AP8 – Online training for policy makers

Friday 6 October 2023

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The capacity building program for policy makers was focused on people that work with high school students and are active in citizens participation. The aim was: through the workshop to develop their skills and knowledge related to active citizenship and participation, civic and political engagement, fighting misinformation and e-democracy. The training aimed to provide participants with the necessary tools to promote civic engagement and participation among youth, particularly in the areas of digital and public citizenship. Various topics were covered related to active citizenship, including ways to encourage young people to get involved in their communities, understanding the importance of civic participation, and how to organize campaigns and events to promote civic engagement. The training also emphasized the need for digital citizenship, which included topics such as the need for digital citizenship, which included topics such as e-democracy. The program covered the topic of fighting misinformation, which involved educating participants on how to identify and combat fake news and propaganda. This included training on fact-checking, media literacy, and effective communication strategies. Overall, the capacity building program aimed to equip policy makers with practical skills and knowledge that they could implement in their work to promote civic engagement among the youth.

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European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA), CERV-2022-CITIZENS-CIV, Citizens’ engagement and participation strand



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