MINELRES: E-News 15-06-04: Training to address discrimination through sport

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E-News 15-06-04: Training to address discrimination through sport 

UNITED E-News 15-06-04:
Training course for youth workers to address discrimination through
sport and outdoor activities, in the framework of the European YOUTH
programme.
Participants will be asked to develop projects (YOUTH Program) in which
they use sport/outdoor activities to address discrimination. National
Agencies of all participants involved will be strongly stimulated to
fund these project.


Date, place:   11 - 17 October 2004, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
Application:   to be sent to the National YOUTH Agency in your country 
               directly
Deadline:      6 September 2004
Organised by:  NIZW International Centre - www.agentschapjeugd.nl


Countries eligible: 
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland,
France, Germany, Greece, Hungary Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia,
Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland,
Portugal, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Romania, United Kingdom




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All(B)right* Training Course
A learning opportunity for youth workers to address discrimination
through sport and outdoor activities

BACKGROUND
The All(B)right* concept offers a range of learning opportunities for
youth workers to address discrimination in European Youth Work.
All(B)right* consists of three complementary phases:

* A 5 day international training course in 2004, aiming at the
development of competencies to address discrimination in youth work.
Participants will gain knowledge of Human Rights Education with special
focus on origins, consequences and spread of discrimination.


* Support to develop projects addressing anti-discrimination within the
YOUTH Program of the European Commission in 2004/2005. Participants will
be asked to develop projects (Action 1,2, 3 or 5 of the YOUTH Program)
in which they use sport/outdoor activities to address discrimination.
National Agencies of all participants involved will be strongly
stimulated to support these projects.


* An evaluation seminar in 2005, aiming at the evaluation of the
projects, the development of relevant competencies and the examination
of opportunities for further co-operation. Date and place of this
seminar are not known at this stage.

AIMS OF THE TRAINING COURSE
To develop youth workers' competencies in addressing discrimination
through the use of sport and outdoor activities in the YOUTH Program.

OBJECTIVES OF THE TRAINING COURSE       
* To raise awareness about different forms of discrimination;
* To exchange knowledge and experience of participants in the different
fields of discrimination;
* To provide participants with tools, methods and other resources to
promote equality and eliminate discrimination;
* To increase knowledge of participants about Human Rights Education;
* To familiarize participants with the use of sport and outdoor
activities as a tool for addressing discrimination and promoting
equality;
* To provide participants with opportunities to create their own
projects within the YOUTH Program.


METHODS
Group work, discussion, workshops, sport and outdoor activities,
exchange of experiences.

WORKING LANGUAGE
English

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS
25 participants of YOUTH Program countries

PROFILE OF PARTICIPANTS
* actively involved in activities for and with young people;
* knowledge about and experience with the YOUTH Program of the European
Commission;
* (interested to be) working in the field of sport/outdoor activities
and/or the field of anti-discrimination;
* able to communicate in English;
* willing to develop a project within the YOUTH Program as an outcome of
the training course;
* intending to participate throughout the full duration of the course;
* have full support from their organization to participate in all three
phases of All(B)right*.


TRAINERS TEAM
Anette Mohr, Dirk Adams (both Germany), Martin Krajcik (Slovakia) and
Kees Hoogendoorn (The Netherlands).

DATE AND VENUE
Monday 11 - Sunday 17 October in Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

COSTS
Program costs and costs for board and lodging will be paid by NIZW - the
Dutch National Agency of the YOUTH Program.
Sending NA's are requested to be the travel costs of participants and a
contribution to the costs of 75 / pax.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Candidates should fill out the application form and send it to the
National Agency of the YOUTH Program in their own country, by 6
September 2004 at the latest.




***************** APPLICATION FORM FOR PARTICIPATION *****************
All(B)right* Training Course - A learning opportunity for youth workers
to address discrimination through sport and outdoor activities


INFORMATION ABOUT THE SUPPORTING ORGANISATION
Full name of the supporting organisation

Address of the supporting organisation

Telephone                       E - mail


Name of the responsible person

INFORMATION ABOUT THE CANDIDATE
Name and family name of the candidate

Date of Birth           Age             Sex


Permanent address of the candidate

Temporary address of the candidate

Telephone                       E - mail

Candidate's status (employed, volunteer, pupil, student, unemployed,
other (specify))

Knowledge of working language
English Excellent       Good    Understand

Please provide some information about your role and level of involvement
within the supporting organisation
(Since when, level of responsibility, etc.; most likely this is the
organisation you work for)




Briefly describe the aims of the supporting organisation, its main
activities and target group(s).




Briefly describe your experiences in the field of youth work or with
young people, especially at international level.



Please describe your experience with and your involvement in the YOUTH
program of the European Union.




Please describe your interest and motivation for attending this training
course.



What would you like or do you need to learn in this training course?



Follow up and implementation: in what ways do you expect to be active in
anti-discriminatory work with young people? (Please provide some details
about expected or planned projects/activities, organisers and target
groups)


Date


Candidate's signature


Signature of the responsible person of the support organisation


Please return this form to
your National Agency of the YOUTH Program not later than 6 September
2004
addresses see http://europa.eu.int/comm/youth/program/natage_en.html


The selection of participants for the course will be completed by 10th
of September 2004.




NIZW International Centre
Catharijnesingel 47
P.O. Box 19152
NL - 3501 DD Utrecht
Tel: (31 30) 230 65 50
Fax: (31 30) 230 65 40
E-mail: europa@nizw.nl
Website: www.agentschapjeugd.nl
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