Scout Society Association from Targu-Jiu carried out between March 31 and April 6 the training course within the project “A society without racism II“, co-financed by the European Union.
The project is implemented between 21.06.2020 – 20.06.2022 in partnership with organizations from nine countries. These organizations are from Slovenia (DRUSTVO TABORNIKOV ROD ZELENA ROGLA), Spain (ASSOCIACION AMIGOS DE EUROPA), Turkey (Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Association), Greece (Fthia in action), Czech Republic (Silesian Society for Solidarity z.s.), Cyprus (Active Cypriot Programs and European Learning Into Acceptance), Estonia (Erasmus + Network Estonia) and Bulgaria (Iniciativi za grajdansko obshtestvo). Scout Society Association from Targu-Jiu, Gorj County is the project coordinator.
The training course was attended by youth workers from 9 organizations that are partners in the project implementation process.
The participants had a well-established schedule for each day, when workshops on the theme of the project were organized. Among these workshops were: What do you know about discriminated groups? We are discriminated against, I know my rights, we are the same in different countries, etc. The situation of migrants and refugees was also presented in each country, and work was done to identify solutions to improve their situation.
All organized activities focused on combating discrimination, promoting common values, inclusion, diversity and equality of young people in the training process.
Youth workers have developed and shared non-formal methods to combat the spread of racism and intolerance among young people from different countries / backgrounds. The participants also acquired a series of knowledge, skills and abilities, such as:
multilingualism, active citizenship, mediation and negotiation, cultural awareness and expression, etc.
We remind you that the aim of the project is to increase the degree of acceptance and integration in the community of migrants / refugees by building multicultural communities using sustainable methods that will be developed by youth workers during the project implementation period.