Riccardo Gulletta


"I am not a liberator. Liberators do not exist. The people liberate themselves" Che Guevara

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Riccardo Gulletta

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Current occupation

Project and Policy Officer - Free lance educator & trainer

Work experience

2019 - 2020: Programme Coordinator at Lifelong Learning Platform (Brussels, Belgium): Design and writing of project proposals and related documents; fundraising, administrative and financial management of projects and partnerships; logistical support to the organisation of projects' events; management of dissemination and exploitation of projects' results; coordination of advocacy activities in collaboration with the Policy, Advocacy
and Campaigning officers; coordination of the Member Organisations' project managers community; organisation of trainings for Member Organisations on project management, partnerships and fundraising; coordination of partnerships and start-up of new networking initiatives.

2018 – 2019: Project Manager at EAEA - European Association for the Education of Adults (Brussels, Belgium) - General coordination, administration and reporting of projects; participation in project meetings; preparing information on projects for internal and external audiences; contributing to EAEA events; working with the Secretary General and the Policy Officer on general EAEA issues.

2016 - 2018: Project and Policy Officer at OBESSU (Brussels, Belgium) - Organising Bureau of European School Student Unions.
Conceptualization and planning of projects (content, budget, logistics). Contact with OBESSU’s Member and Candidate organisations regarding their participation in the projects. Contact with hosting organisations, partners and other actors regarding the projects. Responsibility over events implementation, including financial management. Follow-up and reporting of the projects. Preparing applications for grants from the European Commission, Council of Europe and other institutions or foundations relevant to the activities of OBESSU. Monitoring European (and global) policy developments in the field of education, training and youth. Supporting the OBESSU Board in their policy work, especially through policy briefings. Gathering opinions of OBESSU Board and Member organisations and developing policy papers, statements and positions. Advocating for OBESSU policies. Translating relevant policy developments into OBESSU educational practice. Supporting OBESSU Working Groups in policy field.

2014 - 2020: Expert for EACEA the European Commission - Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency - Assessment of project proposals KA2 Capacity Building in the field of Youth, in the framework of the ERASMUS+ Programme.

2013 - Ongoing: Member of the Trainers' Pool of the Directorate of Youth and Sport of the Council of Europe

Freelancer Trainer - Educational Advisor.
Responsible for design, implementation and evaluation of training and educational programmes, using Non-Formal Education methodology.
▪ 2014-2015: Trainer in the "American and African Political School", organised by IUSY in Asunción (PY) and Cape Town (ZA).
▪ 2011-2012-2013: Member of the Joint Programme team in the University of Youth and Development, organised by the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe in Mollina (E).
▪ 2010: Pedagogical coordinator in the Community Project with Participatory Video "Sueños de barrio, sueños del Mediterráneo", organised by Escola Popular de Cinema NGO in Barcelona (E).
▪ 2009: Trainer in the "Interactive Theatre project for earthquake victims", organised by Teatro Integrato Internazionale in L'Aquila (I).

2011 - 2016: Project Manager - Educational Advisor at INCA - International Network for Culture and Arts.
Coordination and management of educational and cultural projects in EU and South-East Europe countries. Responsible for design, implementation (including budget and technical management), monitoring, evaluation and reporting of assigned projects. Technical dialogue with public administration and international institutions. Responsible for design, implementation and evaluation of training programmes.
· 2016: Training Course "IDEA - Intercultural Dialogue for European Awareness" in Barcelona (E).
· 2015: Training Course "Youth, Theatre and Intercultural Dialogue" in Belgrade (RS).
· 2015: Youth Exchange "ACID - Art and Creativity for Intercultural Dialogue" in Barcelona (E).
· 2015: Training Course "Social ARTpreneurship for Innovative Solutions" in Barcelona (E).
· 2014: Study Visit "INCAGLOCAL: from local to international networking" in Barcelona (E).
· 2014: Training Course “Activist Theatre for Active Citizenship” in Barcelona (E).
· 2014: Networking project “INCA in Action” in Circello (I) and London (UK).
· 2013: Training Course “Theatre for the Right to Education in Europe” in London (UK).
· 2013: Training Course “Theatre for Active Citizenship” in London (UK).
· 2013: Training Course “Theatre to Explore European Citizenship” in Bristol (UK).
· 2013: International Youth Meeting “AbraLaCarpa Arts Meeting” in Barcelona (E).
· 2013: Training Course “Youth and Work with INCA and Southeast Europe” in Barcelona (E).
· 2012: Training Course “100 years of Dialogue in Europe” in Barcelona (E).
· 2012: Evaluation Meeting “STOP&GO: looking back towards future” in Barcelona (E).
· 2011: Training Course “DO YOUth WORK? Audiovisual for Social Performance” in Barcelona (E).

