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Training on Soil Protection and Management

Training Course

14-19 October 2019 | Vaunieres, France

A 4 day intensive course, Using non-formal learning methodologies, the training led by experts, will share information about The importance of soil protection & management - Learning about the Voluntary Guidelines for Sustainable Soil Management

Soil4Life

Training on Soil Protection and Management

Dates: 14 (arrivals) -19 (departures) October 2019, Vaunieres, France.

Hosted by: Village des Jeunes, Solidarités Jeunesses PACA

Open to : 44 people from EU countries

Background

CCIVS is partner of the Soil4Life project coordinated by Legambiente. The SOIL4LIFE project, realized with the contribution of the European Commission (Life), intends to promote the sustainable and efficient use of the soil and its resources in Italy and in Europe. For this reason the partners involved in the project, are engaged in carrying out information and awareness raising activities and in promoting interventions, including regulatory ones, which are essential to curb the consumption of this non-renewable natural resource.

Process

The Training will be a 4 day intensive course, with arrivals on the 14 and departures on the 19 October 2019.

Using non-formal learning methodologies, the training led by experts, will share information about the SOIL4LIFE project, including:

-             The importance of soil protection & management

-             Learning about the Voluntary Guidelines for Sustainable Soil Management (VGSSM)

The proposed agenda can be found here (http://bit.ly/soil4lifetrainingprogramme)

The Training will take place during the CCIVS Global Human Rights week organised by CCIVS, during which one day will be dedicated to the actions of the training and work of CCIVS members towards Climate Justice.

The training seeks to prepare Soil Ambassadors who may then take the information gained during the Training course and support with the implementation of actions in their sending organisations projects during 2020.

Participants will learn how to share information concerning SOIL4LIFE with their local projects, by using methodologies that train the trainer. They will learn how to communicate, how to use the communication tools which are in place and how to ensure follow up in their local  projects. During the training the participants will collectively build a model to work on soil protection and conservation, which they can then adapt to their local reality and implement in their home countries. They will share this model on return with their sending organisations and will work to develop and implement the model during the local action.

As a result, each organisation will be requested to implement at least 1 local campaign, which focuses on the importance of soil protection – this activity will be highlighted through the global communication campaign.

CCIVS will coordinate the writing of a manifesto, the content of which will include an overview of the state of soil protection and management, a call to action and a pledge from civil society organisations.

The creation of the manifesto will start with the Training Course, participating organisations will be asked to give their feedback on what they would like to see on a manifest.

Post Training and Support Structure

A blog space will be created for the participants to share questions and updates about what they are doing once they arrive back home – in this way they can mutually support each other, and any questions they cannot answer will be given support by the experts (trainers, CCIVS and Legambiente). They will also be able to request skype calls and send emails for any questions or doubts they may have.

Application procedure:

The sign up link is here (https://forms.gle/1ChsMxBNmapiN24b8)

In order to ensure a multiplier effect and the right candidates for the training, participants will be asked to implement what they learn during the training in the local actions (workcamps) being organised in their countries during 2020.  In order to support their learning and recognition of this, after the training they will gain the title of ‘soil ambassadors’ and be presented with a certificate to this effect

CCIVS will request the participants signing up to the Training Course to share an example of the local action they could run, the participants will be asked to update this information in the beginning of 2020 when each organisation has their annual programmes finalised.

Financial conditions

100% of the total travel costs up to a platform of 295 euros will be reimbursed on receipt of all invoices and proof of payment.

All accommodation and food costs during the activity (on site) will be covered at 100%.

Sending organisations are required to make a 100-euro contribution in support of CCIVS activities. 

Travel should be the most economic and ecological option, please read the CCIVS sustainability policy

CCIVS can provide insurance on request.

For more information: ccivs.org/soil4life  

www.soil4life.eu

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Training overview

http://trainings.salto-youth.net/8082

This Training Course is

for 44 participants

from Austria, Belgium - DE, Belgium - FL, Belgium - FR, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Activists

Accessibility info:

This activity and venue place are accessible to people with disabilities.

Working language(s):

English

Organiser:

CCIVS (Youth NGO)

Contact for questions:

Linndgberg Ruballos

E-Mail:

Phone: 0033145684936

Costs

Participation fee

Sending organisations/Participants are required to make a 100-euro contribution in support of CCIVS activities. 

Accommodation and food

All accommodation and food costs during the activity (on site) will be covered at 100%.

Travel reimbursement

100% of the total travel costs up to a platform of 295 euros will be reimbursed on receipt of all invoices and proof of payment.

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