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Face the Conflict

Training Course

28 February - 7 March 2015 | Sofia, Bankia, Bulgaria

The project ”Face the Conflict” aims at bringing together 36 people from 6 different countries with 36 different know-how methods to discuss the issue of conflicts and give them the opportunity to perform various hand-on group activities.
Through different activities (simulations, role play, presentations), participants will make a link to different conflict situations and their possible solution, emphasizing on mediation. The training will reach the following objectives:  To promote European citizenship among youth workers, trainers and EVS coordinators/ mentors and through non-formal education to raise their European awareness, to improve language skills, to tailor analytical processes for the specific purpose of mediation and what tools are available so that interventions such as mediation effectively contributes to conflict prevention management and resolution, to exchange good practice and know-how of people working with youths, to improve skills and knowledge of conflict management and resolution, to increase the capacity of youth organizations to engage with issues of global solidarity and the peaceful transformation of conflicts, to develop social, interpersonal and intercultural competences of participants of the training, to develop their language abilities, ICT and communication skills, to empower young people to productive co-operation in the field of conflict prevention, conflict management, and fostering peaceful dialogue, to empower learners, raise their self-esteem, encourage them to take part in lifelong learning and develop their competences continuously throughout their whole life. During the training course participants will experience the particularity of the non-formal education methodology that is very participative and inclusive. The experiences and realities of participants, will be the starting point of the programme. A range of working methods will be used which will facilitate learning and exchanging experiences about alternative methods of solving problems. During the training, participants from Bulgaria, Lithuania, Spain, Italy, Latvia are jointly carrying out a work programme (a mix of workshops, discussion, theoretical input, presentations, case - study, analysis exercises, role-play, practical tasks, board game, reflective activity, debates, simulations, and info session) designed and prepared before the course and which take place in Hotel "Zheravna". All activities include space for participants to reflect on their learning (ideally using Youthpass) and encourage creativity and initiative.

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This Training Course is

for 36 participants

from Bulgaria, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Spain

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers, Youth policy makers, Volunteering mentors, Volunteers, activists

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Suport for self-help (Youth NGO)

The foundation „Suport for self-help” is a non-governmental organization which pursue the following objectives:
1. Implementation of new social practices of integration and protection of vulnerable members of the society;
2 . Operation in national and international programs related to human rights and environmental issues;
3 . Implementation of complex programs and strategies for alignment with European standards in the prevention and combating social diseases;
4 . Distribution and promotion of European values;
5 . Supporting other organizations having objectives similar to the objectives of the Foundation;
6 . Participation in national and international training programs, cultural exchanges and youth activities.
To achieve its objective, „Suport for self-help” carries out activities such as initiatives , support and implementation of projects and studies related to the objectives of the Foundation. We participate and support initiatives aimed at removing any kind of inequality of persons belonging to minorities and vulnerable groups. Our activities are also directed towards publication of informational materials and collaboration with organizations, institutions and individuals in the country and abroad. We work for the development of active cooperation with local officials on programs related to the purposes of the Foundation. Further, we are organizing workshops, seminars, conferences and other national and international meetings on general and specific issues of the objectives of the Foundation. „Suport for self-help” is very active in the organization of education, training and retraining programs which aim at improving, developing and broadening knowledge, skills and competences.

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Phone: +359886969670


Costs for accommodation, food and programme activities are covered fully. According to the new rules within the Programme “Erasmus+ Youth in Action” we will reimburse the travel costs by the receipt of complete and original tickets, invoices, bills, receipts, boarding cards etc. upon a certain “contribution to the travel costs of participants, from their place of origin to the venue of the activity and return”. This contribution is “based on the travel distance per participant. Travel distances must be calculated using the distance calculator supported by the European Commission” The contribution is as follows: Bulgaria €80 Latvia €275 Romania €275 Lithuania €275 Spain €275 Italy €275

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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