⌂ - Projects organised by East-West-East Germany;
✈︎ - Projects East-West-East Germany participated in.
DECEMBER 06, NOVEMBER 29, 22
⌂ Online Workshops „Feelings and Needs of You(th)“.
In the mini online workshop series about the Feelings and Needs of You(th) participants got a new understanding about communication; communication with compassion, towards others and themselves. They discovered the four steps of Nonviolent Communication: observation, feeling, need and request; practiced how to clearly express themselves without blaming or criticizing and how to listen empathically without hearing blame or criticism.
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⌂ Seminar “Nature calls outdoor education for mental health and self-development” in Hagen Berchum, Germany.
The seminar focused on an analysis of the outcomes of the training and the implementation of the interphase. Participants further explored outdoor education and its usage as an inclusive tool for youth work in their organization.
⌂ Study visit to Germany: „Promoting Youth Potential for better Prospects“ in Hagen Berchum, Germany.
A group of the Youth Councils members from Georgian municipalities came to Hagen Berchum for a study visit. The programme includes sessions on types of learning, public speaking, event management, etc. In addition, the group met members of the Hagen Youth Council and visited the Hagen Rathaus.
✈︎ Youth Exchange „Human Rights Education through Sports“ in Hungary.
The Youth Exchange brought together 30 participants to explore how sports can be used for human rights education through various tools, methods, and approaches. Together, the participants created and designed sport games to promote and educate about Human Rights. They put them into practice through a human rights education through sports workshop during BAIS sports afternoon open event on Margaret Island in Budapest. These games are included to the VIDEO MANUAL
⌂ Youth exchange ”Intercultural learning in Europe”, Phase 2 in Turkey.
Participants got some more theoretical information. At the end of the second part participants created four online campaigns promoting immigration from the perspective of bringing good influence and benefits to the society.
⌂ Study visit to Georgia: „Promoting Youth Potential for better Prospects“.
It was a part of a common project with Georgian municipalities, which aims to promote culture of participation, youth development, and young people’s initiatives. The project was funded by the German Foreign Office.
✈︎ LARP-Youth exchange ”Europe in the time of crisis” in Berlin, Germany.
Participants analyzed the political dimension of climate change. Live action role play (LARP) was divided into 3 blocs and lasted in total around 20 hours.
JULY 28 - AUGUST 05
⌂ Youth Exchange "Climate Change in Europe. Future for the Planet" in Kranenburg, Germany.
The largest youth exchange of the year. We hosted 65 young people from 9 countries. They discussed the reasons for climate change, what it means for Europe and participated in one of the six workshops with different methodologies (social media, theatre, art, photography, podcast making, and music) and explored the topic of climate change in a creative way.
⌂ ESC-Volunteering project (short-term) ”Shaping Our Future” in Hagen Berchum, Germany.
Participants worked on the outside and built a tool shed, compost, insect hotels, etc.. There were also workshops: Graffiti, Video, an Upcycling Art and a Tool Shed Painting workshop.
JUNE 30 - JULY 04
⌂ Youth Exchange "Intercultural Learning in Europe”, Phase 1 in Hagen Berchum, Germany.
The participants approached the topic of immigration through their personal biographies. They explored the Ruhr-region together and observed how society has changed and keep changing due to immigration and what opportunities and prospects arise from this.
During the creative part the participants put what they observed into practice in acting and music workshops. The results - theatre plays and musical performances - were demonstrated on a stage of a youth Center „Kultopia“ in Hagen.
JUNE 27 - JULY 4
⌂ Training Course “Nature calls outdoor education for mental health and self-development” in Georgia.
The project promoted outdoor education as an inclusive tool in youth work; equipped participants with skills for outdoor education, including preparation of activities, risk assessment, health and safety measures, and outdoor methods.
✈︎ Training Course "Mental Health. Break the Stigma”, in France.
Participants attended group sessions about stigma and mental health: were learning about Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Non-violence Communication, Gratitude Sessions, and Meditation.
✈︎ Partnership-building Activity “IMECE Antalya, Come together again!” in Turkey.
IMECE Antalya is a networking event for all people interested in German-Turkish youth work. We created space to exchange good practices and find new partners, discussed the situation of young people after pandemic and explored grassroots youth initiatives.
⌂ Youth Exchange “Cooperation in Diversity. Unity in Diversity” in Turkey.
During the project, young people were strengthened in thematic areas such as migration and human rights, as well as getting to know different cultures.
⌂ Training Course “Climate Change - Time to Take Action” in Hagen Berchum, Germany.
The project helped to increase knowledge about climate change reasons, its significance for Europe and the Paris Climate Agreement implementation among the youth workers.
✈︎ Youth Exchange “ArtBeat” in Spain.
On this project participants became aware of the importance of exploring their identity through music. At the end of the project they had 4 recorded songs and a concert.
MARCH 26 - APRIL 02
✈︎ Training Course for youth workers “Caring through Sharing” in Ireland.
The overall aim of the Training Course was to improve the self-awareness and self-confidence of Youth workers from across Europe so that they can support the young people they work with and can guide them in their learning process as full, authentic people. The Course participants did this through the development of a learning toolkit which they can use with their own young people in their own countries after the Course.