"Stand up AGAINST extremism"

Erasmus+ Youth workers TC, Zakopane, Poland

Project Summary:

Training course for youth workers

21 - 27.11.2019, Zakopane, Poland

SYTEV (Slovakia) and Green Elephant Foundation (Poland) implement the training project "Stand up AGAINST Extremism". Within its frameworks we are going to assemble groups of youth workers from 10 countries, particularly dealing with young people with fewer opportunities (groups vulnerable to the influence of violent extremism) and work together during 2 Activities (TC) to increase our skills so we could better address our youth learners in the subject of preventing violent extremism and counter extremist narratives in speech.

The project main objective is to bring updated tools to youth workers so they could better address youths during their work on topics of preventing violent extremism, hate speech and the sources of hatred.

We seek to enhance initiatives that challenge extremist narratives, propaganda, cultural, social, religious, political, ideological differences that lead to extremist violence. By reaching out to youths with fewer opportunities, who are victims and actors, we aim to contribute to this objective in the most efficient way.
We aim to promote intercultural dialogue, media literacy, critical thinking and a sense of initiative among them through counter-narratives campaigns.
We aim to develop participants (youth workers skills) so by the end of the project they have developed and enhanced their knowledge, skills and attitudes in preventing extremist violence, are familiar with the conflict resolution and extremist violence prevention, have developed their capacities to apply and use intercultural dialogue in countering the roots of extremist violence in speech and thoughts. Participant shall be familiar with a gender perspective and gender mainstreaming concepts in countering violent extremism and radicalization.

 

Budget:

Food, accommodation and local travel costs (only during the activity program) will be covered 100% by the grant from local National Agency of Erasmus+. 

WORKING LANGUAGE

English

SAFETY AND INSURANCE

      Travel and accident insurance is a responsibility of the participants. You are advised to buy a regular travel and/ or accident insurance during your travel and your whole stay. If you are a European Union resident you may obtain European Health Insurance Card at your country. The EHIC will make you eligible to make use of local public health care service with no extra charge.

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission.This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.