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Work camp in Jordan from 24th to 31st August 2018

The camp is a mixture of hard work, peace-building, intercultural learning, and adventure, while having fun and enjoying the surrounding tangible and intangible natural and cultural riches. The idea behind the camp is to promote dialogue and cooperation among people of different cultures and backgrounds to addresses global issues around human development and sustainability, including extremism and intolerance. We believe that global challenges have local impacts and local challenges can have global impacts. Therefore, the camp has been designed to inspire global leaders that can work together to bring about innovative solutions to our common challenges.

The work camp provides a unique experience of living the Bedouin life in the south of Jordan. Bedouins are nomadic Arab peoples who have historically inhabited the desert. They live in portable tents or shelters that give them the flexibility to move around with their animals. They are experts in surviving in the desert and are known for their delicious tea and storytelling.

Target Group

We aim at offering impactful and affordable volunteer opportunity to small groups of 8–20 international volunteers from different countries and backgrounds.

Type of Work:

Volunteers will be unplugged from their usual life and experience a simpler style of living. They will be engaged in community service initiatives and enjoy the outdoors and nature. They will also have access to a variety of activities including camel riding, sleeping in the nature, sightseeing, handicraft making, cooking traditional food with local beverages. Campers will work for about 5 hours per day. They will be accompanied by a local community leader and his assistants who will guide the experience and make sure that the group fulfills the program goals.

Example of Activities:

  • Community Service; engage in making repairs to local schools, teach basic English Language to elementary school students, teach basic Computers / internet skills…etc.
  • Interfaith visits; visits to religious shrines and houses of wordship (Mosque, Church) and meet with religious leaders (including ethnic and religious minorities).
  • Protect and preserve the environment; clean public places, touristic and historical sites. Participants will experience nights in nature and sleep in Nabateans’ caves (Nabateans are the ancient Arabian trips who built Petra)
  • Visit historic sites; Petra, Wadi Rum (the Valley of the Moon), the Crusader castle of Montreal in Shoubak…etc.
  • Experience the rich Bedouin culture; Learn how to prepare Bedouin traditional food and beverage, raise animals, make Bedouin handicrafts…etc.
  • Meet and interact with locals from different backgrounds.
  • Campfire storytelling.
  • Sports: you will experience and learn how to use sports as a tool for intercultural cooperation andteam-building- activities.COST OF PARTICIPATION
  • 150 € (to be paid in Jordan) + 50 euros for becoming a new member of Libertas International + 35 euros for administration costs (Libertas International)We have worked hard to bring the cost to minimum; most of the logistic work is done by volunteers without any compensation. Also, none from the hosting Bedouin community is paid. The idea behind the camp is to enable as many people as we can to have such a unique experience at affordable costs.The amount of EURO 150 will cover the following costs:
    • –  100€ : for food and accommodation for 5 days.
    • –  50€ : for transportation inside Jordan during the camp period, including trips to Petra and

      Rules, conditions and requirements:

      • A referral from an individual or a like-minded organization.
      • Age above 18 years.
      • Intermediate English language level (can speak and understand English reasonably welland can use basic tenses and vocabulary)
      • Possession/ use of illegal drugs is not allowed.
      • Acceptable level of Interpersonal and cultural sensitivity competencies.
      • Environmentally friendly.
      • Previous volunteering experience is preferred.
      • The camp is founded on trust, honesty, respect, accountability, and caring. Participants areexpected to live these values.
      • In a good health condition.
      • Travel and health insurance.
      • Participants are requested to buy the Jordan travel pass (available onlinewww.jordanpass.jo) which cost JOD 70 (USD 99), it includes the visa fees of JOD 40 (US$56.50) and entry to over 40 of Jordan’s tourist attractions including Petra, Jerash, Wadi Rum, and much more.
      • Sleeping Bags, comfortable choses and clothes for outdoor activities, temperature in desert can vary dramatically from day to night.
      • Serious romantic activity is to be avoided. Sexual activity is forbidden.
        LEARNING METHODS:
      • –  Culture exchange through experiential learning (on the ground).
      • –  Increase formal and non-formal skills through a learning by doing approach.
      • –  Opportunities to learn about specific aspects of culture, handicrafts making, religions,food, etc.
      • –  Activities that promote teamwork and leadership.
      • –  Environmental education.ACCOMODATION:Participants will be accommodated in two Bedouin tents to separate male and female. They will cook for themselves (a kitchen with its appliances is available). Special diets can be accommodated. It is recommended that participants bring their sleeping bags with them as they may have the chance to sleep in the nature and old caves for two nights.

        Approximate Location: The project will be conducted in Husseiniya village in the Governorate of Ma’an, 220km south of Amman. The place is close to many historic sites including the ancient city of Petra, Wadi Rum (the Valley of the Moon), the Crusader castle of Montreal in Shoubak and Mount Hor (the mountain is named Mountain of Prophet Aaron. There is a tomb for Aaron at the top of the mountain).

        MEETING POINT:

        Participants are recommended to take Airport bus to the last station (North Station). It costs less than USD 5). We will pick them up from the last stop station.

      Send us an email to infolibertasinternational@gmail.com with your personal details and your motivation to take part in this summer work camp in Jordan.

Russian language course (for beginners and intermediate level) from 1st to 15th September 2018 in Moscow (Russia)

We invite you to join Russian Language Course in Moscow!

During two weeks in Moscow you will have Russian classes daily from Monday to Friday and will have the opportunity to discover Moscow – one of the most mysterious cities in the world!

The course is designed for people who have an interest in Russian language and culture. In addition to Russian classes we will offer you the cultural program to explore Moscow! You will visit the places that are usually closed from the eyes of tourists!

Program

During the program you will be able to learn Russian language and start understanding Russia. Despite of all the politics Russia is a great country and we will try to help you to discover Russian soul and understand it better.

This trip designed for those who would like to spend some time in Moscow, see its beauty and also not just be a tourist here but learn more about the culture of Moscow and Russia.

