Goes Europe

Start & End Date: 08.2018 – 10.2019
Participating Countries: Germany, Portugal, Belarus, Ukraine, Russia, Spain
Project Partners: Stella (Ukraine), Association Euroaccion (Spain), Cazalla
International (Spain), MEDesTU (Portugal), Rota Jovem (Portugal), Office for Initiatives
Promotion (Belarus), NGO Fialta (Belarus), Academy of Inovation (Russia), Regional Youth Public
Organization Opora (Russia) and Center for Dialogue and Reconciliation Iskra (Ukraine)

This project will give young people across Europe new opportunities to engage in solidarity
activities addressing societal challenges and strengthening communities. It will also equip them
with the skills and competences needed for their own personal and professional development at
the beginning of their careers.
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Chill Out

Start & End Date: 01.07.2018 – 08.07.2018
Place: Traben-Trarbach, Germany
Participating Countries: Germany, Greece, Spain and Serbia
Project Partners: Hellenic Youth Participation (Greece), Youth Meeting and
Centre (Serbia) and Asociacion Juvenil Inter (Spain)

This project will give young people across Europe new opportunities to engage in solidarity
activities addressing societal challenges and strengthening communities.
It will also equip them with the skills and competences needed for their own personal and
professional development at the beginning of their careers. The target group of the project is
youth facing social/economical/cultural obstacles.
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Goes Digital

Start & End Date:  01.08.2018 – 30.06.2019
Place: Nicosia, Cyprus
Participating Countries: Cyprus, Germany
Project Partners: Emphasys Centre (Cyprus)

As the digital transformation is proceeding at full speed all round the globe, we believe that
digital education is increasingly becoming a prerequisite for a successful working life and is
also a requirement for our self-determination and general evaluation capabilities. This project
will train not only our staff, but also educators, trainers and facilitators closely working
with us, offering possibility to gain profound ICT competences and knowledge in basic robotics,
so that they can work, likewise, about these issues with adults.
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How do We

Start & End Date:  01.10.2017 – 31.07.2018
Place: Minsk, Belarus and Erfurt, Germany
Participating Countries: Belarus and Germany
Project Partners: Belarusian Oral History Archive (Belarus)

This project aimed at intensification of the discussion about introduction the knowledge about
the Holocaust into the educational process, since the notion of Holocaust is not used in
textbooks in Belarus. There was an oral history research expedition for collection the
information about the Minsk Ghetto from its witnesses, we invited a group of specialists in
didactics from Belarus and Germany, which used living witness testimonies collected during the
expedition to create modern educational materials for special lessons dedicated to history
subject in schools.
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Build the

Start & End Date:  01.08.2018 – 30.04.2019
Place: Sintra, Portugal and Weimar, Germany
Participating Countries: Germany, Greece, Italy, Bosnia, Portugal and Serbia.
Project Partners: Hellenic Youth Participation (Greece), Dínamo (Portugal),
Volonterski Centar Vojvodine (Serbia), Associazone Culturale Strauss (Italy) and Revolt

This project aims at giving youngsters the tools to understand, analyze and combat the fast
growth of far-right at their root – their home towns, especially in under-privileged communities
– using and adapting the tactics of anti-racist and anti-fascist grass-root movements from the
past, while integrating street-art into it.
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START – Create Cultural

Start & End Date: 01.09.2018 to 31.05.2019
Place: Erfurt (Germany)
Participating Countries: Germany and Greece

START is a capacity building and fellowship program for aspiring cultural managers in Greece.
The program supports creative minds to kick-start cultural initiatives that generate a positive
social impact on their local communities. By facilitating growth and exchange in the
socio-cultural sector, START aims to create new perspectives for young professionals in Greece
and foster social cohesion in Europe.
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We Are
the Peacemakers!

Start & End Date: 01.08.2018 to 31.07.2019
Place: Erfurt (Germany)
Participating Countries: Germany, Russia and Ukraine

The “We Are the Peacemakers!” project is designed to create a network of young peace activists
who will promote non violent communication as the tool for community reconciliation on the local
level. The project will encourage a dialogue and create a platform for sharing thoughts, new
ideas and concepts for a better shared future. During the project the participants will gain new
skills, learn with and from each other and grow together to become more tolerant and respectful.
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Start & End Date: 26.10.2018 to 03.12.2019
Place: Weimar (Germany)
Participating Countries: Germany, Greece, Italy, Romania and Spain

According to Statista, in general, unemployment rate in the European Union has been on the rise
since the 2008 financial crisis. Unemployment has been affecting not only the older generation
but also the younger minds of the EU. As of 2018, the average rate of youth unemployment in the
EU is 16.1 %. Moreover, Greece, Spain, and Italy remained to be the countries with the highest
youth unemployment rate in the region with 43,7%, 36% and 31.5% respectively. Meanwhile, Germany
is on the bottom three of countries with the lowest youth unemployment rate.
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Stadt Im Dialog

Start & End Date: July 2018 – December 2018
Place: Erfurt, Weimar and Halle, Germany and St.Petersburg, Leningrad Oblast,
Participating Countries: Germany and Russia
Project Partners: Centre for Independent Social Research

The project “Stadt im Dialog 3: P2P Learning’s Growth of Urban Activism in Small Russian Cities”
addresses the importance of physical infrastructure, media infrastructure and economic
infrastructure. Key elements of the project are communication and cooperation between civil
society, local policies and economies to facilitate joint actions and projects. For sustainable
development, younger civil society actors rely on key resources and support from local and other
economic actors.
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Strengthening the role of youth work in contesting dynamic of shrinking cities

Start & End Date: September 2018 – June 2020
Place: Croatia, Germany, Spain, Portugal
Participating Countries: Croatia, Germany, Spain, Portugal
Project Partners: Mreza Youth Network (Croatia), CGE e.V Erfurt & EJBW Stiftung, Asociación Caminos & Colegio Oficial de Ciencias Politicas y Sociologia de Andalusia, UMAR & Youth Coop

The past few decades have marked an increased social mobility combined with the drop of population in many
cities across the EU. A trend of migration from small and medium-sized cities towards major European
cities have caused an urban shrinkage. Population loss along with economic decline have resulted in
uneven development patterns for EU urban regions, not only in terms of the local economy, but also
in relation to the development of functional social structures of the cities.
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