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Youth Democracy Award 2020

Youth Democracy Award 2020

Country: Germany
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Applications call for Youth Democracy Award 2020


German Federal Agency for Civic Education (Bundeszentrale für Politische Bildung) offers the Young Democracy Award 2020 for youths project. The project should focus on bringing people with different experiences in contact in a creative and refreshing way so that discussions can thrive. The Award is independently organized by a youth jury consisting of volunteers, apprentices, pupils and college students aged 17 to 25.


  • Candidates must be the leading heads of the project and should between the ages of 14 and 27 years. The idea must be developed by candidates and they should be independently implementing it.
  • Candidates are allowed to be supported by adults such as teachers, for example. In the project, they try to keep all people involved on an equal level.
  • The organizers are looking for innovative and creative projects from all over the world that are dealing with the topic of democracy. As per the organizer’s understanding, “democracy” does not only mean free elections and legislation but also the commitment for a colorful and vivid society.
  • The organizer accepts all forms of projects: a youth council, a monthly cooking meet-up, a video project, the organization of a sports event or something completely different.
  • The time span of the project can range from a day to a few months or even a few years. Projects that have already been finished cannot be longer ago than a year (cutoff date: 15.04.2019).
  • The actions and the events of the project have to be in accordance with basic democratic principles.
  • Also, the project needs to be non-profit. Projects that have been financed and/or implemented solely by the German Federal Agency of Citizen Education (Bundeszentrale für Politische Bildung) cannot be taken into consideration.

Selection Criteria 

  • Incomplete applications will be invalid. This means applicants must answer every question on the web form.
  • The application via a web form is mandatory. The filled web form is the one and only relevant document in order to select the winner. Therefore, any other information cannot be taken into account. Please refrain from sending additional material or information.
  • Applications which deviate severely from the maximum word count will not be taken into consideration. The web form will assist the applicant and will not allow any surplus.
  • Every application has to be submitted either in German or English via web form. If the candidate has technical difficulties they can seek assistance and on [email protected]
  • Furthermore, a youth jury is responsible for the selection of the winner. Should a member of the jury be involved in any of the projects, this member will not grade the respective project.
  • However, all legal proceedings are barred.

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Type of Opportunity Competitions and Awards
Deadline01 April,2020
Open toAll
OrganizerGerman Federal Agency for Civic Education
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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