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ERASMUS GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS MENA FORUM 2020 | #EGP2020: Fostering Global Citizenship Education to Move Beyond the SDGs

The training activity took place
in Rabat, Morocco
organised by Erasmus Global Partnerships
29th of February- 2nd of March
Reference person

Neringa Tumenaite

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Aims & objectives

To facilitate dialogue and knowledge exchange on the role that Civic Society and local Entrepreneurs play in promoting inclusive and sustainable economic growth, and the role that global citizenship education in facilitating Global Youth Partnerships further.

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

This international activity hosted 60 people who were activists, youth workers, youth leaders, entrepreneurs, academics, and policymakers from MENA and Europe.

Countries involved: Algeria, Bahrain, Belgium, Denmark, Egypt, Germany, Ghana, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanese, Lebanon
Lithuania, Moroccan, Nigeria, Omani, Palestina, Spain
Syria, Tunisia, and the United Kingdom.

The trainers' team consisted of 11 people from Europe, India, and Africa ( )

Training methods used & main activities

Non-formal education methodology, including discussion, experiences, and experiences shares. Additional methods were policy dialog with relevant stakeholders and policymakers and the creation of policy recommendations for effective Development and Development Cooperation between Europe and MENA in the fields of Education and Entrepreneurship.

Outcomes of the activity

- This forum served as international space for discussions on how Global Citizenship Education & Internationalisation of Higher Education contributes to skill development and the increase of employability of young people;
- It explored the role of Inclusion, Media & Information
Literacy and improved Socio-Economic opportunities in building and sustaining a Culture of Peace;
-Participants were supported to create cooperations across borders and disciplines and to create Social Entrepreneurship projects;
- Policy recommendations or effective
Development and Development Cooperation between
Europe and MENA in the fields of Education and
Entrepreneurship have been created as a part of this forum.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

Full-time trainer, responsible for the facilitation of workshops and discussion groups.

I worked on this training for 3 days as a full time trainer.

Testimonial of the reference person

I am a Co-founder of the project, and was one of the coordinators. Aiste joined as a trainer, and did an amazing job in using non-formal education activities to support the Forum.

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