Academy for Political and Electoral Education: Youth and Elections 2021

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, the National Youth Congress and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Albanien in partnership with Euronews Albania are organizing the Academy of Political and Electoral Education, in the framework of the initiative "Youth and Elections 2021". FES invites all young people to apply to become part of the platform.

Find all the necessary information below:

In the framework of the initiative "Youth and Elections 2021”, is opened the call for the selection of 12 active young people in debates and communities. These young people will attend the academy of political and electoral education and then will participate in TV debate episodes on EuroNews Albania in front of the candidates for member of parliament for the April 25th elections.

For this very reason, if you are an energetic and motivated youngster, you have at your core the basic democratic values, ideas and beliefs that make a just society, including democratic decision-making, freedom of speech, social justice, equality and among others integrity, then this is the right platform for you.

With your participation you will benefit:

- Directly impacting the thought, activity and potentially the policies that the candidates might follow and implement if they were to be elected;

- Valuable knowledge to make you an individual that contributes to society;

- In-depth skills of critical thinking, communication, debate, implementation of your ideas, etc .;

To participate and join me this opportunity, you must be:

- A young person between the ages of 21 and 29;

- Have debate experience;

- Have minimally graduated secondary education;

- A young individual with proven experience in community activism, youth movements, civil society organizations, youth forums of political parties, student councils or activism within schools or national and international mobility;

If YES then NOW is the time to apply!

Please fill in the form attached to the following link and send a video where you introduce yourself and describe what motivates you to apply, including other information such as education, work and experience in activism and debate in 1-3 minutes at

Explanation: The call will be open for 7 days, immediately after the gathering of the selection committee and the evaluation process, you will be notified on the results.

Prior to the televised debate sessions, the academy of political education will be held during the last two weekends of February, where the participation of the selected youngsters is mandatory.

- February 16 at midnight -> closing the application

- 19-20-21 & 26-27-28 February -> dates of the academy of political education

- March-April -> 6 Episodes of TV debates


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