MEET Debate Training Budapest

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Learn how to debate for the future of Europe!

20th to the 22nd of October in Budapest, Hungary

What will you learn about?

JEF Europe will be delivering a series of training sessions on new ways of debating the future of Europe supported by the European Commission.

These training activities are carried out in the context of the MEET project which also sees the partnership and participation of the European Youth Forum, AGE Platform Europe and The Assembly of European Regions (AER), among other partners.

General learning goals

  • Understand how to include Diversity, Equality and Inclusion throughout the project 
  • Make connections with one another to share experiences and good practices for debating 
  • Understand the method of Deep Democracy 
  • Organise and host debates that enable open dialogue by following the method of Deep Democracy 
  • Understand the method of Nonviolent Communication 
  • Communicate in a connected way following the debate structure 
  • Understand how to plan and organise successful debates

During all JEF Europe’s events and activities it is mandatory to adhere to our Code of Conduct, which we recommend you read before applying. 

Location, schedule and other useful information

Event Venue 



20th October from 16.00 CEST until 22nd October at 16.00 CEST (please note this schedule is subject to minor changes)

During your time of the training we will cover your accommodation and meals, as well as reimburse your travel expenses within a limit. Participants are eligible for reimbursements of up to 200€ if they travel the day before (or the same day) the training starts (either 19th or 20th of October) and/or the day after (or the same day) of the final session  (either 22nd or 23rd of October). If participants decide to stay longer in Hungary for any other reason, they will only be eligible for reimbursement for their travel to reach Budapest (one way) and not for their return trip.

Registration and attendance

Please complete this webform to apply to be a participant for these training sessions before Wednesday 20th September 18.00 CEST. You will receive a confirmation via email if you have been selected by the 22nd of September at the latest, together with the travel reimbursement guidelines and other useful information regarding your stay in Budapest and the training sessions.

Please know we have limited spots available for these training sessions and you must be a resident of an EU country to apply.

JEF Europe will be responsible to provide accommodation and meals during the days of the training sessions.

Any other expenses will not be reimbursed or covered by JEF Europe.


If you have any questions regarding this call or the training content please contact

If you have any questions regarding logistics such as travelling, accommodation, group activities, reimbursements and related topics please reach out to and


Anouk Ooms

Training and Consultancy in Diversity and Inclusion

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Zita Karacson

Trainer and Project Consultant