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Learning from the Past for a better Future

Training Course

9-17 September 2017 | Gernica, Spain

The primary goal is to convey to participants the importance of historical events for shaping our contemporary society, to give them competences in the area of Peace and Memory work and to support them in developing their own projects
This seminar on Peace and Memory work takes place within framework of the commemoration of the 80th Anniversary of the Bombing of Gernika in 1937. MAIN OBJECTIVES: - to get to know the method and the tools as well as the background of peace and memory work, - to learn to use memory and art as a pedagogical tool for constructing a peace culture, - to appreciate the importance of memory work in explaining the present and in constructing a peaceful future, - to be able to analyze different ways in which countries/societies/individuals deal with history and its remembrance, - to empower young people to successfully implement projects in the field of memory and peace work, - to facilitate future partnerships between participating individuals and organizations. REQUIREMENTS: Target group are young people engaged in youth work, who are interested in doing projects in the field of memory and peace work, and: > are over 18 years old, > can communicate in English, > are able to attend 100 % of the seminar.

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This Training Course is

for 30 participants

from France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Spain

and recommended for

Youth workers

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Gernika Gogoratuz (Youth NGO)

Gernika Gogoratuz (Recordando Gernika), is a Peace Research Centre that was created in 1987 coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the bombing of Gernika. Gernika Gogoratuz develops its activities within the framework of Memory and Culture of Peace.
Gernika Gogoratuz develops its work in the fields of research, training, and community work through its main working areas: Peace Simbology and Everyday Life and Peace.


  • Haus am Maiberg (Youth NGO)
  • Scuola Di Pace Monte Sole (Youth NGO)
  • Stowarzyszenie "Jeden Świat" (Youth NGO)

Contact for questions:

Magda Bednarz


Phone: +49 06252 9306-30


Travel costs will be reimbursed as following (max values): Germany: 275€ France: 275€ Slovenia: 275€ Poland: 275€ Romania: 360€ Spain: 180€ Italy: 275€ Accommodation and food are provided. No participation fee required.

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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