2009 - 2015: Member of the Pool of Trainers of the National Youth Council of Catalonia.
Design, implementation and evaluation of training activities, using Non-Formal Education methodology. Topics covered: Human Rights Education, Youth Cooperation, Advocacy, Capacity Building of youth organisations.
▪ 2014-2015: General coordinator of the Joint Programme of the 2nd and 3rd Mediterranean University on Youth and Global Citizenship in Hammamet (TN).
· 2013: “2nd Euro-Arab and Mediterranean Youth Leaders Meeting: Networking and Partnership Development”, in the framework of the 1st Mediterranean University on Youth and Global Citizenship in Hammamet (TN).
▪ 2013: Euro-Mediterranean Youth Meeting "Youth and Social Transformation" in Barcelona (E).
▪ 2012: Euro-Med Training Course "Youth Participation and associativism - New ways of
participation" in Barcelona (E).
· 2011: Training Course "Beyond Borders: Euro-Mediterranean Training Course" in Barcelona (E).
· 2010: Training “Youth Meeting in Sahara. Strengthening cooperation between groups of Sahrawis and Catalan young people” in Manresa (E).
▪ 2009-2012: National Structured Dialogue Processes “Agora Jove” in Catalonia (E).
▪ 2009-2012: Training for Trainers in "Non-Formal Education" in Barcelona (E).

2008 - 2009: Educator at SIDASTUDI (Barcelona, Spain).
Pedagogical coordinator for intensive workshops on Sexual Health and AIDS prevention in High Schools and Youth Centres. Training design of non-formal education activities for young people. Administrative tasks. Information service and awareness-raising for HIV-positive people.

2006 - 2008: International Officer at RAI Recursos d'Animació Intercultural (Barcelona, Spain).
Coordination, management and technical implementation of international youth cooperation projects in EU, South-East Europe, MEDA and Latin America countries. Technical dialogue with public administration and international institutions. Support to other projects and activities of the organisation.

2005 - 2006: Educator at Fundación Pere Tarrés (Barcelona, Spain).
Educator in schools, youth clubs, youth centres and summer camps, working with children and young people at risk of social exclusion.

2004 - 2005: Italian teacher for VET students and Adult learners in Barcelona, Spain.

Educational pathway

2020: MOOC "LEARNING TO TEACH ONLINE" – UNSW Sydney (The University of New South Wales)

2017: MOOC “ESSENTIALS OF YOUTH POLICY” – The partnership between the European Commission and the Council of Europe in the field of youth


2015: Online Course "Global Education: The Intercultural Dimension", organised by the North- South Centre of the Council of Europe and The Network University.

2012: Online Training Course in Project Management, organised by AVALON NGO with the support of the Catalan Agency for Development Aid (Spain).

2009: Training Course "Towards Dialogue Euro-Mediterranean Training Course. Exploring innovative approaches of Non Formal Education for intercultural youth work" in Tarragona (Spain), organized by the Catalan National Youth Council.

2009: Training for Trainers on "Non-formal Education" organized by the National Youth Council of Portugal in Tarrafal, Cape Verde, within the framework of the First African University for Youth and Development.

2009: Social Intervention Theatre I Degree at Forn de Teatre Pa’tothom (Theatre school) in Barcelona (Spain).

