Seg Kirakossian

About:

Art is my profession, Human Rights are my passion, and the Youth Work is the place where I combine them both using arts as tools to raise up a voice of youth, to address and solve problems.

Seg Kirakossian has 3 references for past work as a trainer and added 8 tools to the SALTO Toolbox.

Seg Kirakossian

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Current occupation

Film Director, Trainer (freelance)

Work experience

From 2020 - Lecturer of "Video-photo shooting and editing" at the Yerevan Brusov State University of Languages and Social Sciences

2019 - present - Member of Creative Board at "Haik" Documentary Film Studio - State Non-Profit Organization (SNPO)

2014 - present - Project Coordinator and Senior Trainer at Foreign Students of Luxembourg

2016 - 2018 - Contractual Documentary film producer, director at "Contact Media" LLC

2016 - 2019 - Advisor and Trainer at Amities Luxembourg - Armenie A.S.B.L.

2015 - present - Founding President at "Doctor Cinema" Youth NGO

From 2007 to 2020 made around 10 documentary films most of which have been shown on the Public TV of Armenia.

Have been a trainer/workshop conductor in the following projects:
- Trainer in the project ARTinclusive in Luxembourg and Armenia;
- Trainer in the NoHateProject in Luxembourg;
- Filmmaking workshop conductor in the project "Tackling racism and radicalization through the youth work values and interculturality" in Sweden;
- Trainer in the project DocuSpeech Against Hate Speech in Luxembourg and Armenia;
- Trainer in the project MovieDoc in Armenia
- Filmmaking expert in the "Eco-tourism in Armenia" cognition project;
- Filmmaking expert in the long term documentary filmmaking workshop "My Color";
- Trainer in the Youth Camp "Diversity" (OSCE-Armenia project);
- Team Leader in the Youth Exchange “RRR – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” in Italy;
- Workshop leader in the cinematic Youth Exchange “Feels Like Home” in Czech Republic;

Educational pathway

2011 - 2013 - Master's Degree in Cinema Sciences at Yerevan State Institute of Theatre and Cinematography

2011 - 2013 - Youth Peace Ambassadors 2 year educational project organized by the Council of Europe, Youth Department

2008 - 2010 - 2-year leadership course at the School for Young Leaders

2003 - 2004 - 1-year Journalism Course at the “Bridge of Hope” NGO

Fields of training expertise

  • (expert) Campaigning & Awareness Raising
  • (expert) Citizenship Education
  • (expert) Coaching & Mentoring
  • (expert) Communication Skills
  • (advanced) Conflict Management & Mediation
  • (expert) Creativity & Art
  • (advanced) Crisis Management
  • (advanced) Drama & Theatre
  • (advanced) Environment & Ecology
  • (advanced) Entrepreneurship (Social)
  • (advanced) Human Rights
  • (advanced) International Youth Work
  • (advanced) Open Space Technology
  • (expert) Organizational Management
  • (expert) Peace Education
  • (expert) Personal Development & Empowerment
  • (expert) Project Management
  • (expert) Youth Exchanges

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) Youth Exchanges
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) Training & Networking
  • (advanced) European Youth Centres (CoE)
  • (advanced) European Youth Foundation (CoE)

Working with specific target groups

  • (expert) Intercultural Teams
  • (advanced) Marginalized & Excluded Youth
  • (advanced) Minorities
  • (expert) Women's Issues & Groups
  • (expert) Young People with a Physical Disability

Experience with specific geographical regions

  • (expert) Eastern Europe and Caucasus
  • (expert) European Cooperation

Language Skills

  • (fluent) Armenian
  • (fluent) English
  • (good) Russian

Trainer references

  • Training course "ARTinclusive"

    Awaiting validation (requested 2022-12-18)
    The training activity took place
    in Luxembourg, Luxembourg
    organised by Amities Luxembourg - Armenie a.s.b.l.
    September 30 - October 9, 2019
  • "MovieDoc" TC

    Awaiting validation (requested 2022-12-20)
    The training activity took place
    in Dilijan, Armenia
    organised by Foreign Students of Luxembourg
    April 26 - May 4, 2017
  • Promoting Media Literacy Education TC

    Awaiting validation (requested 2022-12-18)
    The training activity took place
    in Dilijan, Armenia
    organised by PCYD Belgium
    November 10-18, 2018

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This profile was last modified on 2020-01-18

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