Youth4Regions is the European Commission programme helping journalism students and young journalists to discover what the EU is doing in their region.
If you are a journalism student or a young journalist and you are interested in what EU regional policy is doing in your region, you could have the opportunity to:
• Receive trainings on
journalism and EU regional policy and mentorship from established journalists
from your country;
• Work side by side with renowned journalists during the EU Regions’ Week;
• Visit the EU affairs
media headquarters and EU institutions;
• Take part as a journalist in European Commission press trips to Member States.
The application period runs from 6 April until 13 July, 17:00 CET.
More information on the application criteria and the application form are available here.
Please note that besides EU Member States, the other countries accepted in the programme are: EU candidate countries (Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey), potential candidates (Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Kosovo) and ENI countries (Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine*, Syria and Tunisia, as well as Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine).
The first meeting of the Joint Programming Committee – body responsible for the preparation of the Interreg NEXT (Neighbourhood External) Black Sea Basin Programme 2021-2027 – was held on the 29th of January 2020 in Brussels, Belgium. The eligible participating countries of the new Programme involves ten states from the Black Sea Basin: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, Turkey and Ukraine.
The new generation of projects to be funded under the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020 has been approved by the Joint Monitoring Committee during the meeting held in Odessa, Ukraine, on 17th of September 2019.