GET INSPIRED TO GET INVOLVED
Start date: Aug 1, 2011,
The Study visit “Get inspired to get involved” is a project that will provide a possibility for youngsters from different EU and SEE countries to come to Macedonia for eight days and explore the possibilities for cooperation with organizations around Macedonia but also with organizations around Europe for new projects concerning volunteering. The study-visit will provide a platform for starting new partnerships and developing new youth projects. The participants are coming from 13 countries. The participants, youth workers and coordinators of international exchange, will visit various Macedonian organizations, which are working with the Youth in Action Programme or are interested to start to work with Youth in Action, as well as explore and exchange best youth work practices and the most successful project ideas. Special focus will be putt on organizations working with minorities and anti-discrimination projects or coming from rural areas. The participants will explore what projects and methods are implemented to promote ethnic integration and inclusion of minorities and contribute to the work of local organizations trough sharing knowledge and experience from their countries. The working program of study visit includes workshops, thematic working groups and discussions on social inclusion and possibilities for cooperation between South Eastern Europe and European Union. The projects will focus on creation of new partnerships and projects that are dealing with work with young people coming from conflict areas and cooperation among young people from ethnical and national groups with unsolved conflicts and negative attitudes and prejudices towards each other. The study visit will be held from 25.10 – 02.11 2011 in Skopje, Veles, Bitola, Ohrid, Struga, Gostivar; and will have 13 countries participating .
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