“Leading the Intercultural Dialogue in our Projects for Better Acceptance of Diversity in Society”

Deadline: 20 August 2016  
Open to: youth workers, trainers, youth leaders coming from Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Greece, Italy, Macedonia, Slovak Republic, Spain, Turkey
Venue: 23-31 October 2016, Zadar, Croatia

Description

The core activity of the project is an 8 day long training course. It will be held in a youth hostel in Zadar, from 23-31 October 2016. The project will gather 31 participants, trainers and staff from 10 organisations and countries (Croatia, Macedonia, Italy, Czech Republic, Spain, France, Greece, Turkey, Bulgaria and Slovakia).

The project targets youth workers willing to promote and lead quality inclusion and intercultural dialogue in projects and communities and who are willing to improve intercultural learning/dialogue in their organisations’ activities for a more inclusive society that accepts diversity around us.

Objectives:

  • To share realities and experiences with discrimination, exclusion and marginalization of different groups (including migrants and refugees) in different European communities/countries;
  • To explore and promote intercultural acceptance of diversity and respect of Fundamental / Human Rights in Europe;
  • To increase participants’ ability to deeply understand and empathise with different socially excluded and marginalised groups in our communities;
  • To promote intercultural dialogue as an instrument in acquiring the knowledge and aptitudes for dealing with a more open and more complex environment;
  • To enable participants to develop and lead quality youth work projects which contribute to intercultural dialogue and acceptance of diversity in communities;
  • To further develop their competences in communication, conflict transformation and teamwork for quality leadership and facilitation of intercultural dialogue in intercultural youth work;
  • To introduce the Erasmus+ Youth in Action programme and to develop new projects and future European level cooperation among partners with the topic of intercultural dialogue.

Eligibility

Youth workers, trainers, youth leaders coming from Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Greece, Italy, Macedonia, Slovak Republic, Spain, Turkey.

Costs

Travel costs: 70% of travel costs will be reimbursed only for the cheapest way of transport and preferably for the return tickets. You will be reimbursed for 70% of your travel costs (for all the original tickets and ways of travel that are plane, bus, train or ferry, NOT taxi and NOT car);

Food and Accommodation: Organizers will provide 3 meals and 2 coffee breaks per day;

Participation fee: None.

How to Apply?

If you are interested to participate in the training course, please complete the online Application Form no later than the 20 August 2016. Selected participants will receive the detailed Infosheet no later than the 27 August 2016.

If you have any questions don’t hesitate to contact Antonija Lelas at [email protected] or Phone: 00385 95 848 0513.

For more information, please check out the official call.

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