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Chatting with Garba – By Owen Savage

I spoke to Garba Diallo – the managing director of Copenhagen-based NGO Crossing Borders and self-proclaimed citizen of Globalistan – about how the organisation was created, the value of education and dialogue and his nomadic origins in West Africa. Garba explained the normality of human movement, the dangers of “Hygge Democracy” and, most importantly, why …

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Peace with me – Training Course ( 21-29 March, Oradea, Romania)

Hello there! Since you’re reading this file, we will consider that you’re inner voice is whispering a soft melody that animates you to discover some new facets of the non-formal learning’ universe. Hopefully, you are heading to a learning journey that fulfills this objective; we will at least try to bring you in such a …

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Scholarship opportunity for an outstanding student from Muslim countries to attend Crossing Borders fall 2020

Crossing Borders at Nordfyns is inviting highly qualified and committed youth from Muslim countries to submit applications for scholarship to attend the Crossing Borders Global Studies in the fall 2020 semester 09 August – 19 December 2020. The Crossing Borders Global Studies is a unique programme designed for internationally and socially-committed applicants from around the world. …

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Eastern Encounters – 5 days Training in Poland

Erasmus Plus Youth Mobility Project “Eastern Encounters”2018-1-DE04-KA105-016247 Krakow, Poland 17th – 22nd February, 2020 FACTS ABOUT THE PROJECT: PLACE AND DATE: Krakow, Poland 17th – 22nd, February, 2020 PARTICIPANTS: 48 COUNTRIES: Germany, Denmark, Russian Federation, Poland, Georgia, Ukraine, Armenia. LANGUAGE:The official language of the project is English. SUMMARY The project represents a 4-phases dialogue process among 4 partners from the EU and 4 partners from the EaP region. During the first action, …

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Youth Voices: We are shapers, not listeners Youth Exchange in Denmark ( 2nd-10th April​ 2020)

Youth Shapers: Localizing the SDGs   “The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.”  – Robert Swan General info: “Youth Shapers: Localizing the SDGs” is an ERASMUS+ funded Youth Exchange project on the topics of sustainability, the SDGs and democratic participation among young people. LOCATION: Day 1 and …

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International Youth Peace Camp, Vadul Lui Voda, Republic of Moldova

Facilitating Youth Ambassadors of Peace in the Eastern Europe Neighborhood and Caucasus regions Project Description of the project The empowerment of youth in Denmark, Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine to become peace ambassadors capable of building bridges to peaceful conflict resolution. Project aim to contribute to a bottom-up, youth-to-youth approach to peace-building by strengthening the …

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On the Road-Unterwegs​ Youth Exchange​!

24 participants (around 16-22 years) from Germany, Italy, Poland, and Denmark will meet in Germany and Denmark to learn together and get a better understanding of today’s refugee situation. The project wants to let young people develop their own vision of peaceful living together beyond cultural diversity and based on shared values and mutual respect and wants to …

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SDG #4- Quality Education – Shortcomings of the Lebanese Educational System

In the first article of this series, I explored the Lebanese educational system, discussing its outward strengths and successes. Yet, despite Lebanon’s extremely high literacy rates (93.9%)[1], the fact remains that this is nothing but a glittering façade distracting us from an unsettling truth: the Lebanese educational system is severely flawed and outdated, no longer …

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