The project ”Peacebuilding Framework Competence in Youth Work and NFE in Europe” is implemented by Educational Center Krusevac in cooperation with 12 partner organizations, supported by Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency in the frame of Erasmus+ program. This long-term project involves participants (youth workers and youth leaders) from 13 countries through set of interrelated activities.
The main aim of this project is framework competence building which aims to support youth workers/leaders in innovation and creativity in developing peacebuilding education and practice within youth work and non-formal learning in Europe. With this project we will address issues of rising tensions threatening the peace and stability in region of WB and EU by involving youth work in promotion and active participation in peacebuilding, solidarity, understanding and respect. Namely, youth work is one of the main mechanisms that, through its programs, can provide constant promotion of peacebuilding, solidarity, respect, and understanding, but also active involvement of young people in peacebuilding practice.
Within this project is being implemented set of interrelated activities: 3 mobility activities – training course on topics of peacebuilding in youth work, creativity and innovation in peacebuilding and non-formal education as tool for social transformation, web platform for sharing and promoting different tools, methods and forms of working on peacebuilding topics in youth context, action week – public activities with young people with the aim to promote, raise awareness and educate their communities on topics of peace and large scale youth event.
Large scale youth event which will gather participants of the project, other youth workers and youth organizations in Krusevac (Serbia) is 2 day public event aims to showcase, inspire, motivate, empower the actors of youth filed to tackle topic of peace within their work through different creative and educational methods and forms. The event will provide opportunity to share experience and establish relevant cooperation among the youth workers and youth organizations on European level.
In consortium of 13 partners from France, Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, FYR Macedonia, Greece, Spain, Poland, Serbia, Italy, Cyprus the project has gathered relevant youth organizations: Voix des Jeunes Refugiés en Europe, Beyond Barriers Association, SMART Foundation, South East European Youth Network, Europe House Slavonski Brod, Youth Association creACTive, AddArt, Fundacio Catalunya Voluntaria, 4YOUth Foundation For Supporting Youth Initiatives, Human Rights Youth Organization, NGO Support centre, NVO Pravi Put and Educational center – Krusevac.
The project ”Peacebuilding Framework Competence in Youth Work and NFE in Europe” is being implemented for 15 months.