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Call for participants:  8th Arab-European Youth Forum - Youth and Intercultural Dialogue in times of Artificial Intelligence

 In cooperation with the Ministry of Youth and Sport of Egypt, the 2024 Arab-European Youth Forum is organised with a view to reset and re-launch the cooperation between young people and youth movements affiliated to the two organisations.
The forum will be a unique space and moment for dialogue and exchange in a social-political context marked by polycrisis that impact heavily on young people and the context for dialogue that include armed conflicts, persisting grave human rights violations, climate crisis and environmental degradation and the threats and opportunities of Artificial Intelligence.

 Aim and objectives

The forum aims at promoting dialogue and cooperation among young people and organisations cooperating with the Council of Europe and the League of Arab States by sharing expectations for intercultural dialogue and cooperation and exchanging on the impact of Artificial Intelligence on young people within the broader Arab and European contexts.

Objectives of the 8th Euro-Arab Youth Forum:

  • To relaunch Euro-Arab co-operation and dialogue in the field of youth;
  • To discuss the conditions and needs for intercultural dialogue among young people;
  • To explore the role of history and ancient civilisations in shaping today’s understanding of cultural diversity and peaceful coexistence;
  • To develop a common understanding of the potential benefits and risks that Artificial Intelligence represents for young people and intercultural dialogue in the two regions;
  • To enhance mutual understanding about the priorities and working methods of the youth policy sectors of the League of Arab States and the Council of Europe;
  • To support young people in engaging with future dialogue activities support the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.


The forum will bring together some 80 youth leaders, activists and other stakeholders active on Euro-Arab cooperation in the youth field. 

The participants recruited through this call must be:

  • Resident in a member state of the Council of Europe or state signatory of the European Cultural Convention
  • Aged between 18 to 30 years;
  • Able to work in English (knowledge of Arabic will be an asset);
  •  Involved in a youth organisation or youth work project connected to Euro-Arab youth cooperation, intercultural dialogue or literacy on Artificial Intelligence;
  • Able to share their experiences and ideas and be motivated to take full part in forum actively and contribute to its success and follow-up.

 Presentation of the Forum and call for applications

 14-19 October 2024

  Youth City, Luxor, Egypt

 Apply on-line

 Deadline for applications:  24 July 2024, 23:59 CET

27 June 2024
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