Green Innovation lab
Start date: Jul 1, 2016,
End date: Dec 31, 2016
On 15-22 of August, in Lithuania, "Innovators valley" in Antaliepte village, youth exchange project „Green innovation lab“ will be organised. 42 young people will come to small city in nature with an idea to create, learn and develop green innovation projects. Objectives of this project are:- To promote concern of young people about green issues and nature safety;- To increase youth active participation in solving their society's problems; - Create safe and interactive environment for youth non-formal learning; - To ensure appropriate conditions for difference competencies development;- Through common activity destroy pre-stereotype about other cultures;- To strengthen youth responsibility for their living environment.We will reach it by invoking attractive topic for youth- innovation application for environmental problems solving, building a sustainable society. 8 days young people from different countries, with a help of creative experts, will be learning in the same space, discuss about different countries situations and progress in this field. After ideation part they will be included in workshops and creativity labs to develop their ideas, as well as get an opportunity to exchange their different experiences, get new ideas from other young people. This topic is very relevant to practical youth understanding about their abilities to make real changes by working in a team, sharing ideas, thinking creative and innovative- most activities are orientated at creating tangible outcomes.Within the project, a lot of attention will be focused on youth who is living in less populated areas, who has less possibilities to participate actively in youth organizations. We will promote initiative among them by showing how many immeasurable experiences you can receive from it. We believe that these youth exchanges could have long-lasting effect for its participants, in order to ensure active youth participation, involvement and innovative thinking.
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