Hi ! I will be very happy to working with you. I am fluent in EN-FR-ES. My experiences in various places & positions (NGOs, European networks,NA-FR of the YOUTH/YiA/ERASMUS+ Programmes, COM's DG EAC & EACEA-, free lance services for NAs & NGOs & within a the inclusion network of French "Missions Locales"; may provide you the ressources you need for conceiving/implementing your project(s). So, don't be shy ! Contact me ! :-)
Looking forward to getting in contact with you !

Benoit MIDA-BRIOT has 3 references for past work as a trainer.


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  • Borislava Daskalova
    Borislava Daskalova

Current occupation

Counsellor on Youth projects and international Youth training projects and International/European trainer

Work experience

2017-2018: Educational Advisor in 2 private highschools in Paris and in Saint Denis.

2016-2017: Project Officer in charge of "Equality among our Territories" and head of the training department, for ANI NGO. Based in Paris.

2008 - ... : FREE LANCE INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANT AND SENIOR INTERNATIONAL TRAINER. Based in Lyon and further on in Paris (since 2015).

* Expert evaluator on KA1 & KA3 applications submitted to the ERASMUS+ YiA French NA in February 2016 (R1-2016) & in October 2016 (R3-2016)
* ERASMUS+ Expert evaluator since 2016 for the applications submitted to EACEA
* Trainer on Erasmus+ YiA for the staff of Youth Information and Neighbourhood Youth Houses of New Caledonia in Nouméa (October 2015)
* YOUTH IN ACTION Expert Evaluator for 2013-2014 applications submitted to the EACEA in the Framework of the regular 3 yearly rounds + 2 specific call for tenders
* Several contracts for providing counselling of project engineering and capacity building of training courses, seminars and exchanges of professionals (preparation of applications...) for ONGs
* Several contracts for coordinating and being trainer on training activities (TCs)

2003-2007: HEAD OF THE EUROPEAN DEPARTMENT of the French NGO "JEMRA" (structure-tool of the regional network of the 50 "Missions Locales" of the French Rhône-Alpes region). Based in Lyon.
* Management of European mobility programmes for Young people with fewer opportunities aged 18-25 years old (followed-up by the "Missions Locales"): EVS (volunteering), Leonardo da Vinci (vocational training), Seasonal employment (Hostelery and catering) with 2 staff
* Coordination and animation of a European Conference "Local Authorities involved in the fight against exclusion, for equal opportunities and the inclusion of Youth", in Lyon

2002-2003: EVS PROJECT OFFICER at the European Commission DG EAC's Technical Assistance Office "Socrates-Leonardo-Youth". Based in Bruxelles.
* Responsible of the EVS team on "Development-Quality-Training"
* Participation to the assessment of applications submitted at centralized level and preparation and follow-up of the European selection Committees. Follow-up of the Financial contracts with the promoters

2000-2002: EVS PROJECT OFFICER at the French National Agency of the YOUTH Programme 2000-2006 and responsible for "Social Inclusion" (settled at INJEP: French National Institute for Youth and Community Education). Based in Paris.
* Participation to the assessment of applications submitted at decentralized level and preparation and follow-up of the National selection Committees. Follow-up of the Financial contracts with the promoters.
* Contribution to the creation and the pilot experimentation in France of "EVS Reinforced Mentorship for Young people with fewer opportunities", device extended further on to all the Programme countries and the following European Programme YOUTH IN ACTION 2007-2013
* Co-author of the Training-Kit n°8 on "Social Inclusion". Publication produced in the Framework of the covenant between the European Commission and the Council of Europe on Youth.

1999: EUROPEAN PROJECT COORDINATOR for the ALLIANCE of European Voluntary Service Organisations, based at the head of network "UNAREC International Department" in Clermont-Ferrand, France.
* Implementation of the former DG XXII "Education-Training-Youth" of the European Commission pilot programme "EVS short-term International Work Camps 1999" in the framework of the centralized strand of the European EVS Programme 1999 targeting the involvement of 150 Young people with fewer opportunities into International Work Camps of 3 weeks.
* Coordination and animation of the ALLIANCE network.
* Educational advisor for the involved members of the ALLIANCE in 8 countries.
* Strategical communication with the partners networks Service Civil International (SCI) and Youth Action for Peace (YAP).


