Aware and Active

Aware and Active is a participatory project for the respect of European Values and an open minded society.

The project is a three year partnership of National Agencies of Erasmus+ Youth in Action that aims to promote democratic values and fundamental rights, enhance critical thinking and media literacy and support civic participation and awareness. It especially seeks to involve young people with refugee or migrant background and wishes to give them a voice.

Acitivites and Products of the Partnership:

  • 3 training activities and Idea Labs in each participating country, that will involve over 500 young people in creating their own messages and designing awareness raising acitivies on local and national level.
  • A European Idea Lab that will bring together all national messages and examples of Awareness Raising Activities and create together a European Community.
  • A European Awareness Raising Campaign to raise the voice of the participating young people all over Europe.
  • A DEOR Fair “Aware and Active” that will showcase all the different activites and campaigns at the end of the project

Project Duration:
December 2016 – December 2019

Project Partners:
IZ – Interkulturelles Zentrum (Austria) – leading partner
Archimedes Foundation (Estonia)
OPH – Finnish National Agency for Education (Finland)
ASC – Agence du Service Civique/French National Agency E+ (France)
ANG – Agenzia Nazionale per i Giovani/Italina NA E+ (Youth Chapter) (Italy)
Macedonian NA for European educational programs and mobility (Macedonia)
MOVIT/Slovenian NA E+ YiA (Slovenia)

In addition to these partners the project has Associated Partners that support it:
The National Agencies of Belgium (FL), Croatia, Germany, Lativa, The Netherlands and Slovakia
and POYWE.