From the 10th to the 19th of May the Training Course “Let’s learn from each other” will be held in Ganja City (Azerbaijan). For 10 days, 24 young people coming from six countries (Spain, Italy, Turkey, Moldova, Georgia and Azerbaijan) will gather to address the delicate issue of intercultural learning, trying to improve the abilities, knowledge and skills in this field, also at working level. The training course is addressed to youth workers, young people belonging to minorities but also to those who are interested to the theme of intercultural dialogue and to the rights of weaker groups. The training course will be a good chance to share experience and knowledge about an issue that is becoming more and more typical for the world of our time, an unmissable chance to discuss the concrete tools allowing a constructive and efficient use of cultural diversity.
After the Arab Spring what are the new perspectives of active citizenship in the euro-mediterranean countries? How will young citizens be able to spread more active participation within the society in the Mediterranean region? These will be the three focuses of the “Let’s act… It is time!” project, taking place in Tunis (Tunisia) from the 4th to the 12th of May 2013. Through intercultural and non-formal learning during the various steps of the exchange, participants will acquire new skills in the field of active citizenship, becoming themselves tools for change in the community they belong to.
Would you like to work with children and young people with different life stories? Are you looking for a project that allows you to develop a strong team spirit with other young people like you? CESIE is looking for a volunteer to be involved in the project of the Austrian organization Jugendinfo NÖ for a period of nine months, from September the 2nd 2013.
CESIE offers you the opportunity to immerse yourself in nature and work in contact with children in the lovely town of Krems (Austria). The project, promoted by Jugendinfo NÖ, is looking for a volunteer from 02/09/2013 until 02/06/2014, to work inside Waldexxx.
Thanks to the EU programme Grundtvig Senior Volunteer Projects, volunteering abroad is not just a chance for young people! Adults over 50 (resident in Italy) are invited to apply for the next Senior Volunteering Project “Old Recipes – New Strategies” that will take place in Innsbruck in July 2013. Travel, meals and lodging costs will be fully covered.
Do you want to be part of a team that is responsible for European projects in Leipzig (Germany)? CESIE is pleased to give you this opportunity as of 1/10/2013, for a term of one year. Leipzig is a city of about 500.000 inhabitants in the east of Germany, not far from the Polish border and in a valley at the confluence of the rivers Elster, Pleisse and Parthe. In history the city has always represented the point of union and intersection of commerce in Europe (North and South, East and West). Its small size makes possible to entirely visit and cross it with the bike in half an hour. City of music and cabaret, Leipzig boasts a lively cultural scene throughout the year. The local organization that takes care of that project, Fairbund e Verein is a non-profit organization that has been working in the field of supporting families with difficulties and in the development and implementation of European projects.
Fairtrade Lėtzebuerg organisation welcomes volunteers from abroad in order to achieve the following aims:
- work on development education in primary and secondary schools, in youth associations and in an ethnic shop for fair trade products and philosophy.
- raise awareness and a sense of empathy with disadvantaged producers in the South.
Do you want to participate in a music festival in Slovenia? CESIE is pleased to offer this opportunity as of 28/06/2013, for 4 weeks. Volunteers will be involved in a variety of artistic activities, which will take place in the beautiful city of Koper, the main port in the region that overlooks the Adriatic Sea and offers a variety of spectacular landscapes and breathtaking views.
CESIE started the selection process for 2 Italian volunteers who will be involved in the activities of the Senegalese organization Jeunesse en action GNO FAR within the PANGEA project that will take place in Zinguichor, in the South of Senegal for a period of 6 months from the 1st of June till the 31stof November 2013. PANGEA project will involve 5 volunteers coming from different European countries: Italy, France, Hungary and Spain. The volunteers will be involved in the activities of the hosting organization as well as of the local centres, doing tasks related to sustainable development.
On the 15th of March 2013 there will be a workshop under the project Communicating Ecological Responsibility in a Multicultural Environment: Communication Techniques for Mobilizing Youth Action on Climate Change, in Palermo, at the CESIE centre. After travelling in Kenya, which involved three participants and a coordinator, and in which the principles and essential bases for creating and editing a video were taught, we were ready to tackle a task that saw your participation and that allowed you to acquire knowledge and new skills in order to develop a film and, at the same time to increase your awareness of this phenomenon. The participants conveyed the concepts treated in Kenya and everything took place over a day, precisely on March the 15th. Following this meeting, we will set a date in the month of April, for the recovery of a mini-movie, filmed directly by the participants, that will be part of the final product of the project, the official video-documentary.
Would you like to live an intercultural experience in a magical city, surrounded by green areas, in contact with young people from different cultures? Would you like to work for a radio?
The CE.SIE is looking for a volunteer to be involved in the project Winnevs 2 of the “International Initiatives for Cooperation” (Bulgaria), within the EVS programme. For a period of four months, starting from the 1st April 2013, seven volunteers from each country, will be actively involved in youth activities and initiatives in the hospitable town of Razlog (Bulgaria) and will have the opportunity to come into contact with different cultural identities, values and social perceptions and share it with the young people of the place. In addition, you will take part in a training course on the development and implementation of a project at national and international level. The skills acquired during the training will be transferred and made available to the participating organizations and the youth of the country.
CESIE is looking for 2 volunteers to be included in the project ALTERNATIVE-V, which will be held in various communities in the city of Kiev, Ukraine and which will be attended by 6 young people from Spain, Poland and Italy for a period of 12 months, starting from May the 1st, 2013. The project aims at providing volunteers opportunities for intercultural learning, new skills and capacities of organizational and community development, multilingualism, through their participation in local communities and the promotion of active citizenship.