YES-Youth Energy Synergy

Dear Friends,


We are sending you below the information about our coming international youth meeting, YES-Youth Energy Synergy, which will take place in Izmir-Turkey on 13-18 March 2003. We will be very happy if you can distribute this information among your member organizations and encourage them to apply latest until the 17th February 2003.


More information and application forms are available at:


Thank you very much in advance for your cooperation.


Warmest Greetings,


Eylem Certel Ergoz.

Project Coordinator.







YES-Youth Energy Synergy will be organized by the British Council, Ankara in cooperation with GSM-Youth Services Centre on 13-18 March 2003 in Izmir, Turkey. YES will gather 75 young people, between 18-25 years old, from Turkey, UK and other EU member and accession countries.


Aim of the event:

* To enable young people to have a better understanding of different cultures and each other’s realities.

* Learn about different perceptions on certain realities that are relevant to all young people around the world.

* Act as multipliers and share their experience with their peers in their own localities.

* Create networks and possible partnerships for future activities and initiatives explore ways of active participation.



In order to reach the aims of the project, there will be different workshops organized on:

a) street animation

b) improvisation theatre

c) sights and sound of our body-let’s improvise

d) follow your dreams

e) storytelling through shadow theatre

f) forum theater

g) music making and DJ’ing

h) photojournalism


Who can apply?

1-– – – – –  young people between the age of 18-25

2-– – – – –  young people who can speak ENGLISH (the language of YES will be English)

3-– – – – –  young people who is motivated and preferably experienced in youth work


Financial Conditions:

– –  All the expenses, like international flight, food and accommodation will be fully covered during the event.

– –  No expenses will be covered before the 13th and/or after the 15th March 2003.

– –  There is NO Participation Fee.

– –  Participants will be responsible for their personal expenses and extras during their stay.


How to Apply:

Please visit:

You can apply by filling out the application form on the web page.


Deadline for the applications: 17th February 2003

Please note that there will be a selection made after the deadline and you will be informed about the result.


For more information and applications