The Youth Delegation is a group of young people from 24 countries around the world, carefully selected by the Youth Department out of 420 applicants, to be actively participating in the activities of "12 Months, 1 question" online Campaign and particularly in the High Level Event on the 29th of June.
The Youth Delegation is prepared and accompanied by a team of 4 trainers from the Trainer's Pool of the Youth Department to connect with the themes of the WFD Campaign and to actively participate in the online activities.
France / Romania
Bogdan served in international organisations such as the Asia-Europe Foundation and the Coordinating Committee for International Voluntary Service, and focused on developing and implementing international projects, on designing and delivering training courses and on applying participatory processes in international meetings. These experiences enabled him to develop a passion for designing and facilitating learning processes as well as accompanying learners and providing them with on-going support and coaching.
As a trainer in Non Formal Education and in specific Human Rights Education, I am interested in the connection between Human Rights, Environment and Democracy. I train activists in the field of youth participation, intercultural learning, as well as personal and organisational development. The topics of the WFD interest and touch me as human being, as educator, as coach and activist, who wants to make a change in our society and on our planet!
Sabine has been Secretary General of Rural Youth Europe, where she led a lot of sustainability, rural development and environmental projects. She has been training for the Council of Europe Youth Department since 2005 in different functions and roles. She mostly works as a freelance trainer, psychosocial coach, author of training materials and educationalist in various settings and fields.
Having mingled between roles of youth worker, human rights activist/campaigner, educator, policy advisor and development mentor, Camelia seeks to build bridges between different fields and actors for a common good and wellbeing. She has been involved with the World Forum for Democracy since 2014 and offers expertise to organisations interested to connect policy, campaigning and knowledge related to climate change issues, among others. Camelia is one of the initiators of the project we know today as No Hate Speech Movement whilst she has served as Youth Policy Advisor in the Council of Europe’s Youth Department and has led an anti-racism European network called UNITED for Intercultural Action. Has contributed to non-formal education manuals as well as other publications related to learning methodologies and is serving today individuals and organisations with learning and knowledge management support.
Ron is a polymorphous worker and transdisciplinary activist working at the intersection of human rights, technology, semiotics of new media, and critical theory. Currently, he coordinates a Master programme on "ICT for Development and Social Good" with University of Turin and Ong 2.0. Ron served as the board member of the European Alternative's "School for Transnational Activism". He also serves as an external expert for the Council of Europe's Anti-Discrimination Department, supporting their work in the field of Artificial Intelligence and Human rights-based Narratives to combat hate speech online. In the past, Ron has co- founded a youth-led citizen science movement "Science for Change Kosovo" and UNICEF's first-ever Innovations Lab in Kosovo. He authored numerous books, educational manuals and other publications.