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The Erasmus Student Network (ESN) has launched the Erasmus Generation in Action (EGiA), a new project co-funded by the European Parliament. EGiA aims to mobilise young Europeans by providing international opportunities and increasing awareness of EU citizenship opportunities and mobility-related citizen's rights. The project will take place in 18 Member States and will include 163 activities, 80 of which will be published at together.eu. With an expected 50 participants per activity, EGiA is set to engage a significant number of young Europeans in discussions about their role as active citizens.

 

ESN aims to attract 5000 new sign-ups at together.eu and reach 2 million people through its outreach activities. The project will train 170 change-makers in capacity-building activities who will go on to organize 163 activities, making a significant impact on active citizenship among European youth. The project will be led by ESN International in cooperation with ESN National Organisations from several European countries, including both EU and non-EU countries. The project is expected to last 19 months until summer 2024. EGiA is a significant step forward in ESN's mission to promote active citizenship among European youth, and we are excited to see the impact it will have.

Resources

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EGiA resources to promote mobility and civic engagement

Discover more about EGiA and the available resources from the project's portal where we gathered Guidelines and Tools on showcasing to vote from abroad, how to organise mobility promotion events, what the results of our focus groups were in terms of young people's awareness of EU opportunities, and more!

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Latest activities

Education & Youth

EiS Camp

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Palencia , ES

The main objective is to bring mobility closer to the people

ESN Spain and 1 other organisation

Project donor: European Parliament

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