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OCT Youth Network: Apply now! – 2nd edition

The second edition of the OCT Youth Network has been launched!


Young people that live or work in an OCT are invited to apply to join the OCT Youth Network in 2023.


What is the OCT Youth Network?


-> Network launched in 2022 by the European Commission’s Directorate General for International Partnerships (DG INTPA)

-> Joining a group of 25 young people (aged 20-28) representing all 13 Overseas Countries and Territories that works together for a 1-year mandate.

-> A platform to  learn about the partnership between the European Union and the OCTs.

-> The opportunity to get involved and collaborate with other youth initiatives at regional or national level.


Want to learn more? Read the Call for applicants 2023


How to apply to join the OCT Youth Network?


The OCT Youth Network aims to be made up of young people who are motivated to contribute and to gain from the experience. It will be highly diverse, therefore it will bring together a wide range of profiles and backgrounds, opinions and experiences, areas of interest, knowledge, and socio-economic backgrounds.


The deadline to submit applications is 22 May 2023 – Please note that the deadline ends at 12pm (CEST).


Applications should be submitted online through the following platform: https://ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/OCT-YN-Call-for-Applicants-2023


Learn more about the OCT Youth Network on its official website.


Meet the members of the OCT Youth Network 2022.