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Across Borders - Youth for Active Participation in Europe

The training activity took place
in Dilijan, Armenia
organised by European Intercultural Forum e. V.
Reference person

Giorgi Kakulia

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Aims & objectives

- To foster an understanding of the concept of European Citizenship
- To empower young people to take an active role in society
- To debate European values
- To share methods and approaches of youth inclusion
- To establish new partnerships and cooperation for the improvement of quality in international youth work

Target group & international/intercultural composition of the group & team

25 participants from Armenia, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Poland and Portugal
Team: one German and one Georgian trainer, one French project manager, one Armenian logistical manager, one Polish support staff

Training methods used & main activities

The applied methods were workshops, simulation excercises, debates, theatre sketches, group buidling exercises, name games, cultural presentations organized by the participants, open space for developing own follow-up activities, daily reflections, final evaluation, and sightseeng activities.

Outcomes of the activity

The project´s results were:
1. A project report, that contains the programme, the used methodology and the outcomes of the project workshops, is compiled and up-loaded on the partner organisations web pages. Additionally, it is distributed in the existing networks of the partners.
2. All in all 12 project ideas were discussed among the participants and finally five were deepened and more elaborated. See the narrative project report for details. By now two of the planned projects are implemented.
3. The main result consists in capacity development of our participants in civic education and youth inclusion focussing on European citizenship in particular.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

The tasks included: concept development for session outlines, development of session outlines, conduction of sessions, evaluation of sessions, daily evaluations, overall evaluation of the training, reporting

I worked on this training for 6 days days as a full time trainer.

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