Why so Radical? - seminar on preventing youth radicalization and extremism


Coordinated by Fundacja "Zielony Słoń" / Green Elephant Foundation

Venue: Zakopane, Poland, 5-11 December 2016


     The participants have been already recruited from among the members of associations and organizations who are partners of this project. There is 24 youth workers, youth leaders and educators from 8 countries who are aged 18+, interested in the field of peace and education, discovering new non-formal tools for tackling various topics, ready to share the results created within the frameworks of this project.

         Seminar "Why so Radical? – Preventing youth radicalization and extremism" takes place in Zakopane, Poland, 5-11 December 2016. 

         The activity will gather youth workers, leaders and educators from Poland, Georgia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Ukraine, Albania and Spain into an international team of experts which will discuss the topic of violent radicalization among young people, work on solutions, explore possible tools and their usage as well as establish new links between organizations working in similar fields.

     The event will be promoted within youth organizations on local and international level. The other outcome of this seminar will be development and implementation of future project ideas in the fields of human rights, solidarity, shared values, tolerance and youth work.





No participation fee!

100% of accommodation, food and activity costs are covered by the program.

The travel costs are reimbursed up to a certain limit.


Travel and accident insurance is a responsibility of the participants. You are advised to obtain a free European Health Insurance Card as well as buy a regular travel insurance for your whole stay abroad.


Willa Józef in Zakopane, Polish mountain region of Podhale. You will be stayinh in 2-3 shared roms with bathrooms. Wifi available in the hotel area. Workshops will be organized in a building just 10 steps away. 


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.

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