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EcoYOUTH Project

Training Course

10-19 August 2021 | Yerevan, Armenia

A Training Course and an Evaluation meeting in Armenia and in Luxembourg about how to make the youth work more eco-friendly.

Youth work, as a facilitator between good ideas and young people, is spreading ideas of how to be eco-friendly, how to reuse, reduce and recycle. But still many people accept nature protection and resource-saving as a business of ecoactivists, not themselves. As youth workers taking part in different projects, we've noticed that many projects could be more eco-friendly. So, this project is for youth workers/leaders, who are organizing Erasmus+ and other projects, to make them more environmental-friendly. Food, energy, water, stationery, Light Bulbs, garbage separation, detergents are the visible part of the iceberg.

The aim of the project is to promote eco-friendly behavior among organizers of local and international youth activities in order to make projects less polluting, organic, energy-saving and responsible.

Objectives are:

- To empower youth workers and youth leaders with the skills of making projects more sustainable and environmentally responsible;

- To create an educational brochure for youth project organizers with practical recommendations to make activities and facilities eco-friendlier;

- To enhance the number of environmental projects organized by partner organizations;

- To create educational tools for youth workers, that they can use during the youth projects;

- To emphasis the value of environment-friendliness of the EU projects and specifically the Erasmus+.

The project consists of 3 parts and 2 activities:

Training course will take place in Armenia in August 2021. It will gather 35 youth leaders/workers from 11 countries. During the activity, participants will learn and share their knowledge about environmental protection and sustainability. Also, they will discuss how to promote and raise awareness about more eco-friendly work styles during the youth projects. As an outcome of the project, the team and the participants in smaller groups will develop project ideas taking into consideration the environmental component and will create a brochure and video materials with instructions on how to organize eco-friendlier projects.

“Homework”- Between two activities, there will be a period of implementation of local initiatives of participants which will be monitored and supported by the trainers by individual online meetings.

The evaluation seminar will take place in Luxembourg in December, 2021. This activity will bring together participants after the implementation of the local actions to share the results of their experience and to create tools for youth workers and organizations in the field of environmental education and sustainability.

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Applications are closed

The application deadline was 7 July 2021.

Date of selection: 10 July 2021

Training overview

http://trainings.salto-youth.net/9422

This Training Course is

for 35 participants

from Armenia, Cyprus, Georgia, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers

Working language(s):

English

Organiser:

FORMATION ET SENSIBILISATION DE LUXEMBOURG (Youth NGO)

“Formation et Sensibilisation de Luxembourg” Association was registered in 2020 on the basis of the non-formal group "Foreign Students of Luxembourg" (FSL) which was created in 2013.
The main objective of the Association is to establish, promote and support social awareness regarding the importance of education with a view of strengthening skills and capacities.

Co-organiser(s):

  • WIYU NGO (Youth NGO)

Contact for questions:

Hripsime Atoyan

E-Mail:

Phone: +37455511199

Costs

Participation fee

There is no participation fee for this project

Accommodation and food

Food, accommodation and program costs will be provided and fully paid thanks to financial support from Erasmus+ Programme granted by Luxembourgish National Agency - Anefore.

The participants will be provided with three meals – breakfast, lunch, dinner as well as coffee breaks.

All participants will be accommodated in the hostel and the rooms will be shared by 2-4 people.

Travel reimbursement

TRAVEL COSTS AND REIMBURSEMENTS

The reimbursement of the travel expenses (travel from your departure city to the venue of the project) will be made by bank transfer for all participants.

TRAVEL BUDGET FOR TC IN ARMENIA

Country - Max. reimbursement per participant

Luxembourg - 530eur
Portugal - 820eur
Georgia – 180eur
Latvia - 360eur
Sweden - 360eur
Italy - 360eur
Spain - 530eur
Ukraine - 275eur
Cyprus - 275eur
Slovakia - 360eur
Armenia - 0

 

TRAVEL BUDGET FOR SEMINAR IN LUXEMBOURG

Country -Max. reimbursement per participant

Portugal - 275eur
Georgia - 360eur
Latvia - 275eur
Sweden - 275eur
Italy - 275eur
Spain - 275eur
Ukraine - 275eur
Cyprus - 360eur
Slovakia - 275eur
Luxembourg - 0

This training activity is funded by:

The Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme

Participants are entitled to receive a Youthpass certificate from the organiser, for recognition of their competence development during the activity. Read more about Youthpass:

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