The European Intercultural Forum e. V. (EIF) is a non-profit, non-governmental and non-political organisation which operates on international level in the field of international cooperation and development, peace education, active citizenship, empowerment and capacity development. The objectives of the organisation are:
1- to contribute to peaceful development in the Western Balkans and the South Caucasus by strengthening the civil society and fostering democratic development
2- to provide intercultural learning experiences to youth and adults to enhance intercultural tolerance and mutual understanding
3- to provide exchange opportunities to NGOs representatives to discover and promote best-practices in international cooperation and peace education
14.10.2015 / Active Citizens for Reconciliation: international youth seminar starting soon!
On 18th October the international youth seminar of the project “Active Citizens for Reconciliation” is starting in Kobuleti, Georgia. It will gather about 30 youth workers and young people from 6 countries to develop further initiatives on the theme of reconciliation and dealing with the past. Check out the project details on EIF website here or the project’s blog @https://reconciliationforpeace.wordpress.com/
28.09.2015 / Two EVS places still available for the South Caucasus!
We still have two available places for volunteers from Germany for EVS placements in Armenia and in Georgia, starting as soon as possible. Check out the calls for volunteers under Opportunities here!
18.09.2015/ Project “Education for Peace” starting soon!
We are glad to present a new project on peace education! The one-year long project “Education for Peace – Developing competences for peace education in the youth field” will feature e-learning periods, two on-the-spots international training courses hosted in Georgia and local presentations in each country. The project is co-financed by the Erasmus+ programme and will start officially in November 2015. More information here!
15.09.2015/ Youth Impact project
A representative of EIF is currently attending the Field visit to a partner organisation based in Cluj, Romania, in relation to the project “Youth Impact: Strengthening organisational capacities”. More information about the project here.
27.08.2015/ Report of the project “Explore your potential” online”
The narrative reports of the training course and the training of trainers that took place in Georgia and in Azerbaijan in 2015 are to be found online here!
28.07.2015 / Recruiting volunteers for the EVS project “Discover the Caucasus”
We are currently recruiting 4 motivated volunteers from Germany for the second edition of the European Voluntary Service “Discover the Caucasus” with placements in Armenia and in Georgia. More information about the project here.
10.06.02015 / “Active Citizens for Reconciliation” Training Course in Georgia, June 6-14, 2015
We are currently implementing the Training Course “Active Citizens for Reconciliation” that gathers 23 youth workers from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Italy, Germany and The Netherlands around the theme of dealing with the past, reconciliation and peace-building. You can find information about the activities onto the blog: reconciliationforpeace.wordpress.com
27.05.2015 / Explore your potential – Training of Trainers in Azerbaijan successfully completed!
The second event of the project “Explore your Potential” took place on 16-24 May 2015 in Azerbaijan. It gathered youth trainers and facilitators from a broad range of youth NGO based in Europe. More information about the project here!
04.04.2015 / Kick-off of the training course “Explore your potential”
The training course “Explore your Potential” has started in Georgia. It gathers youth workers from all across Europe to get trained on capacity development for youth organisations. More information about the overall project here. You can also follow the Blog of the project at: https://explore2015.wordpress.com/
25.03.2015 / Start of the project “Youth Impact” on organisational capacity of youth organisations in Europe
Within the frame of the United Network of Young Peacebuilders (UNOY), the EIF is partner on a project focusing on strengthening the organisational capacities of youth NGOs in Europe, especially in terms of monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL). More information on this link!