The first "mobility" of our project that was due to take place in Romania was moved online due to COVID restrictions. The 6-day awareness-raising training (TAT) tackling anti-discrimination is currently taking place online, with the lead trainers in Arad, Romania.
70 participants are being trained in 4 online groups, by 2 certified trainers. The training follows the AWOD pedagogical programme that leads to:
We asked David Jinjikhadze, the director of our newest member organisation, Youth Horizon, to tell us a bit more about the amazing work they do in Georgia, the members of their team and why they decided to become a part of the EPTO network. We are so happy to have them as part of the EPTO family! Their enthuasiasm and dedication to join all our online events has been fantastic and we can't wait to work closer together with them!
The EPTO General Assembly took place online last Friday, 25 June. Due to COVID, the GA was held online.
After being welcomed by the Chairman of the EPTO Board, Adrian Hristescu, the assembly proceeded to go through the agenda.
The four main items to be voted on included:
Thursday, 27th May we organised out Peers For Integration online multiplier event where we shared information about the two-year-long project and the tools that have been developed to facilitate the social inclusion of refugees by supporting their process of cultural adaptation and reducing the discrimination they are facing!
We were joined by members of the EPTO network as well as those working with youth and/or refugees in Belgium. Our Communication and Community Engagement Officer, Ela Suleymangil, presented;