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26
Jul
2021
 
31
Jul
2021
 
7:30 am - 9:00 pm

Join us for the Cities for all – how? Summer School Training!

Together we will explore how to create more inclusive cities while developing skills to design creative and efficient campaigns at a local level.

Objectives:

  • Exploring new tools and strategies for lobbying the demands of women and young LGBT+ individuals to different stakeholders.
  • Equipping participants with appropriate skills to work with local communities and organising outreach activities at a local level. Encourage young people’s active mobilisation around the topic of Cities for all.

The programme will be based on the principles of non-formal education and intercultural learning. We strive for an active and inclusive environment for direct communication and sharing of knowledge. The sessions will be balanced between theoretical inputs, work in small groups, workshops, discussions, training, and other interactive methods of non-formal learning.

Context:

The ‘‘Cities for all – How?‘‘ Summer School training will gather young activists  who are interested in looking for different urban approaches and questioning the existing urban planning status quo that neglects inclusivity, human rights and needs of the city dwellers. Participants will come from a variety of countries including Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Greece, Kosovo*, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Serbia, Turkey and Ukraine.

*All references to Kosovo, whether to the territory, institutions, or population, in this text shall be understood in full compliance with the United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1244 and without prejudice to the status of Kosovo.

 

Programme:

Arrival day

Day 1: Introductions, Inclusive cities Online Course recap, Gender in the city

Day 2: Greening the city, Politics in the city, Manifesto discussion, Game night

Day 3: Methods of Urban activism, Actvist action – practical exercise, Importance of the local context, Lobbying and advocacy, Movie night

Day 4: Lobbying and advocacy practice, Free afternoon

Day 5: Taget audience, Emotional communication, Tailoring the message, Communication channels and media, Manifesto discussion, Organisational night

Day 6: Project cycle and technicalities, Communication within the project, LA development, Manifesto discussion, Human library with local activists

Day 7: LA development, LA presentation, Manifesto voting, Evaluation hour, Party

Departure day

Practicalities:

Date: 26-31 July

Place: Novi Sad, Serbia

Language: This activity will take place in English. We strives to create an inclusive atmosphere at the events, where participants are encouraged to express themselves and ask for clarifications or translations of terms from peers that speak the same language.

Costs: The cost of travel (80% or 90%), PCR tests, visa, lodging (accommodation in multi-bed rooms, vegan food, and refreshments), and working materials during the event will be covered by the organisers. In exchange, we ask for a participation fee of 20 EUR from participants coming from non-EU countries and 50 EUR from participants coming from EU countries.

CDN will reimburse 90% of the travel costs for the participants from the non-EU countries and 80% of travel costs for the participants coming from the EU countries, within reasonable limits and within Europe, with the condition of combining the most economic and environmentally friendly means of travel (lowest price + travel time + CO2 emissions).

Registrations are now closed.

If you have any questions or difficulties, please reach out to us via project.coordinator@cdnee.org

Please note that we continue to closely monitor the local COVID-19 situation. Any activities will take place in full compliance with the required hygiene measures, and participants will be informed accordingly.


This summer school is organised by the Green European Foundation with the support of Cooperation and Development Network Eastern Europe, with the financial support of the European Parliament to the Green European Foundation and supported by the European Youth Foundation of Council of Europe.

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