The classes of Russian language will be daily from MON to FRI from 9 am till 2 pm. After the classes the participants will have lunch and the whole afternoon they can spend visiting Moscow, discovering the city and practicing their Russian.

The teachers during a course are highly qualified and experienced professionals. We offer the course for small groups – with maximum 8 people in each one. It means that the teachers will have a plenty of opportunities to dedicate individual attention to every participant.

There are two levels of classes:

  1. Beginners – the ones who do not speak Russian at all or know only “spasibo” and “na zdorovye”.
  2. A2-B1 level – you know the basics, can keep the easy conversation, can tell something about yourself.

There are 2 separate groups depending on the level.

The course gives an opportunity to start speaking Russian if you have not spoken the language yet or significantly improve if you already know the basics.

We use the modern methodologies that allows you to speak the language and not just ‘learn’ it! During the course we provide all study materials.

It is also possible to join the program without attending the Russian classes. For example, if your level is much higher and you only want to come to practice your skills or if a friend of yours is joining the course and you would like just to come to accompany him/her or for any other reason to visit Moscow for two weeks. In this case the fee for the participation is 600 euro including accommodation and meals.

Accommodation


The accommodation during the event will be provided in a unique location – a modern comfortable training center. Participants will sleep and have sessions at the same building! The training center is located in the south of Moscow (so called New Moscow area).

The training center consists on 8 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a large common room for the sessions. In addition to the standard facilities the training center is equipped with Jacuzzi that can be used by participants, the fire place where participants can gather in the evenings together, terrace and other facilities which will make the stay comfortable.

The training center in New Moscow is not just a building! It was constructed with the intention to give participants the feeling of the community together! To facilitate informal contacts among participants outside of the sessions. To activate the creativity

Fully equipped kitchen and the place for BBQing are also available for the participants.

In case of the good weather the outside area can be used by participants as well.

The stay at the training center in New Moscow provides unique experience enhancing the learning process!

Price

The fee for the course is 875 euro.

The fee includes:

  • Accommodation in a modern training center in Moscow
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • Russian language classes from MON to FRI
  • Some cultural program
  • Transfer to and from the airport
  • Visa support

Apply

In order to apply for the program – please send an email to the following address – infolibertasinternational@gmail.com

Please indicate the following information in the text of the email:

  • Full name
  • Nationality
  • Date of birth
  • Telephone number
  • Title of the course you are applying for
  • The reasons why you would like to join the course and the expectations you have from the course

Please send a copy of the email to – infolibertasinternational@gmail.com

We do not have any age or geographical limits for the applicants. Person of any age from any country is welcome to apply for the course.

Visa

Nationals of the most of the countries need a visa to enter to Russia. If you are not sure if you need a visa or not – please send us an email letting us know which nationality you have and we will be happy to advice you if you need a visa or not.

If you need a visa – we will send you a visa invitation. Please note visa invitation is not a visa. With the visa invitation which you will receive from us, you will still need to go to the Russian Consulate and apply for a visa.
Together with the visa invitation you will need to bring to the Consulate some other documents (usually these includes passport, passport size photo, filled application form, in some cases – insurance, proof of finances and other documents depending on the country where you are applying for a visa). We recommend you to check the website of the Russian Consulate to see the full list of documents you need to present.

Usually it takes about 1-2 weeks to receive a visa at the Consulate after the moment you have submitted your visa application. In most of cases before submitting the visa application you need to make an appointment. Some times you can only make an appointment 1-2 months in advance. That is why we recommend you to contact the closest Russian Consulate as soon as possible to make an appointment for a visa.

Visa fee varies depending on the country where you apply. For EU citizens in most of cases the visa can be done free of charge. For non-EU citizens the visa fee is 35 or 60 euro (depending on the country where you apply for a visa). Those are the fees if you apply directly at the Consulate. In most of countries you can apply directly to the Consulate but you also have a choice to apply for a visa to the Visa Center of the Consulate, Visa Center, Travel Agency or to another organization. If you are applying through any of those organizations (e.g. anywhere except the Consulate itself) there might be extra charges.

We recommend you to apply for a visa as soon as possible. And of course – in case of any questions on any stage of visa application we will be more than happy to assist!

Questions

In case of any questions regarding the course – feel free to send us an  email to infolibertasinternational@gmail.com– or call us by whasapp to +34630587959.

Networking during FIFA 2018 in Moscow (Russia) from 13th to 20th July 2018

We invite youth workers for a unique event – Networking in Moscow during FIFA 2018!

You will have the great opportunity to network with other youth workers as well as enjoy the atmosphere of FIFA 2018!

This is a youth event that you will never forget – Networking  during FIFA 2018! We invite you to join the partnership-building activity which take place during finals of Football World Cup in Moscow! This is a unique opportunity to feel the atmosphere of this great event and meet youth workers from different countries to discuss the possibilities of collaboration!

During the event you will meet youth workers from different countries and have the opportunity to introduce yourself and learn more about youth work in other countries. Special attention will be given to youth work in Moscow. You will learn about youth work in Russia and meet youth workers from Moscow.

Program

The program will include the following blocks:

Sessions at our training center– the sessions in order to learn more about each other, youth work in general and discuss other topics that could be interesting for youth workers.

Visits to the organizations – we will visit youth organizations in Moscow to learn more about the youth work in Russia

Excursions in Moscow – the visits to touristy places in Moscow where you will have the chance to enjoy the beauty of the city and get to know each other in a more informal way

Watching together the finals of Football World Cup 2018 – we will go together to the public area (square) to watch together the finals of FIFA 2018

The event is organized for youth workers who would like to develop new networks and find partners for new projects! We organize it during FIFA 2018 as it provides a unique background for successful networking!

We invite youth workers who are interested in developing new networks and meeting other youth workers! Especially we would be happy to see among participants youth workers who would be interested developing further contacts with the youth organizations from Russia.

Please note – we have limited amount of places so if you’re interested in – please apply asap! As soon as all the spots for the event will be taken we won’t be able to accept more applicants.

