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How to fight and forestall extremism

The training activity took place
in Oivanki, Finland
organised by Nuoriso

Aims & objectives

- To re-explore the key concepts, such as stereotypes, prejudices, discrimination, extremism, intolerance and their transformation in European reality
- To analyze what are the main reasons for the rise of Extremism in different European countries
- To discover the right attitudes towards an intercultural society
- To promote active citizenship, international dialogue and non-formal education
- To analyze the European values and how they can be used in contrasting those phenomena.
- To develop new projects promoting tolerance and multiculturalism

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

2 international trainers(Armenia, The Netherlands) and the organizer(Finland)

The participants were from Belgium, Finland, Greece, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands.

Training methods used & main activities

Role plays, Programme-rally, Simulation games, Forum-Theater, Group discussions, homework, group presentations, energizers and etc.

Outcomes of the activity

Letter of recommendations to the NGO-s, Youngsters and the oppressed about how to fight and forestall extremism.

Positive evaluation by the participants.


Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

The development of the content part of the project
Implementation of several sessions
Preparation of the trainers' report

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

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