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Conference: Value Fair 2020

Dates: 1-5 April 2020

Venue: Athens, Greece

Eligible are 110 participants coming from: Austria, Belgium – DE, Belgium – FL, Belgium – FR, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Partner Countries Neighbouring the EU

Application deadline: 31st January 2020

Value Fair 2020 supports actors in the youth field to share, understand and identify the Values on which we base our youth work and how it can contribute to better living together.

General Description

In our societies, we are facing mistrust among citizens, resulting in discrimination and rejection of “the others”. This harms our living together.

VALUE FAIR 2020 aims to support actors of youth field in sharing, understanding and exploring values through Non-Formal Education (NFE).

It focuses on how the following values: participation, sustainability, empathy, inclusion and equity, are approached, translated, promoted and transmitted.

The Value Fair will not focus on ‘tools’ and ‘methods’, but focuses on the “why” and “what for” of our work.

Objectives:

  • To explore and exchange how we understand these values.
  • To question the place of these values in our agenda and daily life.
  • To critically reflect upon why and how youth workers/leaders support these values towards young people.
  • To understand and promote how Non-Formal Education (NFE) can support these values.
  • To highlight the current challenges related to these 5 values.
  • To explore how to maximize the impact of these values on individual/ organizational/ community level
  • To stimulate concrete networking in order to create qualitative future international projects, also within the Erasmus+ Youth Programme

Principles & Focus

Local impact and involvement: several events during the Value Fair 2020 are open to/involve the local community, this to enhance mutual learning and to enlarge the impact as such.

This event will take place in the city of Athens, where contrasts meet so clearly: ‘(very) rich and (very) poor’, ‘past and future’, ‘history and dreams’, ‘tourism and immigration’, different local stakeholders are involved in the organisation of Value Fair 2020.

Costs

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth Programme.

Accommodation and food

Unless specified otherwise, the hosting National Agency or SALTO Resource Centre of this offer will organise the accommodation and covers the costs for accommodation and food.

Travel reimbursement

Your sending National Agency or Regional SALTO Resource Centre will support your travel costs. Please contact your National Agency (NA) or SALTO Resource Centre (SALTO) in order to know whether they would support your travel costs. If yes, after being selected, get in touch with your NA or SALTO again to learn more about the overall procedure to arrange the booking of your travel tickets and the reimbursement of your travel expenses.

Participation fee

The participation fee varies from country to country. Please contact your National Agency or SALTO Resource Centre to learn more about the participation fee for participants from your country.

Application

 

Organiser:

Youth and Lifelong Learning Foundation – Greek National Agency

Phone: +30 2131314435

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Panagiota Karametou

E-Mail: karametou.p@inedivim.gr

Before applying please contact the NA of your residence country to check if it is involved in this concrete project and committed to cover travel costs. NB! Learn about possible participation fee and other relevant rules.