Accommodation

The accommodation during the event will be provided in a unique location – a modern comfortable training center. Participants will sleep and have sessions at the same building! The training center is located in the south of Moscow (so called New Moscow area).

The training center consists on 8 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a large common room for the sessions. In addition to the standard facilities the training center is equipped with Jacuzzi that can be used by participants, the fire place where participants can gather in the evenings together, terrace and other facilities which will make the stay comfortable.

The training center in New Moscow is not just a building! It was constructed with the intention to give participants the feeling of the community together! To facilitate informal contacts among participants outside of the sessions. To activate the creativity

Fully equipped kitchen and the place for BBQing are also available for the participants. In case of the good weather the outside area can be used by participants as well.

The stay at the training center in New Moscow provides unique experience enhancing the learning process.

The training center is located in south of Moscow – so called area of New Moscow.

Our training center in Moscow is a unique venue which was constructed from a family house. We use the concept of family house to create a family comfort for participants of our event. We hope every participant will feel like home and will enjoy the stay. Moreover, we hope such environment can be great for meeting new partners and thinking together about common projects. The family environment contributes to closer cooperation between participants of our projects.

The training center consist on a house of a total size of 400 sq m and in addition to that has a private garden which can be used for outdoor activities, sport or yoga in the mornings. We have a BBQ place in the garden as well. Sometimes as one of the meals during a day we offer BBQ to participants (with vegetarian alternative for vegetarians). There is also a roof terrace which can be used during warm weather.

The building consists on bedrooms where participants are accommodated, large living room that can be used by participants, classroom (with chairs, beamer, market board and other necessary materials for conducting the trainings) and fully equipped kitchen. Usually during our courses we provide meals but if participants are willing to use the kitchen – they are welcome to do so. Living room in addition to the couch has also a fire place which is a great place for getting together in winter. There are also board games and music instruments in a living room that could be used by participants during free time! We have an electric piano, guitar, djembe (brought from South Africa), didgeridoo (brought from Australia) and few other items which are fun to use!

In addition to that we have Jacuzzi in the training center, terrace and just great atmosphere! We’ll make sure you’ll love your stay here!

For lovers of healthy life style we have a small gym with few machines you can use to be in shape during your stay! Trust us – the food we provide during the courses is delicious and if you do not want to gain few extra kilos – you’re welcome to use the gym!

Yes, you might expect sauna if you come to Russia! That we don’t have yet! But if there will be a high demand for that we might build one soon!

Location – the training center can be reached from the airports Sheremetyevo and Domodedovo within 1,5-2 hour drive (depending on traffic) or within just half an hour drive from the airport Vnukovo.

You can reach the city center within 1-2 hour drive (depending on traffic) or within similar time via public transport. The stop of public transport is only 3-5 minutes walk from the training center.

When the training center is free from courses that we conduct it can be rented for events and other training programs. We can also arrange transportation, catering and other needed services. If you are interested in renting the training center for your party, course, the program of corporate education or any other event – please feel free to contact us.

You can see the photos of the training center. If you would like to have more information about the training center – you are welcome to contact us.

Price

The fee for the course is 550 euro. The fee includes:

  • The program of the event  for the whole stay (including all necessary printed/digital materials)
  • The accommodation (in the comfortable training center in Moscow)
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner and coffee-breaks)
  • Transfer
  • Visa invitation (which you will need to bring to the Russian Consulate in order to apply for a visa)

Unfortunately we are not able to provide any scholarships.

APPLY

Please, fill in this ELECTRONIC FORM

Visa

Nationals of the most of the countries need a visa to enter to Russia. If you are not sure if you need a visa or not – please send us an email letting us know which nationality you have and we will be happy to advice you if you need a visa or not.

If you need a visa – we will send you a visa invitation. Please note visa invitation is not a visa. With the visa invitation which you will receive from us, you will still need to go to the Russian Consulate and apply for a visa.

Together with the visa invitation you will need to bring to the Consulate some other documents (usually these includes passport, passport size photo, filled application form, in some cases – insurance, proof of finances and other documents depending on the country where you are applying for a visa). We recommend you to check the website of the Russian Consulate to see the full list of documents you need to present.

Usually it takes about 1-2 weeks to receive a visa at the Consulate after the moment you have submitted your visa application. In most of cases before submitting the visa application you need to make an appointment. Some times you can only make an appointment 1-2 months in advance. That is why we recommend you to contact the closest Russian Consulate as soon as possible to make an appointment for a visa.

Visa fee varies depending on the country where you apply. For EU citizens in most of cases the visa can be done free of charge. For non-EU citizens the visa fee is 35 or 60 euro (depending on the country where you apply for a visa). Those are the fees if you apply directly at the Consulate. In most of countries you can apply directly to the Consulate but you also have a choice to apply for a visa to the Visa Center of the Consulate, Visa Center, Travel Agency or to another organization. If you are applying through any of those organizations (e.g. anywhere except the Consulate itself) there might be extra charges.

We recommend you to apply for a visa as soon as possible. And of course – in case of any questions on any stage of visa application we will be more than happy to assist!

Questions

In case of any questions regarding the event – feel free to send us an email to infolibertasinternational@gmail.com

intensive English language course in The Hague (Netherlands) from 1st to 28th August 2018

Since 2009 we are implementing a program of learning English language in one of the most unique countries in the world – the Netherlands! Coming summer we invite you to the Summer English learning program in the Netherlands, where you can significantly improve your language skills, as well as spend time in one of the most beautiful cities in Europe and meet lots of people from all over the world!

This is not just an English language course! It is a program full of unforgettable experiences, new encounters and much more in one of the most amazing cities in the world – The Hague!

BACKGROUND

The main objective of the project is to give young people a chance to practice English and improve their language skills. In addition, the project also allows students to learn more about the culture of an amazing country – the Netherlands, spending 2 weeks or 1 month in one of the most unique cities of Europe – The Hague. The project has wide cultural and social elements – excursions, visits to various organizations, meetings with interesting people, leisure activities that enable students not only to improve the English language skills (cultural program is also conducted in English ), but also learn a lot about the country, in which education takes place!

