KA1 Youth “All Projects” NEST BERLIN

KA1 Youth “All Projects” NEST BERLIN

Eastern Encounters – Creating space for dialogue and peace

The project represents a 4 phases dialogue process among 4 partners from the EU and 4 partners from the EaP region.
Our organization in collaboration with its partners has developed a daring dialogue program in the spirit of the EaP program and the European values.


Start: 01-06-2018 – End: 31-05-2020ProjectReference: 2018-1-DE04-KA105-016247EU Grant: 58028 EURProgramme: Erasmus+Key Action: Learning Mobility of IndividualsAction Type: Youth mobility


Project TOPICs:

The dialogue process is aimed to the enhancement of the partners’ skills in peacebuilding and a social change on a hand, and the creation of a transnational dialogue forum on the other. Stable partnerships based on a common understanding of the complex issues will optimize collective action and the advocacy outreach of the partners.

TARGET GROUPs:

Young people

APPROACH / METHODOLOGY:

Our action is based on strategic thinking and down-to heart thinking.

Project ACTIVITIES:

During the first action, the participants will go through an high-quality training about peacebuilding and conflict management. In this training will confront topics like conflict analysis, advocacy, Reconciliation and Project management, in the second training, the participants will instead dip deeper into the idea of peace intervention and the technical skills needed to promote a peacebuilding campaign.
In the third phase, the more committed among the participants will gather to integrated their local and personal experience and they will device conflict sensitivity workshops to be implemented in the following youth exchange Last but not least a controlled multiplication event will be implemented with a youth exchange the former participants will act as team leaders for the national delegations in the exchange and they will facilitate also the workshop they had previously devised and that we will implement in the youth exchange.
All of this will be achieved through an intercultural and transnational dialogue that will bring people together from different backgrounds and different realities to celebrate together peace diversity and peace social activism.

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Rural on the Go

NEST Berlin carried out a Erasmus Plus Multi-Activity called “Rural on the Go”, involving 28 youth workers and leaders in two related events ( TCs ) in order to boost the development of soft skills, green skills, entrepreneurial attitudes and competences in agriculture, basic knowledge of ICT with the aim to garner the basics of a new form of employability for youngsters in rural areas.


Start: 01-01-2018 – End: 31-12-2018Project Reference: 2017-3-DE04-KA105-015935EUGrant: 38385 EURProgramme: Erasmus+Key Action: Learning Mobility of IndividualsAction Type: Youth mobility


Project TOPICs:

As farming is the main economic activity in most rural areas of Europe, farmers play a key role in Europe which cannot be understated. Even though their value is clear, many young people no longer see farming as a viable prospect for their future.

Some of the objectives of the project were:
– To develop new NFE tools for youth workers/leaders to spread awareness about agricultural entrepreneurship;
– To combat youth unemployment of rural areas;
– To promote environmental awareness among young people;

TARGET GROUPs

youngsters

APPROACH / METHODOLOGY

Requiring attention and perseverance through NFE methods, initiatives and actions.

Project ACTIVITIES

The two related and interconnected activities of the project were:

A1 TC “My Green Future”:Administering to participants new knowledge skills and attitudes in regards to the agro-business and sustainability.

A2 TC “Green Way”:Allocating knowledge and results which were achieved in the local activities’ phase by partner organizations and participants.

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EnvironMend

Notwithstanding the high environmental standards integrated in EU policies at all levels, European states face concrete environmental challenges due to the complexities and spillovers of industrial and technological advancements.


Start: 30-05-2018 – End: 29-03-2019ProjectReference: 2018-1-DE04-KA105-016426EU Grant: 19270 EURProgramme: Erasmus+Key Action: Learning Mobility of IndividualsAction Type: Youth mobility


Project TOPICs:

The European Environmental Agency highlighted in its report (2010), identified the transition towards a green economy as one of the changes needed to secure the long-term sustainability of European societies.
Despite several short- improvements, the achievement of the goals set for 2020 is, according to the Agency, limited by persisting issues in terms of insufficient protection of the natural capital, uncertain effects of resource-efficiency policies and impact of pollution on human health.

