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Linking sustainable practices throughout Europe

MIJARC (International Movement of Catholic Agricultural and Rural Youth)

Rural topic(s): Rural youth

City: Brussels

Country: Belgium

Web site: https://mijarceurope.net

MIJARC Europe is a non-governmental organisation for rural youth, by rural youth. They promote sustainable agricultural, rural and international development, European citizenship, youth policies, gender equality, environmental protection, interculturality and human rights. Considering the Christian values, they strive to implement and raise awareness about these issues and goals by facilitating inter-cultural exchanges, camps, seminars and non-formal learning opportunities in a sustainable and culturally sensitive manner. Employing their methodology of ‘see-judge-act’, they encourage the participation of young people to build the Europe of tomorrow.

Scale of intervention : European

Keywords: rural youth, youth empowerment, sustainable agriculture, citizen participation, protection of the environment

Places: Europe

Actors: young person, network, platform, forum, association

Methods: training/capacity-building, workshop, field trip, meeting, seminar and conference organisation, advocacy, (youth) camps, non formal learning