Learning a foreign language abroad – is not just a trend, this is the most effective method to learn the language if you want to achieve results in the short term! Immersion in the foreign language environment is the best way to overcome the language barrier and make significant break in the study of a language!

SYLLABUS

English teachers in this program are native speakers from UK, USA and Australia.

Every weekday English classes will be offered to students. Emphasis will be made on the development of students’ speaking skills in order to overcome the language barrier. At the same time, students will be able to learn all the aspects related to grammar as well.

The communicative method of teaching is widely practiced during the course. In this method students are encouraged to speak the language as much as possible in order to overcome language barrier. Upon arrival, students’ proficiency in English will be tested and they will be divided into groups according to their levels. Classes will be conducted 5 days a week and will last 4 academic hours per day.

ACCOMODATION

Accommodation will be provided in the student residency of the university. Students will live in double rooms (single rooms are possible for an additional fee).

The Course will take place in the Hague from 1st till 28th August 2018.

The Hague is a highly international and great location for English language course!

Besides, the Netherlands is a very small country and you can easily travel within the country during your free time. To give an idea about the distances – it takes only 45 min to get from the Hague to Amsterdam. The biggest airport of the Netherlands – Schiphol – is only 15 min train ride from the city center of Amsterdam and half an hour – from the Hague!

Besides lessons, we will offer an additional social program – we will meet people, visit organizations, conduct seminars on various topics. The Hague is one of the international centers for UN and other international institutions. You will find here the International Court of Justice, International Criminal Tribunal, International Organization for Migration and a lot of other UN-related and other international organizations.

CULTURAL PROGRAM

In addition to English language classes students will be invited to participate in various activities – a bike tour, a tour of “Secret Hague”, “List Hunt”, visiting different organizations, evening games with local youth and other activities where working language will be English, so they will be able to practice it even outside their study room.

Among the most popular visits there will be:

Van Gogh Museum

Anna Frank House

Vondelpark

Rembrant House Museum

Royal Palace of Amsterdam

Heineken Factory

Verzetsmuseum

Oude Kerk

Jordan District

Rijksmuseum

Jordan District

Rijksmuseum

Hermitage Amsterdam

The National Maritim Museum

Photography Museum

Olympic Stadium

De Gooyer Windmild

Basilica of Saint Nicholas

The cultural program aims to develop communication skills, as well as introduce to culture of the Netherlands and other countries!

HOW LONG IS THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE COURSE?

The course takes 2 or 4 weeks

You can combine English language with Dutch language too.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

The fee for the course is the following:

4 weeks course – the fee will be 1290 euro.

2 weeks course – the fee will be 990 euro.

Business English 4 weeks course – the fee will be 1590 euros

Individual classes – the fee will be 1990 euro. If you come with girlfriend/boyfriend and want to learn language together, the program in a group of 2 will cost 1750 euros per person.

4 weeks Dutch language course – the fee will be 490 euro (Please note, you can take this course as an additional to English language course. The class time will not coincide with English lessons).

If you want to join 2 weeks of the program you can choose – the first 2 weeks or the second 2 weeks of the program.

The fee includes:

Accommodation

Classes from Monday to Friday – 3 hours of classes per day

Cultural and social activities in afternoons and evenings.

HOW TO APPLY?

Please, complete this form

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSejkbacLORk8pvBbWjZoGJr1SBy7qDMC-1lQtcQzOIBczUVng/viewform

We reply all the emails with the applications. If you have not received a reply from us within 2 working days – please, email us again, probably we have not got your email.

VISA

 We provide a visa invitation for the visa to the Netherlands. Please note – visa invitation is not a visa – with the invitation that we will send, you will still need to go to the closest Dutch Consulate and apply for a visa.

Together with the visa invitation you will need to provide other documents – usually those documents include passport, passport size photo, filled application form, insurance, proof of means, proof of work/study and other documents. The list of the documents might slightly differ depending on the country where you apply for a visa. Please check the website of the closest Dutch Consulate to see what is the list of the documents you need to prepare.

In most of cases before applying for a visa you need to make an appointment at the Consulate. Some times you can only make an appointment 1-2 months in advance. We recommend you to contact the Consulate as soon as possible to make an appointment.

The fee for the visa might differ depending on the country where you apply – you might have your visa free of charge or might need to pay for it 35 or 60 euro. Those are the fees in case you apply for a visa directly at the Consulate. If you apply via Visa Center of the Dutch Consulate, Visa Center, Travel agency or another organization – those organizations might charge extra fees for their services.

If you submit all the requested documents on time the chance for the rejection of a visa is very small. In our experience the visas are mostly rejected if an applicant provides false information to the Consulate. This could be the major reason for rejections. We kindly ask you to check the documents before the application and make sure you only provide the correct information to the Consulate and in that case you most probably will receive a visa without any difficulties.

And of course if you have any questions regarding the visa application procedure we would be happy to assist at any stage of your application!

QUESTIONS

 If you have any questions about Language Summer School we would be more than happy to assist you and answer all your questions! You can contact us though the email – infolibertasinternational@gmail.com

Most of the questions are already answered on the website. However, if you still have any, please do not hesitate to contact us!

 

long term training course NIO FAR in Sassari (Italy) 05-12 July 2018 and Ziguinchor (Senegal) 26th October -1 nov 2018

Nio Far will aims to create a sustainable cooperation between Africa and Europe in the youth field through activities which will address the needs of the organizations by empowering their youth workers with competencies and tools to become multipliers of more effective actions to promote youth active participation and to contribute to foster inclusiveness within their communities.

