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Youth exchange “Like IT: Internet as a modern way of thinking and a tool for professional development“

1-8 August 2014, Latvia

The project was supported by EU programme Erasmus+.

Objective of the project was to improve understanding of possibilities provided by Internet and modern communication technology among young people, positively influence their professional development and social engagement by teaching to use virtual communication securely, independently and without causing potential threat to their own health and safety.

Thirty young people from Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania participated in the project.1-8 August 2014, Latvia

Youth initiative “Explore Yourself to Learn”

May-October 2013

The project was implemented in co-operation with NGO “Noosfera” and supported by EU programme “Youth in Action”. The project was devoted to professional and personal orientation of young people and methods of increasing the learning efficiency. Six months long project consisted of three main stages of activities.

Evaluation of the project "Breaking Stereotypes - Building Tolerance"

Dear participants of the project “Breaking Stereotypes – Building Tolerance”! The project over. Now we are going to evaluate it and discuss future plans.We would be grateful if you take 5 minutes and answer the questions in this questionnaire: http://survey.kid.lv/index.php?sid=13938&lang=en .

Summer Camp 2012

Information about summer camp

Application form

Results of the research of public opinion on discrimination and stereotypes

The research was conducted within the framework of the project „Breaking Stereotypes – Building Tolerance”.

Результаты исследования

Research_RUS.pdf 258.52 kB

Results of the survey

Research_ENG.pdf 147.43 kB

Izpētes rezultāti

Research_LAT.pdf 278.18 kB

Reports on study visits in Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania are available

The study visits were held within the framework of the project "Breaking Stereotypes - Building Tolerance".

Study visit Latvia

Study visit Estonia

Study visit Lithuania

Study visits within the framework of the project "Breaking stereotypes - Building Tolerance"

Three study visits were held in Riga, Narva and Vilnius. The representatives of partner organizations have visited different governmental, educational, non-governmental organizations, learned about integration and antidiscrimination programmes, projects.

The project "Breaking stereotypes - Building Tolerance" is launched

The overall goal of the project is to contribute to combating racism and fostering tolerance of young people in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania by fighting traditional and new stereotypes, training specialists working with youth and education of young people. .

The project is financed by EU programme of Fundamental Rights and Citizenship.

The project included research, study visits, training activities for specialists working with youth and for young people, manual on antiracist education.

Summer school on Human Rights Education

27 July - 03 August 2010

Vecpiebalga, Latvia

Aims of the summer school:

- to extend the competence of youth workers and leaders in Human Rights education;

- to enable participants to act as trainers and multipliers for Human Rights education with young people at national and regional level.

Young people from Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Poland, Germany, UK, Russia, Ukraine and Belarus have participated in the project.

The programme of the summer school included workshops on Human Rights, discussions, simulation games, Open space, elaboration of follow-up plans, creative activities, etc.

The project is supported by European Youth Foundation.

Project "Promotion of Diversity and Non-discrimination Education at Schools of Regions of Latvia"

The project will be implemented within the framework of the LED IV project/ The project includes: preparation of manual on intercultural learning, seminar for schoolteachers and activities which will be carried out by participants of the seminar in their schools.

The project is supported by programme "PROGRESS"

The Championing CSR Across Borders project study visit

7-8 September participants of the project "Championing CSR Across Borders" will visit Riga.

Training seminar “Role of youth NGOs in promotion of tolerance and diversity among young people”

From 31 July to 7 August 2009 young people from Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia have participated in the seminar. The main themes of the activity were: youth NGOs; Human Rights education; Intercultural Learning; promotion of tolerance, diversity and anti-discrimination; youth participation and inclusion, development of leaders skills. The seminar was held in Vecpiebalga, Latvia.

The project was supported by European Youth Foundation.