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Youth Network JuWeL Facebook Page

Tool category
& type

Website and Social Media:

  • Facebook
  • Keyword(s)

    Animation, Citizen participation, Information, Internet, Local Action Group, Networking, Public participation, Young people


    The Facebook Page of the JuWeL Network provides up-to-date general news and information about youth activities in the LAG Wels territory. The page was created to engage, educate and motivate young rural people living in that area as well as to follow the development of the project as a whole. It's a communication platform dedicated only to youth to allow them to share their ideas, views and concerns, and connect with others.

    & RDP Region(s)


  • [AT] National Level
  • Main purpose

    The main objective was to empower young people to actively participate in activities in their region, to connect and to raise their awareness about the opportunities offered in their area.

    tools used

    Videos, events, pictures, audio clips

    Target audience

    EAFRD Beneficiaries:

  • Youth
  • Other EAFRD Beneficiaries

  • Rural Development Stakeholders:

  • LAGs
  • Other Rural Development Stakeholders

  • General Audience:

  • Youth
  • Other General Audience
  • Technical information

    The Facebook Page was launched in 2008 and is regularly updated with audiovisual materials and links. The content is written in German but can be translated with the help of Facebook applications.

    Date produced


    Cost range

    up to €4 999


    JuWeL Network

    Distribution & Promotion

    JuWeL Network

    Assessment of effectiveness

    The JuWeL Facebook Page proved to be very popular among users. As of September 2013, it reached over 1600 "likes". Users wrote feedbacks, posted tags and contributed to the content of the page.

    Name of organisation

    JuWeL = Jugend|Netzwerk|Wels|Land

    Type of

    Local Action Group

    Partner organisation(s)

    Local Action Group Wels Land


    Name of contact person

    Paul Mahr


    Fluchtwang 24 bei Lambach
    4650 Edt bei Lambach


    0676 6355822