TARGET GROUPs

EnvironMend (EM) involved 40 youngsters from 8 countries

APPROACH / METHODOLOGY

Inspired by the work of the “Working Committee for Nature and Environmental Education” (ANU), and “Nature Detectives” successful programmes regarding environment and sustainability, Nest Berlin members thought that it was time to improve this type of education with NFE activities.

Project ACTIVITIES

Promoting the growth of grassroots sustainable behaviours concretely promoting environmental sustainability.

The event was implement in 2018.

Building Trust Through Cooperation

The aim of “Building Trust Through Cooperation” was to use innovative tools through NFE in subjects such as Satire/comics, narrative and music, as methods to enhance understanding and open dialogue between individuals of different political, religious, ethnic and geographical backgrounds.


Start: 10-02-2018 – End: 09-02-2019Project Reference: 2017-3-DE04-KA105-015928EU Grant: 35505 EURProgramme: Erasmus+Key Action: Learning Mobility of IndividualsAction Type: Youth mobility


Project TOPICs:

The project aimed at positively affecting the condition of migrants/refugees in the following ways:
– An open discussion on the condition of refugees, engaging against stereotypes and xenophobic sentiments among local populations
– Peace building through conflict resolution activities, using NFE methonds, which aims to develop awareness and competences of youngsters in the field.

TARGET GROUPs

It was addressed to help migrants/refugees and youth target

APPROACH / METHODOLOGY

The project provided the participants with new NFE techniques in the following topics: Music, Satire/Comics, Understand of Narrative.

Project ACTIVITIES

NEST Berlin implemented an Erasmus+ Multi-Activity “Building Trust Through Cooperation” (BTTC) involving 50 youth workers and educators from partner organizations in two international events, which comprised of two Training Courses ( TCs ), both of which were held in Berlin, Germany.

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Journey to Peace

Journey to Peace was a Training Course involving youth workers from different countries. It aimed at training and educate youth workers engaged in working with migrants and minorities.


Start: 01-08-2018 – End: 31-05-2019ProjectReference: 2018-1-DE04-KA105-016421EU Grant: 15430 EURProgramme: Erasmus+Key Action: Learning Mobility of IndividualsAction Type: Youth mobility


Project TOPICs:

Nowadays while the world is “shaken” by terrorist attacks, violence, fights for the power, etc., the Mass Media are the only, and daily, “supply” of information. In this background while people are suffering and thinking only for themselves, prejudices and stereotypes are spreading far and wide, nurturing hate between countries. 

TARGET GROUPs

Youth workers from migrants and refugees field.

APPROACH / METHODOLOGY

Ice breakers, team building, simulation excercices, debates, roundtable, SWOT analysis, poblem and solution trees, and study visit.

Project ACTIVITIES

The Training Course “Journey to Peace” took place from 14th to 22nd of February 2019 in Berlin, GERMANY. 

Building Europe Together – BE YOUTH

“Building Europe Together – BE YOUTH” was a Partnership Building Activity which involved 20 participants from Germany, Bulgaria, Romania, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Greece, Spain and Italy. The event took place in Berlin (Germany) from 09 to 14 December 2019.


Start: 01-08-2019 – End: 31-05-2020Project Reference: 2019-2-DE04-KA105-018112EU Grant: 12345 EURProgramme: Erasmus+Key Action: Learning Mobility of IndividualsAction Type: Youth mobility


Project TOPICs:

Due to the social media invasion and the increase of the online presence of people, the urban centres are losing their historical characteristics. The city centre doesn’t seem to be anymore the beating heart of the city, and this causes serious consequences at the economical and social level. Taking into account Eurostat studies as a landmark for our project, more than 80% of the young people have been using the internet and social media on a daily basis.

TARGET GROUPs

It was addressed to youth workers, social workers and local administrators, who have developed a special interest in urban sustainability and have already worked on social inclusion of young people in urban marginalized areas.

APPROACH / METHODOLOGY

Begin a reflection leading to the creation of concrete projects, in order to contribute the resolution of the problems exposed in Berlin, to be then transferred in the contexts of all the cities involved

Project ACTIVITIES

Partnership Building Activity in Germany

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Sport Activities to Foster Entrepreneurship

Massive youth unemployment, marginalization and exclusion are a structural concern of Consortium countries and regions. These crucial challenges affect particularly the most fragile bands of the youth population and are directly linked as consequences and causal factors to the fewer opportunities of personal development; education and employability, characterizing the foregoing targets as compared with their peers and representing one of the main drivers of the diffusion of phenomena of apathy and rejection among the youth.


