TC “Face 2 Faith”- 24-31 October 2019 in Armenia

Title: Face 2 Faith

 Dates: 24.10.2019 – 31.10.2019

Place: Yerevan, Armenia

Project description:

“Face 2 Faith” is a mobility of youth workers, KA1 Training Course, under Erasmus+ and will be implemented by Copernicus Berlin e.V. (Germany). The training course will take place in Yerevan, Armenia and it will involve 28 youth workers from 7 different countries (Germany, Belgium, Spain, Bulgaria, Georgia, Ukraine and Armenia).

The main aim of “Face 2 Faith” is to provide youth workers with educational support and open space for sharing and exchanging knowledge on interreligious dialogue. Some of the specific objectives of the projects for youth workers are: to promote interreligious dialogue and acceptance among youth workers and equipping them with tools and methods to further promote those among young people; to provide participants with new knowledge that will help them to challenge stereotypes, prejudices and foster mutual understanding; to raise competences of youth workers to empower youngsters in our communities and raise their competences and motivation for critical review towards media and media reporting, when it comes to religious backgrounds

The project will use non formal learning methodology including methods such as: ice breakers, energizers, name games, reflection groups, working into intercultural subgroups, facilitated discussion, creative presentations, simulation, case study and debates

 

Target group:

-Mix of existing and experienced youth workers but also youth workers who are new or newish to interfaith and interreligious dialogue and intercultural topics.

-Ready to actively promote interreligious dialogue and fight against stereotypical thinking and acting about different religions.

-Demonstration of social sensibilities (socially active youth workers/volunteers with a role in local communities and interested in promoting interreligious dialogues in their local contexts).

-Ready to share personal intercultural stereotypes and experiences and analyse them from different perspectives

The participants will have the following tasks: To complete the Participant’s mobility report sent by EU, make at least one publication or article, presentation or other/online (on organization website, Facebook or other social network). In addition, everything else that you could do or organize as a dissemination of the project will be warmly welcomed and appreciated from us.

*We encourage participants of all eligible ages to take part in our project.

*Regarding gender balance, we shall take care that the proportion of females and males participating is close to 50%/50%.

*Moreover, equality of chances is one of the values shared by Copernicus and its partners; we will not tolerate any kind of discrimination throughout this project, especially regarding the selection of the participants.

*On National Agency request, the partner organisations have to be able to justify the integration of their representatives in the target group. Only the participants belonging to the target group could be funded in the frame of this project.

*The Youthpass will be released at the end of training to all participants;

Partner countries: 

Germany, Bulgaria, Belgium, Ukraine, Georgia, Spain, Armenia

Training area: 

Yerevan is the capital and largest city of Armenia as well as one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited cities. According to the official estimate of 2016, the current population of the city is 1,073,700. Yerevan is the administrative, cultural, and political center of the country. The history of Yerevan dates back to the 8th century BC, with the founding of the fortress of Erebuni in 782 BC. Yerevan was named the 2012 World Book Capital by UNESCO. Tourists usually visit the Matenadaran which contains one of the largest depositories of ancient books and manuscripts in the world, Tsitsernakaberd (the official memorial to the victims of the Armenian Genocide), Yerevan Opera Theatre (the main spectacle hall) and the Cascade (a giant stairway made of limestone).

Accommodation and travel costs: 

During the project duration (24-31 October 2019), the participants will be offered (free of charge) accommodation in triple or quadruple rooms for 7 nights, 3 meals and 2 coffee breaks a day, materials etc.

The participants will be accommodated at Capital Hotel in Yerevan (53B Aygedzor St, Yerevan 0019), Armenia, located in the center of the city. Breakfast will be served as buffet, lunch and dinner will be served with a great variety of food.

Participants can get inside the hotel and make their check-in starting from 12.00 am on 24th of October 2019.

Contribution fee: 

Contribution fee: 20 euro This way we will ensure the participants have a stake in the project: A modest contribution from participants to the overall costs of a project helps to create a sense of investment and ownership as well as participants tend to value what they receive more when they have contributed to it.

If you are interested in and would like to take part in  please fill the from here :  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSduhBmS5FXONO3QkCiLOLJMbSpc5SOT-8EbaLIc_vAZW1ulOg/viewform?c=0&w=1

Deadline: 17 August 2019

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