The Network of Multipliers of the EC Youth in Action Programme in Ukraine
is glad to announce all-Ukrainian photo-video contest "EVS volunteering"
in the framework of the European Year of Volunteering
Over 100 millions citizens in Europe invest their time, talents and money in order to make a positive contribution for society working in non-governmental organizations, children clubs, hospitals, schools, sport clubs, etc. In 2011 the world celebrates the 10th anniversary of the International Year of Volunteering proclaimed by the United Nations Organization. The official slogan of the European Year of Volunteering 2011 is "Volunteer! Make a difference!"
The main objective of the photo-video contest "EVS volunteering"
is to promote volunteering through presentation of experience of volunteers of European Voluntary Service within the Youth in Action Programme in Ukraine
Youth in Action Programme
is the European Community Programme providing opportunities for international youth cooperation in Europe. Youth in Action programme based on non-formal learning approach and provide opportunities for young Ukrainians in cooperation with their partners from other European countries to participate in international youth exchanges, trainings and international voluntary activities.
European Voluntary Service (EVS)
supports participation of young people in non-profit, non-pied activities promoting solidarity and tolerance among youth, promote active citizenship and mutual understanding among youth. Caring voluntary work young people develop new competences, gain intercultural experiences. For details about EVS please visit https://yia.org.ua
The partners of the contest are SALTO Eastern Europe and Caucasus Resource Centre
and Delegation of the European Union in Ukraine
Volunteers from Ukraine and volunteers from other European countries who made EVS in Ukraine as well as Sending and Hosting organizations from Ukraine ready to share their experience and publish their photos and/or videos made during EVS projects and demonstrating voluntary activities are invited to take part in the contest.
The photos and videos will be published on Ukrainian web-site about Youth in Action
and available for public voting. The winners of the contest will be defined by juries taking into consideration the results of e-voting in December 2011.
The winners will be awarded with prizes provided by SALTO EECA RC and Delegation of the EU in Ukraine.
Terms and conditions of the contest
• Young people (citizens of Ukraine and other European Countries) who participated or are part of an EVS project in Ukraine or YiA Programme countries.
• Ukrainian organizations implementing or had implemented an EVS project.
Content of photo and video should reflect the general objectives of the Youth in Action Programme:
• European Citizenship;
• Youth participation;
• Cultural diversity;
• Inclusion of young people with fewer opportunities
Each participant can provide from 1 to 5 works for the contest.
Technical requirements for photo pictures:
JPG format with resolution 300 dpi for color picture and 600 dpi for black and white picture (file size cannot exceed 2 Mb). The photographs should be sent via e-mail together with the questionnaire for participants on no later than December 12, 2011р. in the following format:
а) theme of the letter: «Konkurs_EVS»
б) all files should be numbered and named in the following format: questionnaire for participants - Surname of participant (i.e ostapenko.doc); pictures – konkurs_EVS_surname_number (for example, konkurs_EVS_ostapenko_1.jpg, konkurs_EVS_ostapenko_2.jpg).
Technical requirements for videos:
ВVideos should be uploaded on http://www.youtube.com with text description and duration no longer than 15 minutes. Questionnaire for participant with the hyperlink on video should be sent on no later than December 12, 2011р. in the following format:
а) theme of the letter: «Konkurs_EVS»
б) questionnaire for participants - Surname of participant (i.e ostapenko.doc).
The deadline is December 12, 2011р.
Detailed information and questionnaire for participants are available on
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Contact persons – Multipliers of Youth in Action Programme in Ukraine:
Oksana Bondar, Vinnitsa regional centre "Creative", firstname.lastname@example.org
Andriy Donets, Donetsk Youth Debate Centre, email@example.com
Olena Yaremko, Academy of Ukrainian Youth, Lviv, firstname.lastname@example.org
Anna Desyatova, Centre of European Initiatives, Sumy email@example.com