Discover the e.p.a. network!

The active involvement and sharing of Youth initiatives, civil society movements, activist groups, community and social projects in many colorful activities is the core of our network.

Hamburg

Germany

The adventure playground ‘Abenteuerspielplatz am Brunnenhof’ (Baui) is a community project that works with children and young people with fewer opportunities and their families. It is situated in St. Pauli, …

Accra

Ghana

Act for Change (AfC) is a Non-Governmental Organisation initiated and sustained by the young people of the deprived community of Jamestown.

Petrozavodsk

Russia

Urban platform “Agriculture club” is an art-community in Petrozavodsk, Karelia, that merges art-cluster, civil activists and citizens together. Once designed to be an art-space, the place turned into a point …

Athens

Greece

ARSIS – Association for the Social Support of Youth is a Non-Governmental Organization, specialising in the social support of youth that are going through difficult times or are in danger …

Málaga

Spain

Almatahiar – “Flying Souls” – is a group of active people working in Málaga in a Roma community called ‘Los Asperones’ and in the Spanish Ceuta in North-Africa for the …

Málaga

Spain

EIMA is a Youth Association working with young people at risk of social exclusion living in the city of Málaga and around it, especially with a youth group from the …

Palermo

Italy

Laboratori Riuniti has been working for many years in Tavola Tonda, a very old and deprived part of the city of Palermo with children and young people and the community. …

Palermo

Italy

CESIE is a European Centre for Studies and Initiatives based in Palermo, Sicily. It is a non-profit, apolitical, and non-governmental organisation. It was established in 2001, inspired by the work …

Bucharest

Romania

Chance for Life Foundation was founded in 2000. It is a charity aiming to develop Romanian communities by empowering children and young people, by providing training for adults and challenging …

Kurgan

Russian Federation

The children’s public organization of the Kurgan region “Open World” was created in 1991 as the right successor of the All-Union pioneer organisation. Today ‘Open World’ is a modern public …

Amsterdam

Netherlands

Cartagena

Colombia

Corporación Colombia Nueva is a non-profit NGO, located in the Nelson Mandela neighborhood of the city of Cartagena, Colombia made up of young professionals with experience in social and community …

St. Petersburg

Russia

Ljubljana

Slovenia

CPM is a non-profit organisation uniting professional and voluntary work in the field of the rights and mental health of young people aged between 15 and 29. Their activities are …

Liverpool

UK

e.p.a. Liverpool is a registered charity in the UK with its youth initiative ‘Up4Change’, and at the same time an affiliated association within the e.p.a. international network. It has two …

Lisbon

Portugal

The Eco-Estilistas are a self-organised and registered youth association for mutual help, based in Chelas-Marvila, one of the most deprived areas in Lisbon. Since 2016 Eco-Estilistas have their own community …

Sofia

Bulgaria

The Equal Opportunities Initiative Association was established for: The development of initiatives aimed to strengthen the equal opportunities for the Roma young people and Roma community through implementation of programs …

Mindelo

Cape Verde

Associação Espaço Jovem is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation based in the city of Mindelo in Cape Verde. Since 2003, Espaço Jovem has been developing a socio-cultural intervention for youth on …

Hamburg

Germany

e.p.a. is a recognised INGYO (International Non-Governmental Youth Organisation) with a network of partner organisations in more than 40 countries currently in Europe, South America, the Caribbean, in Africa and …

Budapest

Hungary

H52 Ifjúsági Iroda és közösségi Tér is a youth center located in one of the most deprived parts of Budapest, where many of the families have disadvantaged background (especially Roma …

Turku

Finland

Globaalinuoret ry is an organization offering support and activities for multicultural youth living in Finland from age thirteen to twenty-nine. The operations and activities are mainly focused in Turku region, …

Gjakova

Kosovo

HANDIKOS aims to represent and support people with disabilities by advocating and lobbying, providing professional services to promote their well-being and achieve equal rights, and an independent and dignified life …

Turku

Finland

Tyumen

Russian Federation

Under the roof of «Pioneer» – Palace of Creativity and Sports (Дворец творчества и спорта «Пионер») Tyumen youth association ‘ISKRA’ was formed in 2002 and is a volunteer organisation, whose …

Vienna

Austria

Hamburg

Germany

Lessan e.V. concentrates on the cultural exchange between diverse ethnics. In order to help immigrants to integrate easier, they organize various activities such as the ‘world café’ where people can …

Derry

UK

Liberty Consortium aims to provide an inclusive approach to play and outdoor learning at it’s Playtrail site whilst providing Day Opportunity & Social Provision for young adults with learning disabilities …

Tirana

Albania

Nisma për Ndryshim Shoqëror ARSIS is a non-profit organization that was established in Tirana in February 2016 as an inherit of ARSIS – Social Organisation for the Support of Youth. …

Skopje

Republic of North Macedonia

Open Gate is a leading self-sustained organisation in the Republic of Macedonia, acknowledged on both national and international level. It is renowned for its commitment, persistence and professionalism, as well …

Hamrun

Malta

Prisms is a group of experienced youth workers/leaders that came together with the aim of creating an NGO that caters for the requirements of young people and those working with …

Ljubljana

Slovenia

Slovene Philanthropy, Association for promotion of voluntary work, is a humanitarian organisation operating in public interest since 1992. Their programmes are aimed at increasing the quality of life in the …

Istanbul

Turkey

Protecting people live in the Tarlabasi area who are excluded from the social life and live in poverty and deprivation of fundemental rights, wiping out the biases toward Tarlabasi and …

Accra

Ghana

Theatre for a Change has a long history in Ghana, starting life in Accra in 2003 and evolving quickly to work with a number of vulnerable and marginalised groups across …

Turku

Finland

Turun ensi- ja turvakoti (Tuentu) is a registered Finnish non-profit association. They are active in youth, women, family and migration projects.

Palermo

Italy

“Uguali e Differenti” is a group of young people, who come from Tavola Tonda near the historic Vucciria market, an old, ruined and deprived part of Palermo, where the unemployment …

Bratislava

Slovakia

Ulita is a provider of free time, educational, advisory, counseling and prevention services to children and young people, who have only limited access to these services. Their main project, the …

Pancevo

Serbia

WPG’s work has a strong focus on women’s rights and participation of girls and women in the society. But their approach of equal rights and solidarity is wider; they work …

Feodosia

Ukraine

“World without borders” is a city-wide youth organization started and run by young people living in Feodosia and Koktebel, Crimea. They work with schools and youth clubs, promoting the benefits …

Kiev

Ukraine

“Your Harbour” – based in Kiev – is a youth organisation that was initiated and run by young people who have a vision of an active civil society where young …

Sarajevo

Bosnia and Herzegovina