Start Date: 01-02-2019
End Date: 30-11-2019
The project “BEING YOUR HOST” aims to support and equip youth workers with knowledge, key competences and employable tools that are needed to act as inclusive agents in their local communities and enhance the socio-professional integration of young refugees and migrants. The training course is focused on intercultural learning in the field of youth and the use of alternative approaches.
– To improve human development and socio-professional integration of young refugees in the Euro-
– To strengthen the knowledge, key competences and employable tools of Youth Workers who work with and for young refugees in using innovative approaches to deal with arrival assistance and trauma, development of interpersonal skills, active participation, orientation and social inclusion of refugees in EU and South Mediterranean countries;
– To empower the role of youth workers as positive agents for social change and inclusive growth in multicultural communities in the Euro-Mediterranean region.
– Increased socio-professional development of N.23 youth workers (YW) that are equipped with knowledge, key competences and employable tools needed to work with and for young refugees in
using innovative approaches to deal with arrival assistance and trauma, development of interpersonal skills, active participation, orientation and social inclusion of refugees in EU and South Mediterranean countries;
– Shared good practices related to youth work, social inclusion and active participation of young refugees in EU and South Mediterranean countries;
– Increased transnational cooperation, exchange of good practices and capacity building between N.9 organizations and YW that are active in the field of migration, youth and social inclusion in EU and South Mediterranean countries;
– Developed an informal network of youth workers and youth leaders tackling the refugee crisis and promoting follow up projects and initiatives at both local and Euro-Mediterranean level.
– Youth workers that are engaged in community work with young refugees, asylum seekers and marginalized young people with migration background. Specifically: project managers, community leaders, educators, facilitators, social workers, intercultural mediators that are interested to improve their ability in the social inclusion of excluded groups.
– PRISM – Promozione Internazionale Sicilia-Mondo, Italy;
– United Societies of Balkan, Greece;
– Youth Eurasia, Turkey;
– Youth Spirit, Jordan;
– Youth Association for Envir & Cult, Algeria;
– Centre for strategies for youth development, Romania;
– Chabibeh, Lebanon;
– U-20 Volunteers Network, Egypt;
– Fundación Red Íncola, Spain.
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