In this respect, it aims to:

  •   Strengthen the cooperation between Europe and Senegal;
  •   Strengthen the quality of youth work and to contribute to the recognition of its value and its potential;
  •   Reinforce synergies with other sectors, such as other education systems, the work field and society.To contribute to the achievement of these objectives, NIO FAR proposes a path aimed at:
  •   Encouraging the acquisition of skills and in particular to promote a new or a greater (in the case of participants from Senegal) familiarity with non-formal education methodology and with theimplementation of the skills acquired;
  •   Allowing the use of open source tools for training and understanding the potential of using ICT tools

    as a means to promote inclusion;
    To achieve this goal the project will consist of:

    A Long Term Training Course made of:

    •   6 days residential part (Sassari from 05/07/2018 to 12/07/2018)
    •   Online part (through an opensource platforme)
    •   Local multiplying events
    •   Final conference (Ziguinchor 26/10/2018 to 1/11/2018)
      1. LEARNING OUTCOMESParticipants will:
        •   To improve their social, civic and linguistic skills;
        •   To increase their cultural baggage;
        •   To develop soft skills and competence on using IT platform for on line education,
        •   Learning to learn, manage, mediate, solve conflicts and difficult situations;
        •   To work in teams and in interpersonal contexts;
        •   To practice active listening and mutual respect;
        •   To develop mediation skills and critical thinking.
    •   To develop project management and networking skills

      Participants will become “multipliers” of the results achieved by involving other young people and associations in a process of positive change and improvement of living conditions. PARTICIPANTS

      The project aims to involve 21 participants between 18 and 30 years old from 3 countries (Italy, Senegal and Spain). Participants will   Youth interested in becoming active but with few experiences in training and facilitating;  Young people from the partner organisations who are already engaged in training and education

      The processes of young people at local level. Participants are required to basic English language knowldege.

      The selection will respect the principle of gender balance.

      The project will cover travel costs, accommodation and all costs for participants.

      If you want to take part in this project please send us an email to infolibertasinternational@gmail.com

youth exchange EUROPEAN FOOD CULTURE from 15th to 30th July 2018 in Mailáthpuszta (Hungary)

EUROPEAN FOOD CULTURE 

celebrating cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue in Europe 

We are very glad to have by 5th time a partnership with the organization Ormansag Nonprofit Ltd. This year the theme for our partnership is EUROPEAN FOOD CULTURE.

“European Food Culture” project will be the 8th large youth exchange project in history of Sustainable Ormánság Nonprofit Ltd. Since 2015 migration crisis and future of EU are more and more serious topics and dividing EU countries. In the present political and media situation we would like to bring closer different culture without any negativity like it is commonly presented. We would like to show that EU political problems connected to the new migrants situation don’t suppose to close our European society to the other people. Interculturalism this is the field which contains ideas like tolerance, commends distinctness which make the base for integration. Because it is so important to promote that and see it wider then only the problem of the contemporary Europe. Our goal is integration of the participants, expanding the knowledge of the participants regarding intercultural subject, expanding the knowledge of the participants regarding the history of Europe, expanding the knowledge regarding the presence of the new culture in Europe. European cuisine is as varied as the many countries that make up Europe. While there are many differences between the various cuisines that fall under the term of European cuisine, there are also similarities. The history of Europe can be tasted in the food, as many of these dishes are thousands of years old. The culture of European countries is maintained in their dishes which are able to formalize unity and ensure easy recognition of European values such respecting cultural and linguistic diversity. In addition the project activities promoting self sufficient and healthy lifestyle, creative entrepreneurship, intercultural dialogue and common European heritage. Participants are going to live in a camp and holiday homes, commute by bike and explore rural lifestyle. In between we are going to focus on current topics of EU, like Euroscepticism, socio-economic situation of EU, protection of European heritage, solidarity and social inclusion in Europe. We would like to bring closer all these topics to the local people also for better understanding of unity in diversity concept.

4 WORKSHOPS:

· Make your own food and beverages − baking brad and pastry, brewing beer, making fruit juice

· Design a cookbook − with recipes and history of dishes each participating country

· Blog design − articles, short videos, analog photography and social media

· Dinner show − performances with folk music and dance in 3 villages, cooking together with locals

From our organization Libertas International 5 young people and 1 group leader will take part in this program that we have been waiting to happen for a long time.

We already did the selection of participants but you can write us if you are interested in other programs to infolibertasinternational@gmail.com

curso "Conflict Transformation through Culture: Intercultural Conflict Management in Youth Work" en Estambul (Turquía) del 18 al 25 de enero de 2016

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Os invitamos a participar en el curso “Conflict Transformation through Culture: Intercultural Conflict Management in Youth Work” que tendrá lugar en Estambul (Turquía) del 18 al 25 de enero de 2016. Contará con la participación de 30 líderes juveniles, trabajadores de ONGs, y personas trabajando en el mundo del trabajo social o empoderamiento de jóvenes de los siguientes países: Turquía, Rumanía, Bulgaria, España, Italia, Lituania, Estonia, Hungría, República Checa y Eslovaquia.

Contexto del proyecto
El conflicto social es un fenómeno que se produce por la restricción de diferentes ideas, sentimientos, valores o motivación entre las personas. También consiste en riesgos que pueden causar polarización y exclusión entre las personas y así crear situaciones desiguales. Este fenómeno ocurre entre las personas, pero también representa incompatibilidades entre grupos y organizaciones. Los conflictos son como icebergs y enfatizan las posiciones de los partidos primero, pero las causas arraigadas de ellos generalmente son intereses y valores diferentes. Además, la diversidad del trabajo juvenil también puede crear un conflicto entre jóvenes de diferentes orígenes y experiencias sociales, así como entre jóvenes y trabajadores juveniles; Pero estas diferencias también pueden ser una oportunidad para aprender a trabajar juntos para beneficio mutuo (Youth Transforming Conflict, Council of Europe, 2012). El objetivo principal de nuestro curso de formación es contribuir a la toma de conciencia de utilizar las diferencias culturales como fuente en la gestión de conflictos.
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Objetivos del proyecto

El curso de formación está diseñado específicamente para proporcionar un entorno de aprendizaje para los participantes que son trabajadores de la juventud, formadores de jóvenes y directores de proyectos en el ámbito de la gestión de conflictos

