Youth in 21st Century: Debating and Producing Media Workshop 2012 in Latvia

The International Debate Education Association and The Soros Foundation Latvia announces an open call for applications to select youth from Baltics to participate in Youth in 21st Century: Debating and Producing Media Workshop 2012.
General infromation

The media play an important role in shaping the ideas of youth worldwide. The media can validate or ignore social or political issues in a society, cover some issues at the expense of others, and shape perceptions about particular groups or individuals.

The International Debate Education Association (IDEA) organizes a series of two-week workshops that combine debate, discussion, and analysis of the media’s role in society with hands-on training in how to create professional and insightful media projects.

The first workshop was in 2010 and since then workshops were held in Southeast Asia, South Asia, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, and Sub-Sahara Africa.

The Youth in 21st Century: Debating and Producing Media Workshop 2012:

Location: Sigulda, Latvia (youth hotel "Kaba")

Event Date: August 13 - 26, 2012

Fee: This event is free. Bus travel, accommodation and meals are provided for participants for the entire event period (August 13-26, 2012).

Application Deadline: July 1, 2012

The total of 40 applicants will be selected to participant in this camp.

1. Applicants must be currently residing in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia.
2. Applicants must be between 18-29 years old

Application procedure

1. Download application form at this website or request one at
2. The application must be accompanied by applicant’s Curriculum Vitae (CV). CV template can be downloaded at the website.
3. Submit the completed application form and CV to with the subject "youth media application."

Important dates

Application deadline: July 1, 22, 2012
Announce selection results: July 15, 2012
Contact us

If you have any questions, please contact us at

Informāciju sagatavoja:
Sorosa fonds – Latvija

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