10/05/2016

Apply for EUtopia Training Course in Serbia

Training Course EUtopia? -Diversity in Changing Europe is being held in Serbia from 26th of June to 1st of July 2016 . The extended application for participants from the Western Balkan region is open until 13th of May 2016.

The activity addresses various implications of the European migrant crisis on youth from the perspective of understanding diversity in rapidly changing Europe.

The training course aims at providing youth work practitioners with competences and tools to understand and better respond to the current realities of young people in changing Europe. The implications of the European migrant crisis is approached from the perspective of how it mirrors the contemporary problematic of dealing with diversity in Europe. The participants will have a chance to gain information and critically reflect on the topic from different angles together with colleagues from other countries, as well as to acquire transferable skills to facilitate young people’s proactive adaptation and empowerment. The activity will take place in Serbia, in the Western Balkan region, which has been the main transit area and a disputed border zone for today’s migration towards the European Union. The region itself has witnessed a large scale emigration and internal displacement of people as a consequence to the conflicts in the 90s, of which impact is still tangible today. The training is based on an existing concept developed and implemented twice by the Latvian National Agency for the Erasmus+: Youth in Action Programme.

For detailed information about the course, please go here.

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