This is a reference for Erik Ghazaryan

Youth workers against extremism and xenophobia

The training activity took place
in Vienna, Austria
organised by ZeitRaum

Aims & objectives

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

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

The team consists of 2 international trainers(Armenia, Ukraine) and one project manager(Austria).

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

Training methods used & main activities

Forum theater, role-plays, simulation games, NGO fair, energizers and etc.

Outcomes of the activity

Recommendations for youth workers in fighting extremism and xenophobia

Good evaluations from the participants about the project results.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

Design of the content part of the project
Implementation of several sessions

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

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