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Spring of democracy

Partners: 
Development No Borders, Egypt
Institute for Leadership Experience, Jordan
The Palestinian Consultative Staff for Developing NGOs in Jenin Governorate (PCS), Palestine
Granted Amount: 
€34,973
Year of Grant: 
2012
National Network: 

The project “Spring of democracy” will take place between December 2012 and September 2013 and will have both local and international activities. The local activities consist of promoting the project and it’s activities; organizing a local mobile phone film competition and a public event for showing the films enrolled; and an event for the dissemination of the project’s results. The international activities consisting of an International Mobile Phone Short Film Festival, a study visit and a youth exchange that will take place in Göteborg, Sweden and Cairo/Alexandria, Egypt, in April 2012 respectively June 2013.

The project will bring together 48 youngsters who will learn about the concept and practice of democracy, human rights and youth participation through non-formal education methods. The aim of the project is to stimulate youngster to reflect upon the human rights driven society and use to empower them to become active citizens.

All the activities are designed having in mind the importance of intercultural learning as a way to foster tolerance and mutual understanding.

More Information: 

Please check the official Facebook page of the project:  www.facebook.com/SpringOfDemocracy, our blog: http://k-internationellt.blogspot.se/search/label/Spring%20of%20Democrac... and our site http://www.keks.nu/ section “Verksamhetstips/Aktiviteter”

Duration: 
Saturday, December 1, 2012 to Monday, September 30, 2013