CULTURAL DIVERSITY 24-31 JULY 2011 ADANA/ TURKEY

Project date: 24 - 31 JULLY 2011
Place: ADANA / TURKEY
Partner countries;
TURKEY, ITALY, ROMANIA BULGARIA, PORTUGAL, SLOVENIA, ESTONIA
Objectives:
To promote a broad understanding of the roots of identity while respecting the diversity of youth and social-cultural realities in Europe today;
to provide participants with methodological tools to make different identities and cultural diversity a fruitful experience in their future European youth projects
To integrate accumulated experience in intercultural and non-formal education; To provide participants with concrete ideas to motivate, engage and involve young people to take action for tolerance and understanding in their environment as well as on an international level by achieving “multiplying effect”.
to develop youth workers’ and volunteers’ capacities in the field of intercultural youth work
to improve the quality of YiA projects by strengthening participants’ awareness of cultural diversity
to share experiences and knowledge on intercultural youth work, by giving methodology and methods on how to stimulate a fruitful effect out of cultural diversity for youth and surrounding society and to manage conflicts arising from cultural diversity.

In this context, this training is to develop youth workers’ and volunteers’ capacities in the field of intercultural youth work and to improve the quality of YiA projects by strengthening participants’ awareness of cultural diversity and their ability to successfully work with intercultural youth groups, by developing knowledge on the formation of identity and the impact of different cultural values, by providing a platform to share experiences and knowledge on intercultural youth work.