– Aprender sobre las características del conocimiento del enfoque de gestión de conflictos interculturales y adquirir sus habilidades metodológicas
– Desarrollar nuevas perspectivas experimentando las diferencias culturales, necesidades, valores y posiciones
– Integrar el enfoque de gestión de conflictos interculturales en los ámbitos en los que trabajan para transformar los conflictos en el ámbito de la juventud
– Desarrollar nuevos proyectos o apoyar proyectos actuales utilizando el enfoque de gestión de conflictos interculturales
– Con el fin de capacitar a los jóvenes para sensibilizar sobre la gestión de los conflictos interculturales y la inclusión social
– Obtener información sobre YouthPass y Erasmus + y gestionar el uso de estas herramientas en campos en los que trabajan
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Descripción de la Actividad y Número y Perfil de los Participantes

La actividad como curso de formación con 30 participantes de 10 países diferentes (equilibrado de género y también con participantes desfavorecidos) se celebrará en Estambul durante 8 días entre el 18 y el 25 de enero de 2017, incluidos los días de llegada y salida.

Metodología

El programa del curso de formación se llevará a cabo mediante métodos no formales y con el objetivo de crear un aprendizaje y una interacción mutuos. Los métodos no formales que se utilizarán durante los 8 días de formación:

– Juegos de Simulación
– Teatro del foro y juegos de rol
– Trabajo en grupo reducido
– Actividades al aire libre
– Presentaciones visuales

Una Breve Descripción de los Resultados e Impacto Previstos

Los participantes tomarán conciencia de la gestión de conflictos interculturales en el trabajo con jóvenes, la mediación y el aprendizaje intercultural a través del proyecto y lo transferirán a su comportamiento y actitudes. Además de que también obtendrá experiencias mediante la aplicación de nuevos conocimientos y habilidades en sus campos de trabajo. Además de los que van a desarrollar un proyecto después del curso de capacitación mediante el uso de estos nuevos conocimientos y experiencias y también obtener habilidades de uso de diferentes métodos a través de la gestión de conflictos interculturales. Además, los participantes mejorarán la calidad de sus proyectos y podrán desarrollar proyectos multilingües tales como los cursos de formación, el voluntariado europeo y los proyectos de Intercambio de Jóvenes al tener la oportunidad de comprender el Erasmus +. Otro importante impacto previsto del proyecto es que los participantes tendrán una sensibilidad al aprendizaje intercultural y la colaboración para apoyar sus proyectos con la dimensión europea y la interculturalidad.

Beneficios potenciales a largo plazo
– Promover la transformación de conflictos en la juventud mediante el uso de nuevos métodos
– Aumentar la colaboración intercultural en la juventud
– Potenciar la dimensión europea e internacional de los proyectos en el ámbito de la juventud
– Diversificar el contexto de los proyectos en Erasmus +

IDIOMA:
El idioma del curso será inglés.

CALENDARIO Y ESQUEMA:
Llegada: 18.01.2017 Miércoles antes de las 19.00 p.m.
Salida: 25.01.2017 Miércoles después del desayuno
Un programa final será enviado a los participantes una semana antes del entrenamiento.

LUGAR DEL CURSO Y ALOJAMIENTO
Nos alojaremos en un hotel, el nombre y la dirección del hotel serán enviados a los participantes con el programa final.
El alojamiento incluye habitaciones compartidas, en pensión completa, coffee breaks y el uso de instalaciones para conferencias. Los participantes compartirán una habitación doble o triple con una o dos personas del mismo sexo. Cada habitación tiene un baño; Ropa de cama se proporcionan.
Tienes que llevar tus toallas.
! Nota: Los organizadores no proporcionarán ningún alojamiento para estancias adicionales en Turquía. Si los participantes planean llegar unos días (Max 3 días) antes o salen unos días (Max 3 días) más tarde se les pide que nos informen y estaremos encantados de ofrecerles ayuda con la reserva de un hotel.

VIAJAR A TURQUÍA
Los participantes pueden viajar en avión a Estambul. Se recomienda llegar al aeropuerto Atatürk para que pueda llegar más fácilmente al lugar del proyecto. También puede llegar al aeropuerto Sabiha Gökçen …
También le informaremos cómo llegar al lugar después de reservar sus entradas …

GASTOS DE VIAJE
El 100% de los gastos de viaje de los participantes desde su ciudad natal a Estambul, Turquía, se reembolsará de acuerdo con los límites de distancia definidos por el programa Erasmus +.  Para los participantes españoles habrá un límite de 360 euros para los gastos de viaje de ida y vuelta.

RESERVE el billete de avión pero NO LO COMPRES antes de consultar con los organizadores.

VISADO:

Turquía todavía no está en la UE, así que traiga consigo sus pasaportes! Necesitarás comprar tu visado a la llegada, vale 25 euros.

CUOTA DE PARTICIPACIÓN:

No hay cuota de participación para este curso por parte de los organizadores de Estambul. Pero el 10% de los gastos de viaje se pedirá como contribución de los participantes, Queremos que los participantes tratan de encontrar la forma barata de llegar a Estambul.

Para ir a este curso los participantes deben ser socios de Libertas International. Además habrán 20 euros de gastos para gastos administrativos no reembolsables.

SEGURO DE VIAJE:

El seguro de viaje no se proporciona y no será reembolsado por los organizadores. Se recomienda a todos los participantes que compren un seguro de viaje privado, ya que los costos de la atención médica privada en Turquía son bastante altos.

CLIMA:
El clima en Estambul, Turquía en enero es frío, se puede esperar temperaturas entre -5 a 5 grados.

CÓMO PARTICIPAR??

Envianos un email a infolibertasinternational@gmail.com mostrando tu interés en participar en este proyecto.

