Discover the Caucasus – Edition 4

Duration:  12 months from September 2018  to August 2019
Venue: Armenia (Dilijan) and Georgia (Rustavi)
Funded by: Erasmus+ programme, German National Agency
Hosting organisations:
Youth Cooperation Centre of Dilijan NGO (YCCD) in Dilijan, Armenia (3 placements)
Georgian Association of Educational Initiatives (SIQA) in Rustavi, Georgia (2 placements)
Volunteers: 6 young people from Germany

The project aims to empower young people from Germany and from Armenia. Objectives of the volunteering activities are as follow:
– To strengthen key competences of young people (volunteers and their local peers) especially civic, cross-social and intercultural competences
– To enhance active citizenship and social responsibility of young people form Germany and Armenia
– To inspire young people by giving them the opportunity to explore the role of civil society in fostering social inclusion, equality and peace
– To promote volunteering and active participation as a tool for personal and professional development

In both placements the volunteers from Germany will support the activities of the hosting organisations and especially organise non-formal educational activities for and with local young people (up to 25 years old) in their placements and in partner institutions such as local schools, universities, youth clubs, etc.

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September 2018: after a common workshop held by EIF in Tbilisi, the 5 volunteers are settling in their placements in Armenia and Georgia.

Pictures of the project and activities