Find It 1250 900 AY Institute

8 Top Facebook Groups for Europe Exchange – Erasmus+ Are you looking for a life changing opportunity to experience amazing things abroad through Europe exchange? Have you ever heard about Erasmus+ projects? Wait, don’t worry about being graduated already or don’t hesitate if you’ve never been abroad before. You can still be chosen as a…

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Erasmus Resolutions for New Year

Erasmus Resolutions for New Year 1900 950 AY Institute

Erasmus resolutions for 2021 2020 has been a hell of a ride. And, it’s a fact, that most of the New Year (NY) resolutions we’ve made went up in smoke (or down the drain). However, this will not stop us from making brand new Erasmus resolutions for 2021. We present to you 14 Erasmus resolutions…

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Young Lithuanians & Latvians engage the refugee community in the Baltics

Young Lithuanians & Latvians engage the refugee community in the Baltics 1900 1269 AY Institute

Since August 2015, more than one million refugees have entered the European Union (EU). Thousands of them entered to Europe through Italy or Greece hoping to settle and build a new life after experiencing conflicts & violence in Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq. Therefore, many asylum seekers were transferred to other EU member countries. In order to…

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Erasmus+ Youth Exchange: Gross National Happiness

Erasmus+ Youth Exchange: Gross National Happiness 1500 912 AY Institute

Erasmus+ youth exchange “Gross National Happiness” (acronym GNH) took place in Kaunas, Lithuania on 7-13 May of 2016. The project was aiming to promote alternative view to success measurement in personal life, education and society and governance. Our belief was that by paying more attention to happiness and quality of living, we could achieve much…

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