Encuentro internacional de jóvenes MEDIA FREEDOM en Moravske Toplice (Eslovenia) del 24 de enero al 2 de febrero de 2017

Creemos que los medios de comunicación y la promoción de observaciones críticas de la información derivada de los medios de comunicación hoy en día para los jóvenes es muy importante. Es esencial que los jóvenes sean capaces de analizar la información y formular de forma independiente sus propias opiniones.

El projecto Media Freedom consistirá en dos actividades, a saber, la visita preparatoria y el intercambio de jóvenes.

El intercambio de jóvenes tendrá lugar en Moravske Toplice (Eslovenia) y reunirá a jóvenes de siete países europeos: Eslovenia, Bulgaria, Lituania, España, Italia, Hungría y Croacia.

Proyecto permitirá a los jóvenes a aprender cómo los medios de comunicación afecta a cada individuo. Con base en estos hallazgos, los participantes podrán pensar más críticamente sobre todo lo que lean o escuchen en los medios de comunicación, lo cual es importante para la participación activa y la participación cívica de los jóvenes. Creemos que esto es especialmente importante para los jóvenes con menos oportunidades.

Al mismo tiempo que abordamos la evaluación crítica de la información recibida de los medios de comunicación, también discutiremos temas relacionados con la cobertura de los medios de comunicación sobre la crisis de refugiados.
Los jóvenes deben ser capaces de obtener información de los medios de comunicación, evaluar críticamente, analizar, y en última instancia diseñar su opinión sobre un tema específico.

Los métodos de trabajo estarán en forma de educación no formal y aprendizaje de trabajos prácticos. El proyecto abarcará diversos temas como la publicidad, las redes sociales, la manipulación de los medios de comunicación, la libertad de los medios de comunicación, los medios de comunicación en nuestro país y la crisis de los refugiados en los medios de comunicación.

Los participantes también tendrán la oportunidad de crear una verdadera cobertura mediática del tema procesado. Tendremos tres categorías: prensa, foto y video.

Durante el intercambio abordaremos el tema de la ciudadanía europea. Vamos a explorar cómo Europa se retrata en los medios de comunicación y la influencia de los medios de comunicación en las opiniones y actitudes de las personas.

ACTIVIDADES / PROGRAMA

·  juegos de nombres, conocerse, romper el hielo, confiar en los juegos …
· Presentaciones de países y organizaciones
· Programa Erasmus + y herramientas Youth Pass
· Grupos de reflexión: Habrá momentos todos los días para preparar el Pase de los Jóvenes y reflexionar sobre las actividades, habilidades, actitudes y conocimientos cotidianos.
· Evaluaciones: tiempo cada mañana para una breve evaluación sobre el día anterior (sentimientos, actividades, cosas, etc.). Planearemos tiempo suficiente para una evaluación final para conocer la experiencia completa y preparar el Pase de la Juventud.
· Cena intercultural después de la actividad del primer día. Cada equipo debe traer algunas especialidades típicas de comida y / o bebida de su país.
· Talleres de medios.
· Viaje a Murska Sobota y visita a las casas de medios.
· Visita del Spa Terme3000 en Moravske Toplice y tarde libre para nadar.
IMPORTANTE: traer trajes de baño y toallas!

PERFIL DE LOS PARTICIPANTES
· Edad: 18-30
· 6 jóvenes participantes de cada país más 1 líder del grupo -> total 7 participantes
· ¡Por favor, trate de mantener el equilibrio de género en su grupo! 3 chicas, 3 chicos!
· Erasmus + es un programa que apoya a los jóvenes desfavorecidos. Así que queremos abrir nuestro Proyecto también para estos jóvenes. El alojamiento no es adecuado para personas en sillas de ruedas, pero todos los otros impedimentos son bienvenidos. Si usted tiene una persona joven en su grupo con alguna discapacidad por favor háganoslo saber para que podamos hacer cualquier preparación.
· El inglés es nuestro idioma de trabajo, pero no es obligación. Tendremos algunas reuniones y discusiones por lo que se recomienda al menos el conocimiento básico o la traducción en sus grupos. ¡No tengas miedo del lenguaje! Vamos a encontrar la manera de resolverlo!
· Personas interesadas en el tema.
· Jóvenes que comparten el espíritu de voluntariado.
· Jóvenes, motivados, agradables, alegres, sonrientes y buen humor !!

YOUTHPASS
Cada participante recibirá un Youthpass, que:
· Certificado de educación no formal (participará en una actividad educativa)
· Puede incluirlo en su CV y utilizarlo para la escuela, universidad, trabajo nuevo, etc.

Al comienzo del proyecto, los participantes se dividen en pequeños grupos que se reunirán todas las noches en el grupo de reflexión. Hablarán e intercambiarán sobre las actividades del día, lo que han aprendido, lo que han observado, etc. Con todas estas notas, recibirán al final del intercambio en el taller final, un pase de juventud integral.

DINERO

· El proyecto cubre los gastos de viaje con un límite de 170 euros para ida y vuelta, alojamiento, alimentos y actividades del programa.

ALOJAMIENTO

Los participantes serán alojados en PANONIAN VILLAGE. Puedes ver el alojamiento haciendo click en este link: http://www.panonskavas.si/go/752/About-us

CÓMO PARTICIPAR

Para participar es necesario hacerse socio. También existen 20 euros para gastos de gestión del proyecto y 30 euros que hay que pagar a la asociación de acogida al llegar allí.

Envia un email con tu curriculum a infolibertasinternational@gmail.com

TRANSPORTE

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Hay varias opciones para llegar a Moravske Toplice (Eslovenia). La mejor opción es viajar desde Valencia a Trieste con Ryanair. El vuelo vale ida y vuelta 70 euros. La salida será el dia 22 de enero y la vuelta el 2 de febrero. Los organizadores prepararan un minibus que te llevará desde Trieste hasta Moravske Toplice. Para que los gastos de tu viaje sean reembolsados debes conservar todos los tickets de viaje de autobús, avión, metro, tren, etc. y entregarselas a nuestros compañeros de Eslovenia.

