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This is a reference for Ilze Jece

Climate Change

The training activity took place
in Langeness, Husum, Germany
organised by UK National Agency, British Council Germany, United Nations Environment Programme/GRID
23.04.2012- 27.04.2012

Aims & objectives

• Build awareness in young Europeans of the issues of climate change
• Use German case studies of climate impacts as a focus to examine how Europe is being affecting by climate change and global interdependence.
• Understanding of the topic through several approaches (rural vs urban, local vs European etc).
• Increase youth initiative applications linking democratic processes through lobbying policy makers
• Provide support networks between young people interested in priority topic

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

21 young people from 15 European countries. Training team consisted of support staff from British Council, experts from UNEP/GRID, local scientists, English farmer and youth trainer.

Training methods used & main activities

Field visits, interactive lectures and workshops, simulation of Wadden sea climate challenges, group sessions for collaboration, project development and learning facilitation.

Outcomes of the activity

Following articles and information resources about the training course:

http://arctic-climate.tumblr.com/
http://climate-l.iisd.org/guest-articles/connecting-youth-and-nature-to-act-on-climate-change/

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

Ensuring integration of non-formal education principles throughout the program; facilitating group processes.

I worked on this training for 5 days as a full time trainer.

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