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Schuman 2.0 Ambassadors' Training

Brussels | 14 - 15 December 2019 

The Schuman 2.0 Ambassadors’ training takes place in frame of the “Schuman 2.0” project, co-funded by the Europe for Citizens Programme of the European Union, which is aimed to contribute to citizens' understanding of the EU, its’ history and diversity and to raise awareness of remembrance, common history and values and the aim of the EU.

The Training will help young activists from civil society organisations to build closer links with students and citizens, to raise awareness of one of the founding moments of the European Integration project and to better prepare citizens in order to undertake active role in the ongoing debate on the future of Europe.

The young Ambassadors will learn how to co-organise local events, how to involve participants from different backgrounds and how to interact with different nationalities. 
 

The event will run on two days starting on Saturday 14th of December morning and ending on Sunday 15th of December 13:00.

Programme

The programme will include different sessions as follows:

  • Saturday will be dedicated to group cohesion and to the historical moment that inspires European unity from the Schuman declaration in 1950 forward on. In the second part of the day the focus will be put on the Schuman 2.0 project and its' activities and objectives and gaining facilitation skills. 

  • Sunday sessions will focus on improving skills in organization of Intercultural meetings and events in view to implement the local activities in the frame of the Schuman 2.0 project. Several workshops and practical sessions will permit the Ambassadors to experience facilitation methodologies. Participants will exercise their practical skills acquired during the training, shape the local events in small groups and present the outcomes to the plenary.

 

Interaction and the exchange of ideas and experiences is encouraged – participants will learn from one another as well as from expert speakers and facilitators.

Scuman 2.0 Ambassadors 

30 young Schuman 2.0 ambassadors will be selected and trained during this Ambassadors training in Brussels in December 2019 and will act as facilitators and multipliers during the whole project duration period.

 

The Ambassadors will participate in at least two grassroots event organised by project partners. 

We invite you to read more about the ambassadors' role and to apply to become Scuman 2.0 ambassador by filling the form. 

Registrations

Please register as soon as possible as the number of places is limited (30 places guaranteed). Participants will be accepted on “first come first served” principle and will be informed on a regular basis soon after submitting their application. 

Registration is compulsory by Sunday 24th of November by filling in the registration form on the events page

Participation conditions

Accepted participants requesting a travel reimbursement are required to pay a participation fee of 25 EUR to help towards covering the costs of the events. The contribution must be transferred by bank transfer prior to the event:

Union of European Federalists
BNP Paribas Fortis
Agence Quartier Léopold
Place du Luxembourg 14B - 1050 Ixelles
IBAN: BE69 2100 3760 9578
SWIFT CODE: GEBABEBB
"Schuman 2.02 Ambassadors training": *First Name* *Last Name*"

 

Venue & accommodation

The training will be sunned at the Sleep Well youth hostel as well as accommodation (shared rooms with 3 - 6 beds) will be provided in the Sleep well youth hostel, 23, Damier St, 1000 Brussels, for Saturday 14th of December. Meals and accommodation are covered by the organisers. 

Travel reimbursement

Participants residing outside Brussels will be eligible to reimbursement of travel expenses 100% up to a maximum reimbursement of 100 EUR. Reimbursements will be made on the spot and in cash only, upon presentation of proof of payment. Please, don’t forget to bring the original receipts and tickets with you.

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