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Study visit in Lisbon Youth Centre

In connection with the project "Establishing a Youth Center in the City of Plovdiv" under BG06 "Children and Youth at Risk" programme, Component 1 - "Care for Youth at Risk", financed by the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area 2009-2014, the managing team and staff of the Youth Centre in Plovdiv visited the Lisbon Youth Centre in Portugal (Centro de Juventude de Lisboa) and attended the centre’s official ceremony for receiving the Council of Europe "Quality Label". As а part of the ceremony, representatives of the programme’s operator from Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Science, Youth Center in Plovdiv and Youth Centre in Vratsa participated in the conference "Youth in Democracy Construction". The conference consisted of brief summaries on the topic by representatives of the Portuguese Sports and Youth Institute, National Youth Council, National Federation of Youth Associations, European Youth Forum, the Ambassador of Portugal's Permanent Representation at the Council of Europe and a member of the Advisory Council and the Joint Council on Youth from the Council of Europe. During the study visit the participants got familiarized with the team and the work of the Lisbon Youth Centre, as well as the activities of non-governmental organizations housed in the same building, namely AID Global and AJEC.

During the study visit a non-formal education training on topics related to intercultural education and human rights took place. Representatives of the two youth centers inBulgariaand Ministry of Education and Science exchanged ideas and good practices with colleagues from theLisbonYouthCenter, as well as with trainers working at the centre - Rita Sales from "Teatro do Elefante" and Jose Carlos from "Centro Social Paroquial de Cristo Rei".

 

 

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Project "Establishing Youth Centre in the city of Plovdiv", with the financial support of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area 2009-2014 ДО3-9/28.01.2014

Youth Centre Plovdiv - a powerful factor for local development" under the „Local Development, Poverty Reduction and Enhanced Inclusion of Vulnerable Groups” programme with the financial support of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area 2014-2021 № BGLD-1.003-0002