Community 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 Educational
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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Culture 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 Remember?

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 Resistance!

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 (Bosnia).

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 Change

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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Y+3E

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 3

Start & End Date: July 2018 – December 2018
Place: Erfurt, Weimar and Halle, Germany and St.Petersburg, Leningrad Oblast, Russia
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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