This is a reference for Carly Walker-Dawson

On The Move: Latin American regional training

The training activity took place
in Lima, Peru
organised by IFM-SEI
12-19 January 2018

Aims & objectives

• To raise youth organisations’ awareness of the benefits of youth mobility
• To support youth organisations in better dealing with visa obstacles in international youth work
• To share experiences in youth work with young refugees and migrants and equip youth workers with competencies to better include them in their organisations
• To share the experience of European youth mobility projects and transfer it to the Latin American reality and work in the region
• To use online tools to share results, offer online training and develop the partners’ ICT competencies

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

Participants: groups of three young people from Brazil, Peru, Nicaragua and Bolivia.

Team: four team members from Peru, Spain, Turkey and Belgium.

Training methods used & main activities

• Ice breakers
• Team building
• Small group work
• Simulation activities
• Discussion
• Case studies
• Manifesto writing
• Meeting with local decision-makers
• Film screening and discussion
• Action planning
• Field trip
• Daily reflection groups
• Evaluation and feedback

Outcomes of the activity

• Four localised projects on topic of migration, refugees, visas and regional youth work
• Strengthened network in Latin America on these topics
• Increased inclusion of migrants and refugees on national and local levels participating countries
• Raised awareness of online and print tools on the topics: the online platform, visa hub, online courses and resource manual
• Advocacy on social inclusion of refugees in Peru after meeting with the mayor's office

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

I had oversight of the programme planning and delivery, supporting the project coordinator who was leading on the logistics and team coordination. I delivered my allocated parts of the programme and offered direction to other team members, as well as liaising with the host organisation.

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

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