2007: Training Course “Getting Global! Euro-Latin-American Training Course promoting Global Citizenship in Youth Work” in Tigre, Buenos Aires (Argentina), organized by the Catalan National Youth Council.

2007: Advanced training for trainers course "XL" on Non-Formal Education methodologies and international projects with the Youth in Action Programme in Murcia (Spain), organized by the Spanish National Agency and Region of Murcia's Youth Council.

2006: Training for Trainers Course on "Human Rights Education with Young People" in Valencia (Spain), organized by the Spanish National Agency and the Regional Government of Castilla y León.

2005: Graduate in Peace Culture at Escola de Cultura de Pau, UNESCO Chair on Peace and HHRR, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain).

2004: Scholarship for research in foreign countries on History of Philosophy at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain).

2002: Bachelor of Philosophy at Università degli Studi di Messina (Italy).

Fields of training expertise

  • (expert) Animation
  • (beginner) Bullying & Harassment
  • (expert) Campaigning & Awareness Raising
  • (expert) Citizenship Education
  • (advanced) Coaching & Mentoring
  • (expert) Communication Skills
  • (expert) Conflict Management & Mediation
  • (expert) Creativity & Art
  • (advanced) Crisis Management
  • (advanced) Diversity & Anti-Racism
  • (expert) Drama & Theatre
  • (advanced) Entrepreneurship (Social)
  • (advanced) Equal Opportunities
  • (expert) Evaluation & Assessment
  • (advanced) Event Management
  • (advanced) Financial Management
  • (advanced) Fundraising
  • (expert) Global Education
  • (expert) Group Dynamics & Motivation
  • (advanced) Health & Prevention
  • (expert) Human Rights
  • (expert) Intercultural Learning
  • (expert) International Youth Work
  • (advanced) Leadership Development
  • (expert) Lobbying & Advocacy
  • (intermediate) New Information Technologies
  • (advanced) Open Space Technology
  • (expert) Organizational Management
  • (intermediate) Outdoor & Experiential Training
  • (expert) Peace Education
  • (advanced) People Management & Cooperation
  • (advanced) Personal Development & Empowerment
  • (expert) Project Management
  • (expert) Recognition of NFLearning
  • (expert) Social Inclusion & Exclusion
  • (advanced) Time Management
  • (expert) Training of Trainers
  • (advanced) Valorisation of Projects (DEOR)
  • (expert) Volunteer Programmes
  • (expert) Youth Exchanges
  • (advanced) Youth Information Work
  • (expert) Youth Participation & Initiatives
  • (expert) Youth Policy
  • (expert) Youth Worker Training

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) Youth Exchanges
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) Training & Networking
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA2) Transnational Youth Initiatives
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA2) Strategic Partnerships
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA2) Capacity Building (other countries in the World)
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA3) Youth Policy Meetings
  • (beginner) European Solidarity Corps Volunteering
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (lifelong learning, non-youth)
  • (advanced) European Youth Centres (CoE)
  • (expert) European Youth Foundation (CoE)
  • (advanced) Solidarity Fund for Youth Mobility (CoE)
  • (expert) European Institutions
  • (advanced) Youth Partnership CoE-COM
  • (expert) International Youth Structures
  • (advanced) Private Foundations
  • (advanced) United Nations

Working with specific target groups

  • (expert) Children
  • (expert) Intercultural Teams
  • (advanced) Marginalized & Excluded Youth
  • (advanced) Minorities
  • (expert) Young People in/from Conflict Areas
  • (intermediate) Young People with a Mental Disability
  • (intermediate) Young People with a Physical Disability
  • (intermediate) Young People with a Sensory Disability

Experience with specific geographical regions

  • (expert) Africa
  • (expert) Euro-Mediterranean Co-operation
  • (expert) European Cooperation
  • (expert) Global Cooperation
  • (expert) Latin America
  • (expert) North-North Cooperation
  • (expert) North-South Co-operation
  • (expert) South East Europe

Language Skills

  • (fluent) English
  • (intermediate) French
  • (fluent) Italian
  • (fluent) Portuguese
  • (fluent) Spanish

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This profile was last modified on 2021-04-06

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