ERASMUS+ TRAINING COURSE: No for radicalism "

ABOUT THE PROJECT:  Cultural diversity can be used as a positive and powerful tool within local youth work activities and European youth exchanges by active participation of young people. To build tolerance towards cultural diversity and find common European roots throughout the active participation of young people can be a great step towards prevent radicalisation of young people. 

The overall aim of the training course is to train youth workers, youth leaders to be capable for preparing, implementing, and evaluating workshops on cultural diversity in local level and within youth exchanges as part of preventing radicalisation of young people. To raise awareness on cultural diversity and to develop competences for using cultural diversity as a positive and powerful tool within local and European youth work. To understand and develop different ways of active participation of young people within cultural diversity projects.


  • To raise understanding in human rights educational approaches mainly in connection with cultural diversity

  • To develop an understanding about aspects of active youth participation and critical way of thinking with elements and methods of non formal education

  •  To be aware of importance of cultural diversity in local, regional and international level and to develop skills and attitudes to motivate and actively involve young people in human rights youth projects as preventing radicalisation of young people

  • To develop the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes to prepare, run and evaluate a cultural diversity workshop locally and within youth exchanges

  • To offer the opportunity to meet partner groups and develop concrete ideas for future projects focusing on cultural diversity and active participation of young people in order to prevent radicalisation of young people.

PARTICIPANTS: 30  participants from 15 different European Countries

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE:   2 participants with no age limit:

  • Being older than 18 years old and there is no upper age limit

  • Youth workers, directly working with young people, having experience of organising at least one youth exchange project

  • Youth leaders, having experience of organising (not just participating) at least one local and international youth project

  • Motivated to integrated human rights education in daily youth work mainly emphasis on cultural diversity and preventing radicalisation of young people

  • Ready to take part in the whole training course

  • Have organizational support for further activities with young people

  •  Be able to communicate English


DATES:  28 June - 07 July 2018 (28 & 7 Travel days)

LOCATION: Rio Major, Portugal

FINANCIAL DETAILS:The organizers will cover the following costs with the support of the European Commission: 

  • 100% of meals, accommodation, activities costs; 

  • Transport cost up to 365 EUR per participant

Here you can download the Infopack with all the details about the project.