Call for partners for training course under Action 3.1 of Youth in Action program.

Call for partners for training course under Action 3.1 of Youth in Action program.
Title: “Lets contribute to a GREAT Europe”
Hosting NGO: Qendra per Zhvillim Social ( Center for Social Development)
Partners needed: 4 SEE, 4 EU plus 1 Turkey (to be chosen on basis of first to apply).
Venue: Pogradec, Albania
Date: JUNE 2013

Aim:
The TC”You`re Young! Think Sustainable, Act Sustainable, Live Sustainable”, that the hosting organization “Centre for Social Development” is going to implement in Pogradec, Albania will last 7 days and will gather participants from EU, SEE and Turkey. Young people coming from these countries will have the opportunity to interact with each other while sharing their experiences, opinions and also gain skills and receive information on such an important issue for our common future. Youth has a fundamental role in addressing important global issues and their activism must be encouraged. A space will be also set for participants to practice the skills gained though preparing workshops about the topic and having possibility to get feedback from the trainers’ team as well as from each other.

Objectives:
The training will be about European Citizenship and the objectives will be as follows:

1. Enhance capacities of youth workers on European citizenship
2. Promote the importance of participation on democracy and cultural diversity development
3. Strengthen Intercultural Dialogue among youngsters in order to live and work better as European Citizens
4. Widen pax knowledge on European Institutions & EU citizenship(past & present of EU)
5. Promote YiA programme
7. Strengthen existing network and create new partnerships

Method:
The whole training course will be based on the non formal education approach and learning by doing. Participants will have the space to learn through use of different methods such as: small/big group work, role plays, simulation exercises, debates, theoretical input and practical work, etc. The trainers will be free lance experts European Citizenship and non- formal Education education, so they can meet this way all the requirements of the group in order to offer them a perfect learning space.

Participants:
We expect 27 participants (3 per each organization) from 9 different organization involved in youth work. The participants shall be aged 18-30 years old, so it can give space to the group to explore conflict from different points of view.
Participants are required to have a good command of spoken English and be able to attend full duration of the training as well as able and willing to undertake follow up activities when they get back.

Financial Conditions:
The hosting organization will provide 100% of accommodation for 7 days, 3 meals per day and 2 coffee breaks per day. The travel will be reimbursed 70% based on the use of cheapest mean of transport and upon presentation of original bills and invoices. The project seeks funds from Youth in Action Program.

ALL INTERESTED ORGANIZATIONS TO BE PARTNER OF THIS TRAINING SHALL SEND THE PIF for CENTER FOR SOCIAL DVLP(PDF OR SCAN) AND THE 2012_ PARTIII+(WORD DOC) IN THE FOLLOWING MAIL zhsocial@yahoo.com NO LATER THAN 20 AUGUST 2012!