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KA2 “WE SHAN’T TOLERHATE”

TITLE: We Shan’t TolerHate (“WSTH”)

DURATION: 24 months 

Partnership 

Coordinator: ASOCIATIA SE POATE (Romania) 

NGO: MV INTERNATIONAL (Italy) 

NGO: ASOCIACIA ZA RAZVITIE NA BULGARSKIASPORT (Bulgaria) 

“We Shan’t TolerHate” (WSTH) focuses on promoting youth volunteering as an instrument to contrast discrimination against migrants and refugees among the youth categories and within the hosting societies at large. The surge in intolerance, stereotyping and discrimination against migrants and refugees represents one of the most glaring realities influencing political and civil society debate, particularly in the European polities most sensibly hit by the massive migrants and refugee flows from Africa and the Middle Eastern region. 

The final outputs of the project comprise: 

-Manual that will contain the details of the activities implemented and of the related methodologies, serving as a reference for youth operators and organizations willing to implement similar programmes or in need of a benchmark for the design of their own initiatives. 

-Blog that will serve participants and interested external users to keep a direct communication as well as a constantly updated repository of information regarding participants’ own follow-up on their learning 

-Web Platform will be created as a setting of information and e-learning storing information, pictures, videos about the project and will integrate digitalized versions of project outputs 

“We Shan’t TolerHate” (WSTH) focuses on promoting youth volunteering as an instrument to contrast discrimination against migrants and refugees among the youth categories and within the hosting societies at large

The necessity of setting the conditions for youth awareness about racism and discrimination as well as of the active contrast thereof in the field of youth is stressed by the European Youth Strategy, which sets the objective of supporting the development of cultural awareness and the contrast of prejudice among the youth.  

 METHODOLOGY: NFE Methods, simulations, video tutorials, interviews. 

Objectives:

WSTH is promoting rejection of stereotypes, racism and xenophobia among the youth as well as fostering their active involvement in promoting tolerance, inclusion and the positive values of European citizenship through finding, collecting, combining and improving existing good practices in the field of youth work as well as successful and tested methods forming part of the background of each partner organization processing the latter into reference resources for operators (Reports) and programmes of educational development. The target group of the project is going to be young people aged 18-25 of local and migrant origins from each partner country (10 youngster per partner country).  

Main activities: 

– Research and identification of European good practices in contrasting radicalization and prejudice among young people through Storytelling, Sport and Art. 

– 3 transnational Meetings. 

– Implementation of 3 Blended Youth Mobilities (1 per partner country) wherein partners will develop the knowledge, skills and competences of selected youngsters in employing unconventional instruments of Non Formal Education (Storytelling, Sport and Art) as tools for contrasting phenomena of racism and xenophobia among their fellow young people, as well as spreading positive values of inclusion and tolerance. 

– Implementing a set of local activities delivered by participating youngsters in each partner country towards an audience of their own peers (locals and migrants). The focus of the activities will be to convey the educational message of the project to youngsters in local realities. 

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KA2 YOUTH “ENGINE”

KA205Strategic Partnerships for youth – Innovation 

TITLE: Educating New Generations In building a Non-radicalised Environment (“ENGINE”) 

DURATION: 24 months 

Partnership 

Coordinator: Cercle Augustin d’Hippone (France) 

NGO: MINE VAGANTI NGO (Italy) 

NGO: Intercultural Youth Dialogue Association IYDA e.V. (Germany) 

NGO: NORDIC EUROPEAN MOBILITY (Sweden) 

NGO: Namoi (Russian Federation) 

 Educating New Generations In building a Non-radicalised Environment (ENGINE) aims at empowering youth and social workers/operators who work with young people at risk of radicalisation, equipping them with efficient instruments and methodologies aimed at fostering critical thinking as well as preventing radicalisation phenomenon. 

The final outputs of the project comprise: 

-Research and Analysis phase: this phase will be constituted by a) research of national and international existent successful models regarding Forum Theatre and Media Literacy and Digital Storytelling methodologies b) national focus group sessions with target group and stakeholders. 

-Production of the Toolkit “Educational Pathway to Prevent Youth Radicalisation” its draft will be produced during the Joint Staff. The Toolkit will be one of the Open Resources of the Web Platform structured in a PDF version, complemented with video-tutorials of the activities produced during the Joint Staff. 

– Production of the Web Platform “Youth Working for EradicAction” functioning as both an educational hub storing informational materials and educational resources, such as the digitalized version of the Training Format (Handbbok) in E-learning modules, the Toolkit (Manual) in its PDF version and the videotutorials as well a networking channel for youth workers and NGOs to exchange good practices and build new partnerships. 

ENGINE aims at empowering youth and social workers/operators who work with young people at risk of radicalisation

Context: 

ENGINE will explore the potential of Non Formal Education combined with Forum Theatre and Critical Thinking Methodology as a new pedagogical instrument aimed at preventing radicalisation among youth. 

Methodology: 

NFE Methods, simulations, live streaming, video tutorials. 

Objectives:

ENGINE will explore the potential of Non Formal Education combined with Forum Theatre and Critical Thinking Methodology as a new pedagogical instrument aimed at preventing radicalisation among youth. 

The target groups involved in the project will be: 

-Youth workers aged 25+ who work with young people at risk of radicalisation for the Joint Staff; 

-Young people aged 18-25 yo (both locals and migrants) for the Blended Mobility of Young People 

-Young people aged 13-20 yo (both locals and migrants) for the Local Activities. 

-Youth workers/operators and Trainers for the Local Seminar.  

Main activities: 

-Transnational Meetings 

-International Piloting Joint Staff Training Event 

-International Piloting Blended Mobility of Young People 

-Local Activities 

-Local Seminars 

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