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Christian Herrmann

Youth BarCamp: International youth work needs visibility and recognition

Young people who participated in international projects financed by the Federal Government's Child and Youth Plan innovation fund and provided media coverage of these projects came together for a BarCamp in Berlin to take stock. They call for greater recognition in politics and society and a more positive image for young people. [read more]

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Christian Herrmann

#WeAct - J7 returns to Berlin

The young participants of the J7 Summit in 2015, the youth counterpart of the G7 Summit, returned to Berlin one year later to discuss their recent achievements, prepare their next projects and draw up plans for the future. Dr Ralf Kleindiek, State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth, joined the J7 delegates from the G7 states, the EU and Africa who had travelled to Berlin with their backpacks full of ideas and experiences. [read more]

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Cathrin Piesche

Headline theme of the latest IJAB journal: Shifting perspectives

International youth work has much to do with moving away from familiar perspectives and opening up to alternative opinions and attitudes. Against the backdrop of current political developments, the articles following our headline theme explore how shifting one's perspectives can impact positively on our increasingly diverse society. [read more]

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Ulrike Werner

International Symposium seeks to develop an Inclusion Strategy for International Youth Work

How can international youth work (IYW) activities and learning mobility be made accessible for all young people, including those with disabilities? The IJAB project VISION:INKLUSION seeks to answer that question and invites to an international symposium from 21-22 September 2016 in Mainz, Germany. [read more]

KGI-Netzwerktreffen, Köln 2016
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Christian Herrmann

Kommune goes International: Strengthening networks on the ground

Strong networks between local partners are vital for establishing international youth work at the local level, where a variety of organisational cultures and objectives coexist. Dealing with this constructively, widening networks and improving network quality were all on the agenda of the annual Kommune goes International conference in Cologne. [read more]

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Christian Herrmann

Celebrating international youth work anniversaries

25th anniversary of the German-Polish Youth Office, 10th anniversary of the German-Russian coordination for youth exchanges – plenty to celebrate for Berlin, Moscow and Warsaw. IJAB congratulates its long-standing partners, the German-Polish Youth Office (DPJW) and the Foundation for German-Russian Youth Exchange, on their achievements and wishes them all the best for an equally successful future. [read more]

Frank Beckmann

Information, research, networking: A new look for the child and youth welfare community portal

Fachkräfteportal, the information, communication and networking resource, has been given a facelift just in time for its tenth anniversary. With a new, user-friendlier design and improved structure, the portal now offers an even better overview of current issues and developments in the field. The project entered funding period number three back in early 2015 and a new team came on board the following summer. [read more]

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