Greening our Future
Start date: May 31, 2016,
End date: Feb 27, 2017
" Greening our Future " attempts to provide a platform and exposure to youth, whereby they could appreciate the environmental, socioeconomic and life-support values of the nature. The project aims to bring together youth workers of diverse regions from Europe and beyond. Youth with diverse socio-economic and geographical backgrounds, in order to understand and interact on various environmental issues. As an outcome we will train them to be able to design, develop, and organize campaigns for raising the awareness of environmental, natural, and sustainable development issues. This project will bring 32 participants from 11countries: Netherlands, Bulgaria, FYROM, Albania, Azerbaijan, Italy, Latvia, Serbia, Jordan, Palestine, Romania, Spain. Most of them are youth workers who wants to achieve new competencies, which can be directed into raising the nature awareness, and raising the knowledge for sustainable development among the locals, back in their countries. Date: 01 - 07.12.2016The key objectives of this project are: •To prepare youth for designing and organizing a campaigns and events where their voices will be heard • Create sense of belongingness and motivate youth to connect with nature and pursue nature-based initiatives. • Promote promising youth workers to take up leadership role for motivating other youngsters in the region.All the methodology used in the project activity it will be non-formal. The entire course is designed as a mutual learning situation in which, using diverse methods, participants can compare their approaches and experiences working on similar topics back in their country. We expect that after finishing the project, they will be able to take all steps in creating a social campaign for the importance of the nature, environment, and healthy life. This means that they will be able to plan, implement and evaluate a campaign. Another long-term impact which is important, is giving to the participant the right skills to facilitate participation of young people by supporting informal groups, who hopefully, will develop some nature projects or a campaign, spontaneously.
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