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tHRead: techniques for Human Rights: ensure, act, defend

tHRead: техніки для прав людини: забезпечуй, дiй, захищай


Dates: 25-09-2016 - 01-10-2016

Place: Kharkiv, Ukraine

Type: Regional Youth Meeting

Participants: 10

Deadline: 20-07-2016


Aim

The main aim of this project is to raise awareness of the young generation about the importance of human right education, intercultural dialogue and international cooperation that leads to continuous peace and to equip young people with the tools to combat social injustice and conflicts. The main issues addressed during& the project will be: human rights, non-violent communication and no hate speech campaign. During the project participants will set an action plan for their local environment and an activity plan for local campaigns.


Description

The peace meeting is designed for young people from Ukraine, Georgia and The Russian Federation. This is the second phase of the bigger project. The first activity took place in Georgia in December 2015. The need of this peace meeting arises from the current political situation and relationships among Ukraine, Georgia and Russia. By analyzing the causes of conflict/violence and promoting intercultural dialogue, this project aims to address threats to peace, security and social cohesion as well as it aiming to prevent the negative impact of political conflicts among these countries. Human rights education emerges as a central strategy to address conflict and accelerate progress towards achieving peace.  


Requirements

The project is open for those who are interested in the topic and have a strong motivation to participate, those who were involved in the field of no-hate movement and human rights in the past and want to improve their skills and knowledge.

All participants selected for this project are expected to meet the following criteria:

  • be 18-25 years old
  • be able to communicate in English
  • have strong motivation to act as multiplier in the field of promoting peace
  • be directly involved in youth work

Financial conditions

This project is financed by the European Youth Foundation and Council of Europe.

Travel costs will be reimbursed up to 65% (participants are asked to cover 35% of their travel costs).Maximum travel costs for round-trip reimbursement per participant are: Georgia – 240 euros, Russia – 130 euros, Ukraine – 30 euros.

Visa costs are 100% covered.

Accommodation and food will be provided during the whole duration of the project.