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Global VoluntPeers

Training Course

3-9 May 2012 | Modra (near Bratislava), Slovak Republic

The project Global VoluntPeers is focusing on a combination of theoretical introduction and practical experience of the most alarming issues concerning our global world by means of experiential learning and non-formal education.
This training course is open for all motivated young people and youth workers interested in Global education from these countries: Slovakia, Czech Republic, Greece, Austria, Slovenia and Hungary. It will take place in early May and last 7 days (5 full working days). The idea for organizing it was inspired by the wish and initiative of young volunteers working with the NGO People in Peril Association to learn more about the problems of today’s globalized world and to gain new competences in organizing and facilitating peer education activities on the topics of global education for youngsters on the local or international level. The main objectives of the training therefore are: - to enrich the participants’ knowledge of the global education main topics (through theory and experiential learning) - to train the participants in using non-formal education methods for their later use within their activities of peer global education - to give participants the possibility of presentation of their GOs/NGOs and also to get acquainted with international organizations sharing the interest in cooperation on educational projects concerning the Global education - to provide participants with space for sharing tips of good practice and their ideas for successful youth work - to get more familiar with the opportunities provided by Youth in Action program with the relevance to the participants‘ needs and experience - to provide a platform for partnership building and induce cooperation among the participants - to support a creative atmosphere and inspire participants to design projects for the near future on the local, national and international level The partner countries and organizations within the project are: BOCS Foundation (Hungary), INEX-SDA (Czech Republic), Arpok, o.p.s (Czech Republic), Südwind NÖ Süd (Austria), Zavod Voluntariat (Slovenia), Fair Trade Hellas (Greece)

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Training overview


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This Training Course is

for 26 participants

from Austria, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Slovak Republic, Slovenia

and recommended for

Youth workers, Youth leaders, Young people, everyone interested in global education

Working language(s):



People in Peril Association (Youth NGO)

People in Peril is a non-profit civil society association, established in Slovakia in 1999. Our aims are providing effective support to those who suffer the consequences of natural catastrophes, conflicts and authoritarian regimes; and promoting global education among young people and students in Slovakia in order to contribute to forming open and tolerant society. Our activities range from Humanitarian Aid and Development Cooperation to Human Rights Advocacy; Education and Awareness Raising Activities in Slovakia. The primary target groups of educational activities by People in Peril NGO are young people, volunteers, school teachers, pupils and students.

Contact for questions:

Tatiana Carova


Phone: +421903707958


This project is financed by the Youth in Action Programme. Being selected for this course, all costs (accommodation, travel, visa, etc.) relevant to participation in the course will be covered by the organizing NGO People in Peril Association - except for the participation fee of 30 EUR per participant. Please contact the coordinator of the project (carova@peopleinperil.sk) in order to learn more about the financial details, and how to arrange the booking of your travel tickets and the reimbursement of your travel expenses.

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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