Start Date: 01/11/2017

End Date: 31/08/2017

The project “Experiential Lab: Child Rights Programming and Nonviolent Community Development” is funded with the support of the Erasmus+ porgramme of the European Union, and promotes the the professional development of youth workers in the field of youth work and child protection in the Euro-Mediterranean region.

The project proposes a child rights based approach to youth work related to child protection and development.

Through a non-formal, intercultural and creative learning process, a training course equips participants with knowledge & practical tools to undertake a child rights situation analysis & design community-based projects that responds to children’s needs through child rights-based approach, analytical steps & logical framework planning.

Overall objective:

To strengthen and support coherent approaches to unaccompanied migrant children in the frame of youth work and Euro-Mediterranean cooperation.

Specific objective:

To foster capacity of youth workers to guarantee rights and protection of unaccompanied migrant children in the Euro-Mediterranean region.

Main results:

  • Equipped youth workers from both EU and Mediterranean countries with knowledge, key competences and employable tools related to “Child rights programming;

  • Developed cross-cultural understanding of different youth work experiences related to unaccompanied migrant children’ protection and development from both EU and Mediterranean countries;

  • Increased transnational cooperation and exchange of good practices between youth workers and different organizations from EU and Mediterranean countries

Target Groups:

Community leaders, educators, trainers, facilitators, young leaders, social workers, intercultural mediators that work with different groups of disadvantaged young people and children in community-based activities.

The Partnership:

– PRISM Promozione Internazionale Sicilia-Mondo, Italy

– Asociacion 217 Sur, Spain

– Eurocircle, France

– Inter Alia, Greece

– Association Timzday Morocco, Morocco

– Social Association for Media Profession, Egypt

– Save Youth Future Society, Palestine

– L’Association Euro-Méditerranéenne des Echanges, Volontariats, Evènements, Tunisia

– Youth Inclusion Association, Turkey

– Youth Spirit Center, Jordan

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