Parlamento Jovem gives students the opportunity to simulate the work of Congressmen in the Brazilian Hosue of Representatives, experiencing the Democratic process and developing leadership and communications skills, as well as a critical sense of the world around them. Participants will also interact with other students from around the country, becoming immersed in a culturally diverse environment. In addition to this, participants will also take classes and participate in lectures and workshops to prepare them for the legislative work.
For further information, please visit: http://www2.camara.leg.br/a-camara/programas-institucionais/educacao-para-a-cidadania/parlamentojovem
There are a total of 78 positions available.
All costs are covered by the Brazilian Government.
The program suggests that students applying should have taken some e-courses about the legislative processes.
The duration of this program is 4-5 days, and usually runs from October 1st to October 5th.
1. Filling out an application form and sending a project
2. Selected students will then complete an online registration