Alvaro explains his experience as a participant in the training course "Enter in entrepreneurship- From idea to action" held in Sarajevo in April 2016

From the 1st to the 8th April 2016 I participated together with two other Spanish participants in a training course in Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) offered by the youth organization “Libertas International”. There were participants from 11 different countries including Poland, Turkey, Hungary, Estonia, Slovenia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Romania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Albania and Spain and we were hosted in a hotel in the outskirts of Sarajevo. The course was held in a meeting room just beside our hotel. From the beginning there was a very good atmosphere between the trainers and the participants. We started the first session with icebreaking and team building activities and afterwards the trainers introduced how the course would be organised and the topics that would be covered during the week.

Activities were also organised during the evening. For instance, there was an intercultural evening were each country presented their country traditions, dances and food and we got to know better each participant’s cultural background. One of the most inspiring workshops we did was one based on role playing, in which we all got a paper and had to represent people with different socio-economic backgrounds and we got to know the difficulties they had in order to be able to make a living, open a business,etc. In addition, we also got to know how to write educational projects such as youth exchanges and training courses to send it to the EU and for them to be approved and carry them out in our host countries. For example, in our team we came up with the idea of a youth exchange based on raising awareness about the “refugee” issue, which is currently very up to date. In addition, we also were able to develop ideas for creating a social enterprise and how to articulate it in practice through the resources and tools offered by the European institutions.

The fifth day of the course we made a visit to Mostar, a city 2 hours away from Sarajevo, and we visited a successful social enterprise. The owner of the club explained us that its main aim was to enhance understanding among young people because the atrocities commited during the war between ethnic groups in the Balkan region had left many scars. By organizing social events and bringing renowned music groups from the region he managed to come up with a successful and sustainable enterprise, whilst contributing to the well-being of the local community. We also had some time to visit the city and it’s marvellous historic district and we visited the local mosque, which was a very interesting experience for all of us.

Regarding the participants of the group, I must say that there was a large diversity of people, with different ideas and this enhanced participation and group spirit. It seemed as there was no hierarchy as in formal education and we all had a say in the activities which were programmed.

Finally, I would highly recommend this course for any person willing to improve their soft and managerial skills and to engage with people from different cultural backgrounds. It was an unforgettable experience!

Sesión de estudio "Password for human rights: new tools for active participation" en Sassari (Italia) del 10 al 14 de septiembre 2016

Os invitamos a participar en la Sesión de Estudio “Password for human rights: new tools for active participation” que tendrá lugar en Sassari (Italia) del 10 al 14 de septiembre de 2016.

El proyecto está financiado por el Consejo de Europa y participarán 21 jóvenes de Reino Unido, España, Austria, Georgia, Rusia, Hungría e Italia.

El proyecto ha sido diseñado con el objetivo principal de involucrar a los jóvenes que tienen diferentes orígenes en una sesión de estudio con el objetivo de aumentar las competencias de los participantes hacia el uso de las herramientas TIC para combatir la discriminación y promover la participación de los marginados grupos de gente joven que se migrantes , solicitantes de asilo y refugiados fondos.

La sesión de estudio se llevará a cabo en Cerdeña (Italia ) entre el 10 y el 14 de septiembre de 2016. La ciudad de Sassari ha sido elegido para acoger la actividad principal de este proyecto no sólo por su posición geográfica en el centro del Mar Mediterráneo, pero también por su situación preocupante en la acogida de refugiados y solicitantes de asilo que refleja el problema que enfrentan muchos países de Europa.

OBJETIVOS

– El intercambio de experiencias y buenas prácticas para identificar las actividades pertinentes para su utilización como medio para contrarrestar los principales desafíos que enfrentan los solicitantes de asilo , migrantes y refugiados jóvenes ;

-Reforzar el papel de los jóvenes como actores principales para la defensa de los derechos humanos y hablando en contra de la violación delos derechos humanos a través de la adquisición de nuevas competencias. capacitar a los jóvenes con conocimientos en el uso de las herramientas TIC para combatir la discriminación y promover la diversidad cultural y el diálogo intercultural ;

La adquisición y difusión de los valores europeos relativos a la participación equitativa y democrática.

La creación de redes sostenibles que implican los individuos y las organizaciones en un proceso de fortalecimiento de los derechos humanos y el ” No hay movimiento de las expresiones de odio ” , la campaña de la juventud en línea y fuera de línea promovida por el Consejo de Europa.

Al final de las actividades , los participantes serán capaces de replicar lo que han aprendido en sus contextos de trabajo y de vida , al convertirse en multiplicadores de los resultados obtenidos , así como vehículo de desarrollo y la integración de su comunidad.

PERFIL DE LOS PARTICIPANTES

La sesión de estudio pretende implicar a 21 jóvenes de entre 15 y 30 años de edad , activos y motivados hacia la promoción de los derechos humanos y procedentes de 7 países: Austria , Georgia , Hungría, Italia , Rusia , España , Reino Unido . En particular, serán seleccionados los jóvenes que son refugiados, inmigrantes o que trabajan con jóvenes con experiencia en el campo de la inmigración , periodistas y bloggers jóvenes, los jóvenes interesados en el sector de las TIC. Los participantes estarán obligados a tener un nivel bueno de Inglés hablado y escrito, que será la lengua de comunicación durante la sesión de estudio.

¿CÓMO LLEGAR HASTA SASSARI?

Para llegar a Sassari tienes que volar al aeropuerto de ALGUERO AHO, y desde allí puedes ir en autobús hasta Sassari.

 CONDICIONES

Además de cumplir con el perfil descrito en la sección anterior los particpantes deben ser socios de Libertas International. Los participantes contribuirán con 20 euros para gastos administrativos de la asociación. El programa cubre alojamiento, comidas y reembolso de los gastos de viaje con un límite de 275 euros.

¿CÓMO PARTICIPAR?

Envíanos un email con tu currículum a infolibertasinternational y escribe “sesión de estudio en Italia” en el asunto del email

Libertas International is a youth organization composed by young experts from several countries willing to work together to make this world better