Projects in 2018


Goes Europe

Start & End Date: 08.2018 – 10.2019
Germany, Portugal, Belarus, Ukraine, Russia,
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
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
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
activities addressing societal challenges and strengthening
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
Nicosia, Cyprus
Participating Countries: Cyprus,
Project Partners: Emphasys Centre (Cyprus)

As the digital transformation is proceeding at full speed all round the globe, we believe
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

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

This project aimed at intensification of the discussion about introduction the knowledge
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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Start & End Date:  01.08.2018 – 30.04.2019
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
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
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START – Create

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

START is a capacity building and fellowship program for aspiring cultural managers in
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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the Peacemakers!

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

The “We Are the Peacemakers!” project is designed to create a network of young peace
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
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
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.


Stadt Im

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

The project “Stadt im Dialog 3: P2P Learning’s Growth of Urban Activism in Small Russian
addresses the importance of physical infrastructure, media infrastructure and
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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the role of youth work in contesting dynamic of shrinking cities

Start & End Date: September 2018 – June
Place: Croatia, Germany, Spain,
Participating Countries: Croatia, Germany, Spain,
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
relation to the development of functional social structures of the cities.
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Staring at Goats

Start & End Date: August 2018 – January
Place: Germany

Participating Countries: Estonia, Germany, Greece, Croatia, Portugal
Project Partners: CULTURE GOES EUROPE (CGE) – Soziokulturelle Initiative Erfurt e.V. (coordinator), Documenta Center for Dealing with the Past, Eesti Mälu Instituut / Estonian Institute for Historical Memory,
UMAR – Uniao de Mulheres Alarnativae Resposta Assiociacao, United Societies of Balkans Astiki Etaireia

The project ”Staring at Goats – Propaganda, Scapegoating and ‘the Other’ 1918 – 2018͞” aimed to de-construct the process of forming of the identity of ‘the Other’ over the course of the last 100 years. To do so it discussed the role of language in that process, enable European youngsters and adults alike to recognise and resist exclusionary and discriminatory practices and raise awareness about hate speech and its consequences by using history education and international campaigning tools.
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