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TRAINING OF TRAINERS (ToT) FOR HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION "Vouch for Human Rights"

Training Course

1-8 August 2012 | Kaunas, Lithuania

Trainining of trainers aims at transferring knowledge, building skills and shaping attitudes of the trainers in order to enable them in raising awareness for the protection of human dignity and of human security on certain issues of group rights
Description The idea of the training came after the necessity of it was proved in a national level. NSII has many ongoing projects were professionally working trainers in the human rights field are needed, but the need is not satisfied as most of the trainers are positioning themselves as being all-competent which is not enough to work with many issues human rights are challenged by. Aim Trainining of trainers aims at transferring knowledge, building skills and shaping attitudes of the trainers in order to enable them in raising awareness for the protection of human dignity and of human security on certain issues of group rights, such as Anti-bullying; Anti-racism/Anti-xenophobia; Ethnic minorities and Roma rights; Anti-homophobia and gender equality; Mental disability. Target group - Active trainers from EU and Caucasus countries that have experience working with young people and using non – formal education methods and have particular interest in human rights field. Priorities for working with: o Anti-bullying; o Anti-racism/ anti-xenophobia; o Ethnic minorities and Roma rights; o Anti-homophobia and gender equality; o Mental disability; Goals of the training - To expose the diverse ways human rights education is occurring in different countries; - To broaden the trainers knowledge of human rights system, framework, concepts, theory, and practice; - To provide human rights trainers with legal mechanisms, covenants, and principles; - To share and introduce materials and methods to be used in human rights education; - To enhance understanding about organising the human rights learning process for young people; - To employ trainers with the skills needed to design and implement a programme for peer educators; - To expand a network of qualified trainers able to work in human rights field in Europe and Caucasus region. - To deepen understanding on a certain human rights issues mentioned above. Methods - Non- formal education methods; - Panel discussions; - Study visits in Lithuanian Human Rights NGO’s; - Expert presentations; - Other thematic workshops.

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Training overview

http://trainings.salto-youth.net/2675

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This Training Course is

for 24 participants

from Greece, Lithuania, Romania, Slovenia

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers

Organiser:

National Institute for Social Integrations (Youth NGO)

National Institute for Social Integration (NSII) was established for pursuing further the ideas and activities of the CoE campaign "All different - all equal". NSII has gathered lots of experienced human rights activists, former campaign's volunteers to work for promotion of active youth participation, diversity, tolerance and human rights education. NSII has established the programme "All different - all equal" that stands for the same values as the CoE campaign. The programme seeks to bring together organisations working in the social field as well as to create opportunities for the promotion of democratic values of children, youth and adults. Programme assists in empowering the young people to actively participate in building peaceful communities based on social diversity and inclusion where respect, tolerance and mutual understanding would flourish.

Contact for questions:

Gintare Gedrimaite

E-Mail:

Phone: +37060006576

Costs

•Board and lodging costs are covered by organizers; •All costs related to visa obtaining procedures will be fully reimbursed; •Travel reimbursements will aim towards 70%, with introduced limits beyond which the estimated 70 % reimbursement will not apply; •Participation fee will be set at the later stage, but will not be higher than 15 euro; Accepted participants are expected to arrange their travel to Lithuania in the most economic way. Exact amounts we are aiming to support you/ up to 70 % of your travel costs: Armenia – 245 euro (100% of eligible travel costs is 350 euro) Russia – 240 euro (...) Slovenia – 230 euro (...) Romania – 210 euro (...) Greece – 220 euro (...) Georgia – 230 euro (...) Ukraine – 220 euro (...)

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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