Javier Milán López


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Javier Milán López has 6 references for past work as a trainer.

Javier Milán López

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Current occupation

Trainer & Youth Worker

Work experience

-Trainer, Youth Worker and Project Assistant at GoEurope. July 2017 - September 2020
-Member of European Youth Forum Pool of Trainers. Mandates 2017 & 2018
-Member of the Pool of Trainers of Spanish National Agency for Erasmus+ Programme in Youth (INJUVE). April 2016-Currently
-Expert Trainer of ROMACT Programme (Council of Europe and European Commission). Member of Support Team in Capacity Building and Local Initiatives Development for Spain (September 2016-Currently)
-Facilitator-Trainer. February 2016-Currently):
SELFMATE (January 2020). Financial education and inclusion of Euroepan minorities.

WOW (May 2019). Increase awareness and capacity of youth workers and young people to become global citizens.

Webinar: "Interns/Volunteers in my organisation: The 'win-win' approach!" (November 2018)

FAKE OFF Training Course (October 2018). Developing youth workers' digital skills to address fake news phenomenon with young people through non-formal education.

WAO Training for Educators (December 2017). Developing skills and competences of participants to fight against ethnic and cultural discrimination and to promote the inclusion of cultural minorities in Europe.

ADV-ENT-ure Study Session (November 2017). Study Session organised by Y-SRN and Y-E-N on social inclusion and ENTER Recommendations (European Youth Center of Strasbourg, Youth Department of Council of Europe)

EVS Annual Event in Spain (Talayuela, June 2017). Last training activity of EVS once they finish their projects organised by Spanish National Agency along with REVE (Spanish ex-EVS volunteers association) and El Quinto Pino

European Youth Event (May 2017). Facilitating groups working on Volunteering and Empowerment

Colourful Minds: “Say NO to Racism” (Barcelona, July 2016)

Localite it! Sudy Visit for Youth Social Entrepreneurship (The Netherlands, March 2016);

Mobile Seminar Youth Express Network Evaluation Campaign (France-Belgium, November 2015);

-European Voluntary Service (February 2015-February 2016) at PRO VITAM WELFARE ASSOCIATION - NEVO PARUDIMOS (Resita, Romania)
Sport activities with children with disabilities and non-formal educational activities with Roma children;
Facilitating workshops with high school and university students about non-discrimination and social issues;
Participating in Council of Europe Seminars and Events;
Designing and applying Erasmus + Projects;
Implementing and facilitating Y-E-N Mobile Seminar (Council of Europe)

-Consultant (Internship) - Organizational Development Area: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Processes (September 2013-March 2014) at ALWAN WA AWTAR (Cairo, Egypt)
Developing A&A Mission/Vision: Theory of Social Change;
Organizational Development - Organizational Learning;
Participatory Impact Assessment. Although was not intentionally oriented to education, as a member of A&A pointed out (Yasmine El Rifai, Coordinator): "The methods suggested, designed and implemented by Javier were very creative, as they served a double objective: (1) collecting data for the needed impact assessment and (2) engaging community youngsters in a reflective process that proved to very valuable in itself, as an educational process, regardless of the impact assessment. As a facilitator of this process, Javier's excellent observation, listening, and questioning skills, as well as the sincerity of his human contact were his essential tools"

Social Educator (January 2012-March 2012) at DIAGRAMA FOUNDATION
Youth re-education in a Detention Centre

Project Manager Assistant (March 2011-September 2011) at KASSUMAY SENEGAL ONGD
Providing assistance and trainings to Africans (Integration);
Planning and running workshops activities in Mbour, Senegal;
Participating in the building of a Medical Centre and a Primary School in Mbour, Senegal;
Supervising Integration and Cooperation Aid Projects

Educational pathway


-Development Aid Projects Planning and Management: LogFrame
-Elaboration and Development of alternative framings: Outcome Mapping and Theory of Social Change
-Development Processes Analysis and Management based on participatory and critical thinking approaches
-Quantitative and Qualitative Research methodologies
-Development of participatory workshops

BACHELOR OF POLITICAL SCIENCES AND PUBLIC ADMNISTRATION (September 2006-June 2011) - Universidad de Valencia
-Study of Political Sciences and Political Philosophy through classical and contemporary theories
-Public Administration Management
-Spanish, European and International Political Systems
-International Relations

-EVS Mid-term / On Arrival Trainings (Predeal and Sinaia, Romania - March 2015 and October 2015): Reflecting and learning about EVS Programme and about EVS projects on grassroots
-Youth Transition through Voluntary Service (Budapest, Hungary - October 2015): Reflecting and learning about EVS actors and their concerns as well as opportunities after EVS
-Volunteering for Remembrance (Oravita, Romania - May 2015): Learning about Roma Holocaust during the II World War. Learning non-formal education methods and toold focused on Hisotry and Remembrance
-Mind the Gap (Brcko, Bosnia Herzegovina - April 2015): Reflecting about Youth Action and Social Inclusion. Learning non-formal education methods and tools to use in Social Inclusion and Youth Work fields

Fields of training expertise

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

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

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

Working with specific target groups

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

Experience with specific geographical regions

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

Other skills

Fields of training expertise: Digital Youth Work (advanced)

Language Skills

  • (fluent) English
  • (fluent) Spanish

Trainer references

  • Y-E-N Inclusion Train Seminar

    Awaiting validation (requested 2020-10-06)
    The training activity took place
    in Strasbourg (France) and Brussels (Belgium)
    organised by Youth Express Network
    November 12th to November 20th
  • So Keres Europa?!

    Awaiting validation (requested 2020-10-06)
    The training activity took place
    in Cluj-Napoca (Romania)
    organised by Phiren Amenca
    12th July 2015 to 19th July 2015
  • ADV-ENT-ure Study Session

    Validated (2022-06-09)
    The training activity took place
    in Strasbourg (European Youth Center), France
    organised by Y-SRN and Y-E-N, along with Youth Department of Council of Europe
    13 November 2017 to 17 November 2017
    Reference person

    Maria Roidi

    (Director of Study Session and Co-trainer)
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  • WAO Training

    Awaiting validation (requested 2022-10-07)
    The training activity took place
    in Leeds, UK
    organised by WAO Partnership, E+ Project
    11-19 December 2017
  • FAKE OFF - Training Course

    Awaiting validation (requested 2022-10-07)
    The training activity took place
    in Valencia, Spain
    organised by FAKE OFF Partnership, E+ - Coordinated by GoEurope (hosting)
    1-5 October 2018
  • WOW

    Awaiting validation (requested 2020-10-06)
    The training activity took place
    in London, UK
    organised by WOW Partnership, Erasmus+ project
    12-17 May 2019

This profile was last modified on 2021-02-10

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