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Educational pathway

1992: French professional diploma level of Community Education and Youth work ("BEATEP" Childhood and Youth).
1991: College level (DEUG) of Right and Laws.
1991: BAFD (French volunteer Youth Director patent).
1988: BAFA (French volunteer Youth leader patent).
1988: High school diploma

Fields of training expertise

  • (expert) Animation
  • (beginner) Bullying & Harassment
  • (expert) Campaigning & Awareness Raising
  • (advanced) Change Management
  • (expert) Citizenship Education
  • (expert) Coaching & Mentoring
  • (expert) Communication Skills
  • (expert) Conflict Management & Mediation
  • (expert) Creativity & Art
  • (expert) Crisis Management
  • (expert) Diversity & Anti-Racism
  • (advanced) Drama & Theatre
  • (advanced) Environment & Ecology
  • (expert) Equal Opportunities
  • (expert) Evaluation & Assessment
  • (expert) Event Management
  • (expert) Financial Management
  • (advanced) Fundraising
  • (advanced) Gender Awareness & Mainstreaming
  • (expert) Global Education
  • (expert) Group Dynamics & Motivation
  • (advanced) Health & Prevention
  • (advanced) Human Rights
  • (expert) Intercultural Learning
  • (expert) International Youth Work
  • (expert) Labour Rights & Employment
  • (expert) Leadership Development
  • (expert) Lobbying & Advocacy
  • (advanced) New Information Technologies
  • (advanced) Open Space Technology
  • (expert) Organizational Management
  • (advanced) Outdoor & Experiential Training
  • (advanced) Peace Education
  • (expert) People Management & Cooperation
  • (expert) Personal Development & Empowerment
  • (expert) Project Management
  • (expert) Public Relations & Marketing
  • (expert) Recognition of NFLearning
  • (expert) Social Inclusion & Exclusion
  • (expert) Time Management
  • (advanced) Training of Trainers
  • (expert) Valorisation of Projects (DEOR)
  • (expert) Volunteer Programmes
  • (expert) Youth Exchanges
  • (expert) Youth Information Work
  • (expert) Youth Participation & Initiatives
  • (expert) Youth Policy
  • (advanced) Youth Violence & Criminality
  • (expert) Youth Worker Training

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) Youth Exchanges
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) Training & Networking
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA2) Transnational Youth Initiatives
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA2) Strategic Partnerships
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA2) Capacity Building (other countries in the World)
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA3) Youth Policy Meetings
  • (expert) European Solidarity Corps Volunteering
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (lifelong learning, non-youth)
  • (intermediate) European Youth Centres (CoE)
  • (intermediate) European Youth Foundation (CoE)
  • (intermediate) Solidarity Fund for Youth Mobility (CoE)
  • (expert) European Institutions
  • (advanced) Youth Partnership CoE-COM
  • (expert) International Youth Structures
  • (intermediate) Private Foundations
  • (intermediate) United Nations

Working with specific target groups

  • (expert) Children
  • (intermediate) Families
  • (advanced) Gay, Lesbian, Bi & Transgender work
  • (expert) Intercultural Teams
  • (expert) Marginalized & Excluded Youth
  • (advanced) Men's Issues & Groups
  • (expert) Minorities
  • (beginner) Religious Youth Groups
  • (expert) Women's Issues & Groups
  • (beginner) Young People in/from Conflict Areas
  • (beginner) Young People with a Mental Disability
  • (advanced) Young People with a Physical Disability
  • (beginner) Young People with a Sensory Disability

Experience with specific geographical regions

  • (intermediate) Africa
  • (beginner) Asia
  • (expert) Eastern Europe and Caucasus
  • (expert) Euro-Mediterranean Co-operation
  • (expert) European Cooperation
  • (expert) Global Cooperation
  • (expert) Latin America
  • (expert) North-North Cooperation
  • (advanced) North-South Co-operation
  • (beginner) South East Europe

Other skills

1) Euro-Latino-American Youth activities: Volunteering, Youth Exchanges, Training and networking. 2) European vocational training (former LEONARDO DA VINCI) and lifelong learning (former GRUNDTVIG) 3) Employment programmes (European Social Fund) for NEET young people 18-25 years old.

Language Skills

  • (fluent) English
  • (fluent) French
  • (beginner) German
  • (beginner) Italian
  • (beginner) Portuguese
  • (fluent) Spanish

Other languages

Basic elements of Litteracy Arab (Egyptian)

Trainer references

  • TC "Different and the Same"

    Awaiting validation (requested 2020-01-17)
    The training activity took place
    in Baku, Azerbaïdjan
    organised by "Democratic Youth" Public Union
    1 - 10 March 2014
  • TC "Let's start to learn each other"

    Validated (2020-01-17)
    The training activity took place
    in Ganja, Azerbaïdjan
    organised by Youth League for Intercultural Cooperation
    11-18 May 2014
    Reference person

    Mr. Sadig RZAYEV

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  • TC "Value of Difference"

    Awaiting validation (requested 2020-01-17)
    The training activity took place
    in Baku, Azerbaïdjan
    organised by "Democratic Youth" Public Union
    25 April - 4 May 2014

This profile was last modified on 2018-05-21

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