Open Call Webinar Series

This webinar series aims to ignite engagement and interest in the EU Youth Empowerment Fund via the Global Youth Mobilization Open Call. It includes information sessions, workshops on the Sustainable Development Goals, and past youth-led projects, to empower young people through comprehensive capacity-building sessions to prepare them for their application journey.

Open Call Information Sessions

Join us to learn more about how to apply to the EU Youth Empowerment Fund through the Global Youth Mobilization! Walk through the application process and hear from previous grant awardees and youth panellists about their experiences and top tips for submitting a successful application. Get answers to your burning questions. Connect, discuss and ideate with other like-minded young people also interested in applying!

Creative Sparks: Youth Design Thinking

The session shall introduce innovation and the design processes, highlighting how to put them to use through a Design Thinking Sprint practically.

Session 1– Facilitator: Sara Gullet / Language: ENGLISH with available captions

Session 2– Facilitator: Henry Cáceres / Language: SPANISH with available captions


Thurs, 11 July @ 8 am to 9.30 am UTC

Thurs, 11 July @ 3 pm to 4.30 pm UTC

ChatGPT 101: Introduction to AI and How to Use it in Proposal Writing

This webinar will show how to use ChatGPT’s AI model to help write your application. Explaining the functioning, thought process, and the pros and cons of using this tool for writing proposals. The focus is on identifying hidden errors and shortcomings to encourage a critical approach to AI that will help your application. Examples will demonstrate effective ways to review and write proposals.

Facilitator: Fabian Tesleff / Language: ENGLISH with available captions


Friday, 12 July @ 9 am to 10 am UTC

Application Support Sessions

Have questions about the application form or a section you are stuck on? These sessions seek to answer common questions and challenges based on your requests submitted via the registration form. There will also be space to break into small groups to discuss your project with peers and get guidance from facilitators. Get in quick as these sessions will have a maximum capacity of 40 participants.