This is a reference for Nelli Gishyan

"ECYON for Human Rights Online"

The training activity took place
in Istanbul, Turkey
organised by Europe Caucasus Youth Network
17-25 January 2015
Reference person

Mustafa Gündoğdu

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Aims & objectives

The project was motivated by the increasing need to combat against the growing problem of human rights violations on the Internet, which are usually in the form of “hate speech”. Based on the idea that the use of human rights education is one of the most efficient ways in such a combat, the project aimed to raise the awareness of youth workers about the importance of this issue and equip them with necessary competencies to combat all forms of hate speech online through non-formal education.

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

24 youth workers were involved into the Training Course which was organized in Istanbul, Turkey. The participating youth workers from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Romania and Turkey were engaged in an interactive learning environment through a participatory learning approach.

Training methods used & main activities

Only activities that use non-formal learning methods were used during the TC.

Outcomes of the activity

After the training course was created international network of youth organizations, that started strong coopeartion among themselves.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

There were two trainers in the projects one of them was me. I was mianly working on the topic of Human rights online (Ho Hate Speech Movement Campaign) and offline.

I worked on this training for 7 days as a full time trainer.

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