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This is a reference for Evelina Kvartunaite

How to fight and forestall extremism

The training activity took place
in Kuusamo, Finaland
organised by Oivanki Outdoor Education Centre
21-28 July, 2017
Reference person

Panu Paivarinta

(organiser)
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Aims & objectives

Aim is to empower youth workers and youth leaders with skills, knowledge, and attitudes
to play an active role towards an intercultural society.
Objectives are the following:
- 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

Partner promoters; Belgium, Finland, Greece, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands

Training methods used & main activities

All using experiencial learning, non formal education.

Outcomes of the activity

The TC was designed to foster the participants in the acquisition of learning outcomes necessary to fight
and forestall extremism. The project improved the participants professional development, their involvement as considerate and active citizens in society, raise participants' awareness and understanding of other cultures and countries, offering them the opportunity to build networks of international contacts.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

I was part of 3 trainers running the TC.

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

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