Encourage participants (young people together with youth workers and decision-makers) to consider what is the actual meaning of “youth-friendly”, to understand the needs of young people, and to offer different measures which could improve the situation in the municipality.
Half an hour to 1 hour
Table (can use the floor or walls), large sheets of paper, markers (enough for the number of participants), soft background music
Participants are presented with the objectives.
This task needs all the venue, table, walls and floor, using the flipchart paper sheets on which different activities of the municipality are listed. The objective is to make these municipal activities more “youth friendly”. Depending on the size of the group and the number of questions, participants are given 20-30 minutes to move around the room, develop ideas, and record them on the flipcharts (or post-its and place them on the sheet with a question).
Possible municipal activities:
The groups is given time to get into the issue, there are several options:
FOLLOW UP ACTIVITIES
If some of the developed ideas receive further support, we would suggest organizing a planning group meeting. The meeting could significantly improve feasibility of those ideas and of the implementation plan.