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Training Course: "Youth Participation Outside the Ballot Box" - 2014

The training activity took place
in Yerevan, Armenia
organised by SILBA Support Initiative for Liberty and Democracy - Aarhus, Denmark
5th-12th November 2014

Aims & objectives

This training course, "Youth participation outside the ballot box", will explore
the role and possibilities of young Europeans when it comes to being active,
democratic citizens outside the ballot box. It will be done, by inviting
organizations from 8 different countries from both Western and Eastern
Europe. Through a training course the participants will be encouraged to
investigate, explore, reflect and share their experiences, thoughts and tools of
their daily work with young people in civil society. The participants will be
challenged into thinking in innovative, creative and alternative ways of
understanding activism, democracy, youth and the possibilities of both their.
local and national democratic realities

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

The participants are coming from organizations from
Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, Romania, Moldova, Ukraine, Georgia and Armenia.

The team was composed of:
-for the coordination: Carmen Medina, Gunnar Eriksen Havsteen-Mikkelsen, Esben and Mad from SILMBA (Denmark)
- for the trainers: Bojana Ilic (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and Margaux Richet (France/Germany)

Training methods used & main activities

Non-formal education methods were used such as energizers, language games, team games, body-oriented sessions, small groups work...

Outcomes of the activity

Some ideas for other youth-exchange projects using for instance Art were discussed at the end of the TC.

A poetical and philosophical report of the project was made by Mad, one of the participant and coordinator of the project:

It is a different and sensible way to get an impression of the work and feelings that happened during the TC.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

As a full-time trainer I was responsible with my co-trainer Bojana Ilic to implement the activities of the TC.

I worked on this training for 8 days as a full time trainer.

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