Start: 01-07-2019 – End: 30-06-2020Project Reference: 2019-1-DE04-KA105-017695EU Grant: 43641 EURProgramme: Erasmus+Key Action: Learning Mobility of IndividualsAction Type: Youth mobility


Project TOPICs:

Recognition, transparency, certification

According to Statista findings, youth unemployment is a particularly concerning phenomenon in Slovakia (with 18,3% as of July 2018) and Bulgaria (11,1% as of July 2018). On the other hand Germany is an example to be follow since youth unemployment is diminished from 11,9% in 2007 to 6,42% in 2017. For what concerns neighbouring countries forming part of the Consortium, a particularly high youth unemployment rate is presented by Palestine (49,9%, July 2018), Jordan (39,9%, 2017) and Egypt, where, according to Statista, 34.3% of youngsters were unemployed as of December 2017.

TARGET GROUPs

24 youth workers and youth leaders and 45 youngsters

APPROACH / METHODOLOGY

Activities to Foster Entrepreneurship involving 24 youth workers and youth leaders and 45 youngsters, in an educational itinerary aimed at providing them with knowledge, skills and NFE tool to foster social inclusion, personal development and community engagement of disadvantaged youth categories (NEETs, youngsters from marginalized rural areas) in partner countries.

Project ACTIVITIES

1. TC “The Treasure Behind Sport”:  Training participants to employ useful instruments and knowledge to promote youth inclusion through Sport.

November 2019.

2. YE “The Youth SporTrepreneur”: Helping participants understand sport’s role as a tool of personal development.

To be decided.

Hate is not an option: countering Islamophobia in Europe

This project was developed to, first of all, answer identified needs of partner organizations and youth workers, leaders and trainers and to support them in development of competences need for acting against hate speech targeting Muslim community in Europe.


Start: 01-01-2020 – End: 31-08-2020Project Reference: 2019-3-DE04-KA105-018504EU Grant: 27035 EURProgramme: Erasmus+Key Action: Learning Mobility of IndividualsAction Type: Youth mobility


Project TOPICs:

This project aimed to empower both participants and partner organizations to stand against hate speech targeting Muslims, especially in online environments. Based on WE Can manual, Training Course  proposed a set of online and offline communication and educational approaches and tools to undermine discrimination expressed through hatefull narratives.

TARGET GROUPs

Young people, youth workers and leaders, online activists and citizens in general but above all, on all those who are discriminating and spreading hateful narratives.

APPROACH / METHODOLOGY

The purpose of this project was to increase the number of individuals and organizations, spread the methodology used for development of counter and alternative narratives and support use of the tools that can effectively tackle problem of islamophobia and hate speech targeting Muslims (WE CAN! manual) which, as it was described and explained throughout the project, is burning problem and human rights threat across Europe.

Project ACTIVITIES

This project had one activity, a 7-days long training course for youth workers, youth leaders and trainers.

EmployAbilty starts from us!

EmployAbility starts from us!” was a Training Course in the frame of Erasmus Plus Programme addressing the improvement of knowledge and competencies of youth workers from the partner organizations engaged in training/development of activities focused on supporting unemployed or looking for a job youngsters, with a peculiar attention to NEETs and youngsters with economical problems that cannot afford a private course/counseling to support them entering the labor market. 


Start: 01-02-2019 – End: 30-11-2019Project Reference: 2018-3-DE04-KA105-017342EU Grant: 20827 EUR Programme: Erasmus+Key Action: Learning Mobility of IndividualsAction Type: Youth mobility


Project TOPICs:

The specific objective of the project was to train 26 youth workers active members of partner organizations, to improve themselves and developing key competences and skills on supporting unemployed or looking for a job youngsters, with a peculiar attention to NEETs and youngsters with economical problems, through the participation at a 8 days training course.

TARGET GROUPs:

The training course addressed to youth workers is based on non-formal learning and will be a good opportunity for them to develop their EN competencies as well.

APPROACH / METHODOLOGY:

NFE methods

Project ACTIVITIES:

The aim was to make the youth workers experience personally the activities, evaluate them and then disseminate and implement them at a local level with the target group mentioned above.

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