Volunteering for Peace

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

One of US - Malta

Volunteering for peace participated at a 7-days training course in Malta in topic entitled “One of Us” along with participants from; Belgium, Morocco, Spain, Hungary, Egypt and Malta. The training took place at the Diplomat hotel in Seilma. The participants were introduced to several types of social inclusion and methodologies how to deal with socially exuded people. Also it aimed to let the youth to live in multi-cultural environment and do collective activities. Each country had the time to show its own culture in cultural evening and brief introduction about the organization they came from. On the daily basis there was evaluation of each day and time to express ideas and reflection about the training course. Participants were also introduced to tools and methods in dealing with social problems also there was a lecture about proposal writing. At the closing ceremony the governor of Seilma gave the participants certification and encouraged them for future work and cooperation.

The program were funded by the Youth in Action Program.

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