One Terrene International has 5 permanent positions as staff in central offices in Cyprus and UK and over 375 partners in its network within an out of EU.
Our budget comes from private donations and the realisation of projects under Erasmus+, Europe For Citizens, European Social Fund, Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs, European Solidarity Corps and other Local, National and International Funding Frameworks. (around 1.000.000 euros per year as a network of locals)
You can find a list of our current and past projects on our site (www.otinternational.org) under Mobilities and Areas of Interest sections.
One Terrene International, in short OTI, is the parent/umbrella of an international network of organisations involved in adult education and youth work in a variety of fields in Europe.
The organisation was born in 2009 in London, UK and in 2013 in Cyprus and now its network has spread out to more than 14 countries including but not limited to Greece, Italy, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia and other OTI locals in EU and non EU countries. The organisation has strong partnerships with Eastern European Partnership countries and EUROMED countries as well.
The organisation has been very active in Youth in Action from 2009 and is very active in Erasmus+ Projects since its start in 2014 for all Key Actions youth and adult education. The organisation also selects schools and informal groups that consist of students and teachers from schools as partners in order to influence the school education format, and encourage teaching methods to involve non formal learning methodologies in their curriculum.
The organisation has also been very active in Europe For Citizens programmes and twinning with municipalities and organisations with Italy, France, Bulgaria, Spain, Latvia, Estonia, Greece, Slovakia, Romania, Hungary and Cyprus.
Our projects include young people, youth workers, profesionals and participants of any age. We include participants with fewer opportunities and we give emphasis on projects that empower minorities and inclusion for people with disadvantages.
OTI has experience in developing methodologies that enhance and develops the following skills:
* Empowering youth abilities and skills
* Awareness for Active Citizenship, balance of responsibilities, obligations and rights of European Citizens.
* Self Confidence building and Employability (CV building, Public Speaking etc.)
* Entrepreneurial Trainings, Skill Development and Workshops
* Non Formal Learning Methodology development and simulations
* Peace Building and Conflict Resolution Projects
* Intercultural Exchanges and awareness projects for understanding differences and gaining respect of these differences.
* Environment and Sustainability
OTI and its network have successfully realised more than 80 mobility projects, proving that the quality of the offered programmes are fruitful, fun, progressive and creative.
OTI is now officially a EURODESK Ambassador UK and an EURODESK Mulriplier in Cyprus.
We have already collaborated with the NGO Center and Plan Be in many projects and local initiatives. Our netowork partners and our staff are members of the Cyprus Youth Council and can contribute in various actions and projects throughout the year.
We would like to gain experience also out of EU contexts as we are already familiar with Neighbouring countries and frameworks. We would like to be able to expand and offer our experiences and gain experiences and voices to our youth in a bigger network.