Pool of Experts and Trainers - make your organisation grow!

Do you want to take your organisation to the next level?

Our Pool of Experts & Trainers is composed with highly skilled and experienced trainers & experts, ready to support in advancing your organisation and further up your capacities.

What is the POET?

The Pool of Trainers & Experts (POET) is a resource and a capacity-building tool for our Member Organisations and partners, providing a high level of pedagogical, facilitation, and expert support and consultancy. The PoTE is composed of highly skilled trainers and experts, with experience in advocacy, youth policy development, non-formal education and the areas of the Youth Forum work. 



Young Trainers, coming mainly from our member organisations, providing you with educational, pedagogical and facilitation support.

Experts with profound experience in their area of expertise, supporting you on specific tasks, requiring professional support.


What can the POET do for you?



  • Run skill-based and thematic training courses and workshops.

  • Provide pedagogical support in developing, implementing and evaluating an activity programme.

  • Facilitate your seminars, conferences, training, meetings or evaluations.

  • Provide input on training related issues, non-formal education and expertise on building up your Pool of Trainers.

  • Develop training tools and materials.

  • Provide training in Right Based Approach 

Inspiration for training modules - a proposal by our trainers -   coming soon!

  • Analyse problems, developing studies and policy briefs.
  • Prepare documents & publications.

  • Deliver lectures or short input on topics related to youth participation or policy development,

  • Provide support as rapporteurs or editors.

  • Consult and provide support to national/local authorities and other stakeholders on mechanisms to implement youth strategies and programmes, including youth participation structures.

  • Provide a profound level of insight and expertise, such as developing strategies, policy papers, studies etc.

  • Offer expertise in a wide range of thematic areas from youth political engagement to social entrepreneurship and work with vulnerable groups.

Who are the trainers and experts?



Amal Hamich

Maya Doneva  (NYF)

Dragana Jovanovska (YEU)

Matej Manevski (NYCM-FYROM)

Marija Pantelic (Alliance)

Amanda Reisach (OBESSU)

Milosh Ristovski (JEF)

Jorge Sanchez Hernandez (AEGEE)

Marinela Sumanjski (YEU)

Steve Borg (KNZ-Malta)

Clara Giberga (SCI)

Peeters Anne

Monika Skadborg (ESU)

Tanya Lyubimova (IFLRY)

Noomi Peter (EFIL)

Hannah Graham (FYEG)

Igor Ciurea 

Valentin Dupouey

Adam Elsod

Ilaria Esposito

Lana Pasic

Elin  Lilijenbladh

Eliza Popper

Tamara Gojkovic

Tea Jarc

Wout Van Caimere


Detailed list with the PoTE members' biographies available soon.

How can I get a POET member for an activity?

Our trainers and experts are available to help you and your organisation, to support your work, and cater for your capacity building needs!

If you need a trainer or expert send us an outline of the task, the conditions and a profile of the expertise you need.

For more on the profiles of our POET and the conditions please contact the Membership and Capacity Building Officer: ivana.davidovska@youthforum.org

A support tool for using POET

The European Youth Forum offers support to Member Organisations, who wish to use the expertise and services of the PoTE, and are facing particular financial and budgetary challenges, by providing full or partial remuneration of the per diem costs for selected trainers,  


Interested Member Organisations are invited to apply, and more information is available on the following link.

Need to get in touch?

General phone line: +32 2 793 75 20
fax: +32 2 893 25 80
e-mail: youthforum@youthforum.org
Rue de l’Industrie, 10
1000 Brussels

More information here.