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Euromed Youth Challenges; Understanding The Present To Face The Future

The training activity took place
in Alicante, Valencia - Spain
organised by Libertas International ngo
7th –14th October 2012

Aims & objectives

Aim:
To train youth leaders, social workers and young activists living in countries of the Mediterranean region to explore and understand the situation that young people are experiencing in the contemporary days; The current challenges that young people are facing in the Euro-Mediterranean region and the effects of
the globalization, migration, climate change and environment damage, discrimination, unemployment, gender discrimination, political repression, etc. and how they can take actions in order to face these problems in the future.

The main theme of the training course
is youth policies and urban/rural
development.

Objectives:
- To promote active citizenship among young people,
- To develop solidarity and to promote tolerante among young people,
- To create a mutual understanding among young people from different countries,
- To contribute for the development of quality of Systems that support activities in the field of
youth,
- To promote European cooperation in the field of youth,
- To promote the sharing of best practices in the field of youth work.

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

30 young leaders from 6 countries (Egypt, France, Italy, Morocco, Palestine and Spain)

Training methods used & main activities

- power point presentations,
- peer-to-peer learning and group work,
- simulation activities,
- debates and share of best practices.

Outcomes of the activity

- Participants became aware of the current challenges youth in the participating countries face about their youth policies and what's the effect of Arab spring on the Euro-Med area and Women current rule in making change together with Environmental awarness

- Submitting papers of youth policies from the participating countries to Council of Europe

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

- Responsible for Non-Formal learning of the course
(Ice breakers, Energizers and interactive games)

- Co-organizer for logistics and Coordinator for the Egyptian team

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

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