APV DATES: September 23-25 (3 days) 2014
APV PLACE: Vis island (village Rukavac)
TITLE: Be Sustainable Be Cool
Deadline for submitting the applications : 20.07.2014
The project „Be Sustainable, Be Cool“ will last for three months (123 days), from August till December 2014 while the six-day activities will be held at the end of October (October 23rd till 29th, 2014) in the village Rukavac on the Vis Island. The project includes Croatia as the host country and 4 partner countries : Italy, Slovenia, Macedonia and Latvia. Four young participants (18-25 years) and one team leader from each country will participate in the project so the total number of participants will be 25.
Main objective of the project is understanding and promoting principles of sustainable development during socio-cultural dialogue among young people from different European countries. The participants will through various forms of non formal and informal learning acquire useful information on alternative economic models and its principles and practical implementation. Main focus will be given to active participation of participants and exchange of experiences and examples of good practices from their own countries related to alternative economic models that comply with sustainable development principles.
Also, the project aims to promote healthy lifestyle, open air activities, intercultural dialogue, solidarity and development of entrepreneurial skills among young people that subsequently encourage young people to take a more active role and make changes in the society.
We will use non-formal education methods, as following:
– Integrative activities (ice-breakers, team buildings, work in small groups, group presentations);
– Creative activities (practical workshops, individual and group brainstorming, theater);
- Age 18 – 27
- Able to work in English
- Willing to share the new knowledge with the members of his/her organization once he/she gets back
- Has experience with leading a group
- Able to attend the entire duration of the exchange