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Dialogue Instead of Conflict, Understanding Instead of Doubts

 

Dialogue Instead of Conflict, Understanding Instead of Doubts

Dates: 13-19.12.2013 Venue: Oslo, Norway Description: This training course was dedicated to the promotion of non-violent actions and the development of peace initiatives. The project gathered young people from several Western and Eastern European countries such as Norway, Georgia, Greece, Armenia, Romania and Azerbaijan. The TC covered different types of conflicts and in different settings and consequently ways of transforming conflicts by non-violent actions. The emphasize was placed on foster a constructive debate on recent conflicts in Europe and cooperation in the youth field. This was done by promoting non-violent approaches leading to actions on peace-building. Moreover, young leaders discussed the significant role of youth participation in grass-root peace-building initiatives. The trainers and invited experts shared practical and theoretical knowledge on the topics, through plenary sessions, discussions, workshops, creativity sessions, intercultural & interactive exercises and other non-formal educational methods. Essential throughout the TC was the input and experience sharing from participants. Participants from Armenia were selected by their filled applications.

The organizers covered Accommodation and Meal and also reimbursed 70 % of travel costs of participants.