Democracy and participation, Social inclusion

Kolping Youth for a common Europe


Who is behind this?

Patrycja Kwapik

Kolpingjugend Europa e.V. (Kolping Youth Europe)


Who is joining forces?

Magyar Kolping Szövetség (Kolping Hungary)


Organizația Centrală a Familiilor Kolping România (Kolping Romania)


Katoličko društvo djetića (Kolping Croatia)


The Kolping Youth Europe bring togehter the youngsters from 20 countries in Europe and we would like to involve them to our common project. Partners responsible for management: DE,RO,HU,HR.

Idea Sketch


Idea pitch

The Kolping Youth Europe will invite young persons from 20 countries in Europe to develop local activities-debates, workshops and flash mobs connected with the European values and identity. Local groups of youngsters will promote EU values in local society and include the citizens to the voluntery activities. The idea will be coordinate by board members of KYE. At the end of the project is planned a flash mob in Cologne with youth leaders from all participated countries.

Where will your idea take place?


Why does Europe need your idea?

The young people active in Kolping (KYE) are working as a youth leaders with local groups of youngsters in small places. The leaders are trained during intern. activities how to provide seminars, workshops, debates and educational games for youngsters and can promote European values across Europe.

What is your impact?

The youngsters who participated in local activities will be more tolerant and open for people from another countries, more active and engaged in local field and will establish contact with young people from another countries to build a network and share the ideas across the Europe.

How do you get there?

1. We would like to bring young leaders from 20 countries together for a common training about European Values
2. Youth leaders will share the knowledge and Experiences during the local activities with youngsters / local groups of young people - they will organise workshops, seminars, educational games and flash mobs. Results: online platform
3. The most active youngsters will be invited to take part in international Meeting in Cologne connected with teh flash mob in the city center.

What is your story?

Today in many European countries the citizens are more nationalistic and don't believe in common, peaceful and safe Europe. Don't believe that they can influence and change their life.
We would like to work with young people on local level to become enthusiastic with Europe!

Who are you doing it for?

Target group: National Kolping societies in 20 countries in Europe, where the youth leaders working with young people in small, local groups. Activities are dedicated to Members of the orgtanisation and all interested youth people in age (14-35).

What do you need from the Advocate Europe community?

We would like to receive comments, the feedback is important for our future work. Our team evaluate and summarise all organised activities and every feedback will help us to work better.


Idea created on Jan. 19, 2018
Last edit on Jan. 19, 2018

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