EuroMed Essentials: Religion in the EuroMediterranean cooperation"

Qualification Training Course for active trainers at national and international level

The training proposal has as main aim to increase the level of knowledge and competency in working in Mediterranean area for trainers active at national, international level or potential trainers (youth worker and youth leaders).

The proposal is articulated in 3 modules:
1st module about Geopolitics;
2nd module about History;
3rd module about Religion.

Each module is independent by the others.
The first module about Geopolitics has been hosted in Greece in 2010.

The topic of the Role of Religion in the Geopolitical framework of EuroMed it is very important for better understanding the reality in which we are working everyday.

The Religion will be tackle as a geopolitical element in the relation among countries and its people. It will be the focus for better analyze the relation among the social groups living in the EuroMed space.

Religion is a very sensitive topic because from personal is becoming a political and sometime institutional element. The seminar would like to focus more on that last part.

The Religion is in itself an educational Tool that could be used during the international activities for better develop and support the mutual understanding and deepest refection about interlinks among cultures and civilizations.

Aims and objectives:

By facilitating establishment of learning community and sustainable partnerships, the seminar has the following objectives :

  • To explore the history of Religions of Mediterranean Basin;
  • To learn about Religions in the framework of EuroMed area;
  • To reflect about the geopolitical role of Religions within the framework of EuroMed;
  • To reflect and explore possibilities of non-formal education activities using Religion as educational Tool;
  • To support participants to identify and start projects development.


The methodology of EuroMed Essentials is based on the approach and practice of non-formal education in youth worker and youth leader training, as they have been developed and implemented in the past years in training activities which - to different extents - had something to do with training of trainers in EuroMed.

Target group

Youth leaders, Youth workers, Project managers working in the filed of Youth

Working Language


Deadline: 23/05/2011

Application online

  • Hellenic National AgencyHellenic National Agency
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