Open Call for 4 participants for Training Course in Cavriglia, Italy
- Name of the project: ”BRICK MADE OF WORDS”
- Date of Project: 20.09.2022. – 23.09.2022.
- Sending Organization: ”BRAVO”
- Place: Cavriglia, Italy
- Participants age: 18 – 25
- The number of participants: 4
- Working language: English
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THE PROJECT “BRICKS MADE OF WORDS”
“Bricks Made of Words: building Europe again through dialogue” is a project dedicated to young European citizens interested in sharing knowledge and perspectives about actual key themes relevant for their future, as well as for the European Unions’ future:
- civil and human rights
- youth employability
The project will select 28 youngsters (18-24 years old) from different EU Countries (Belgium, Bosnia Herzegovina, Italy, Romania, Serbia – Portugal and Cyprus to be confirmed) according to their orientation towards EU policies related to the selected themes (Euro sceptics and Euro supporters) and will bring them together in 6 Events held in Italy, Republic of Serbia, Romania, Bosnia Herzegovina, Belgium and Cyprus (to be confirmed).
During the 6 Events, youngsters will be involved in laboratories, workshops and study visits and will experiment innovative way of debate and knowledge sharing (storytelling, augmented reality, Lego gaming…).
Starting from knowing EU history and values, EU bodies and their functioning, participants will develop critical thinking on sensitive matters, debating and exchanging their thoughts with peers from other EU Countries, for finally developing a document containing all their ideas and recommendation to be presented in Brussels to the EU policy makers during the last event.
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR
The call is open to select 4 youngsters (18-24 years old) coming from 7 Partner Country.
A total of 28 participants will be selected, with an equal participation of Euro sceptics and Euro supporters to allow a wide and fair exchange of ideas and visions amongst participants.
The selection is based on a policy of equal opportunities and does not discriminate on any ground, with due regard to an appropriate balance of nationality and gender.
Participants are required to:
- be between 18 and 24 years old
- be resident in one of the 7 partner country
- be fluent in English
- be interested in participating an intercultural and international project
- be available to participate the 6 Events/mobilities.
WHAT PARTICIPANTS ARE SUPPOSED TO DO DURING THE PROJECT?
Participants will be involved in the following activities:
- Participate 1 focus group about European policies with the other selected youngsters in their Country
- Participate all the 6 Events of the project (details below)
- Remain in touch with the participants of the other Countries, sharing information and impressions through an online database
- Share project results and findings with their peers during local activities
The project activities will take place from July 2022 to March 2023. Dates and venues may be affected to slight changes, that will be promptly communicated to participants in due time.
Participants’ travels, accommodation and subsistence costs will be covered by the project.
Participants will receive health and travel insurance issued according to the Europe for Citizens’ Program of the EU.
Participants will be provided with an info kit before departure, containing relevant practical information about the Event they will attend (logistics, tutors’ contacts, local emergency contacts, updated list of cultural institutions and available complementary activities…).
Participants’ data will be treated according to GDPR rules.
Work language will be English.