This is a reference for Riccardo Gulletta

"Beyond Borders: Euro-Mediterranean Training Course"

The training activity took place
in El Masnou, Spain
organised by Catalan National Youth Council
2-9 June 2011

Aims & objectives

- To explore Euro-Mediterranean diversity by promoting intercultural dialogue.
- To reflect on the Human Rights situation in the Euro-Mediterranean area focusing on active citizenship.
- To explore the concept and situation of youth participation.
- To share good practices among participants in relation both to Non-Formal Education work with young people on Human Rights and participation, and to participation and organisation of young people at local level.
- To foster new projects in the Euro-Mediterranean area within the framework of Non-Formal Education.

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

- Young political leaders and youth workers coming from Spain, Italy Portugal, Turkey, Israel, Palestine and Egypt.
- Team formed by trainers form Spain and Italy.

Training methods used & main activities

- Non Formal Education methodology, implemented with non-formal learning based methods like groups dynamics, debates, simulations and groups of discussion.
- Theater of the Oppressed methodology was implemented during the activities, using Image Theater and Drama methods.

Outcomes of the activity

- Awareness on diversity in the EuroMed area through Interculturality.
- Knowledge about HHRR situation and Active Citizenship in the EuroMed area.
- New ideas and proposal on youth participation and its implementation.
- Exchange of best practices on Non Formal Education work whit young people and on Youth participation.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

- Trainer in charge of training session on Euro-Med cooperation, HHRR Education, Citizenship Rights, Youth Participation, Conflict Resolution, Youth in Action and MEDA Programme, follow-up.
- Trainer in charge of a reflection group of participants.

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

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