Monday, March 17, 2008

Info-training in Albania, Durres/Exploring European Citizenship- Fostering Youth Participation

Exploring European Citizenship- Fostering Youth Participation

Training details

Activity organised by NGO/Others

Activity date: 2008-04-24 - 2008-04-29
Activity type: Training course
Target group: Project managers, Youth leaders, Youth workers
For participants from: Greece, Italy, Slovenia, United Kingdom, Albania, Croatia, Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of, Serbia, including Kosovo
Group size: 24
Venue place, venue country: Durres city, ALBANIA

Aim: The main aims of this training course are to join together 24 youth leaders / workers coming form different region of Europe (SEE and EU), in order to empower them with competencies on citizenship, which they can use within their projects and practices; and to support their role as multipliers developing initiatives integrating young people from different cultural backgrounds in the strengthening of civil society.Objectives:- to provide participants with key concepts for active citizenship and key concept relating to it- To enable participants to reflect on meaning and understanding of Active European citizenship, Democratic Citizenship, youth participation - To reflect on Construction and deconstruction of a European identity;- to share experiences in relation with youth work among participants coming from different realities and civil societies (SEE and EU) - To empower participants to use non formal education as a mean of empowering young people - To foster participation of young people in social life (participation in local projects, voluntary activities, organisations, etc.);- To provide tools how they can access to active citizenship (inequality/diversity/discriminations in participation, social in/exclusion etc.).- To use Youth in Action Programme as an Instrument to foster European Citizenship (above all Action of the programme)- to provide tools, information, knowledge for participants in order they can act as multipliers in their organisation setting up project which foster European citizenship - To create new bridges of contacts between participants coming from SEE region and EU countries for further future cooperation

Costs: Board and lodging covered 100% by the 'Youth in Action' programme. Travel expenses covered 70% by the 'Youth in Action' programme.
Working language: english
Organizer's profile/framework of activity: BEYOND THE BARRIERS, National Association of Young Disabled and other disadvantage youngsters is a voluntary, non-profit, non-governmental organization that protects the rights and interests of young people. Our working areas include: Human rights, education, professional courses, training, infrastructure, employment, counseling, youth exchanges in and abroad country. Our association is developing projects and programmes in local, national and European level.

Deadline: 2008-03-28
Date of selection: 2008-04-10

Application to:
Bulevardi Gjergj Fishta,
Pallati E 88, Perball ish Ekspozites, Nr.12,
PO BOX 87,
Tirana, Albania
Phone: 00 355 692091795
Fax: E-mail:

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