Training Course: International Conference on Youth Work’s role in the Prevention of Violent Extremism
Dates: 28 August – 2 September 2017
Venue: Sibiu, Romania
Application deadline: 15th February 2017
European training dedicated to sharing best practices in youth work as a method of prevention of violent radicalisation of youth
This European training is dedicated to sharing best practices in youth work as a method of prevention of violent radicalisation of youth. This activity will consist of workshops, lectures, group work and the sharing of experiences and challenges.
This activity will also include input from experts researching religious radicalisation and young extremist behavior. Participants will share best practice examples and engage with their own nations’ policies and responses to extremism/radicalisation. The concrete practice examples shared by participants, as well as their personal reflections on the phenomena will be presented trough an online platform.
The course is open for youth workers, youth leaders and decision makers who wish to exchange ideas and learn how to tackle youth extremism
This training course will give participants a deeper understanding of the concept of extremism and equip them with tools to identify, and work with, those most at risk. It will focus on how intercultural dialogue in international youth work can be used to engage those who might otherwise turn to extremism.
It will consist of workshops, lectures, group work and the sharing of experiences and challenges.
Participants will have the opportunity to share best practice examples.
1: Identifying and understanding the causes of extremism
2: Improve knowledge of the processes involved in radicalisation
3: Equip participants with the ability to identify those most at risk and tools to respond
4: To make participants more aware of opportunities under Erasmus+ to support their work with young people in this context
5: To provide opportunities to share good practice initiatives to challenge youth extremism
The training is supported by the Council of Europe through the European Youth Foundation.
• Each participant is required to pay an enrolment fee of 50 Euros. This amount will be deducted from the amount to be reimbursed for travel expenses.
• Travel costs will be reimbursed in full, minus the participation fee.
• Accommodation and meals will be provided and paid for. Participants may need to share rooms.
• Arrival in Sibiu during the day, on 27/08/2017, no later than 19.00
• Departure on Sunday 03/09/2017 after breakfast