#Art4HRE project group is reunited once again in the beautiful village of Sleen, The Netherlands. We're having the evaluating seminar in here. Objectives of the seminar are to document, evaluate and disseminate intermediate phase activities and plan the follow up projects together. After the youth exchange in Bansko, participants in country groups conducted series of educational activities back in their countries. Surely, the sessions were concerning human rights and human ri
Our group really enjoyed Haiku workshop which took place in Bansko, Bulgaria! Haiku, as an artistic expression which can be used in human rights education was first presented during the 1st phase of the project #Art4HRE. During the session participants were asked to write sentences/poems about subjects. More then 50 haikus were created during the session and most of them were directly connected to HR. Last activity of the day was creation of art. Participants had to choose an
Here you can read about some highlights of our Youth Exchange! These activities were planned and organized by the youth workers, who participate in the project #Art4HRE. You can also use below described exercises anytime if you're interested or invovled in human rights education and youth work. Border game - where 8 persons represented border officials and 4 members entered the room as observers. the rest of the participants had a role of refugees. Main purpose of the activit
The second phase of the project #ART4HRE - Youth Exchange in Bansko is in action! Participants has gathered in the beautiful city of Bansko. The program was fully planned and is being organized by the participants. Participants of the YE are youth workers and young leaders from Georgia, Armenia, Bulgaria, Poland, Estonia, Ukraine, Belarus and the Netherlands. The project aims to train the youth workers as trainers for human rights education who use creative expression, arts,
Various drawings were created during the Art Session of #ART4HRE. Each picture had to be associated with one of the articles from the European Convention on Human Rights. As you see, a wide range of issues had been discussed and examined. Youth workers were working in small, international groups and the process was accompanied by inspirational music in the background.
Youth workers from #ART4HRE headed to Tbilisi. Participants were split into two large groups. One of the groups visited Office of Public Defender (Ombudsman) of Georgia while the second group had a meeting with the representative of Women's Initiatives Supportive Group - non-profit organization focused on the issues of LBT people and women. Groups had an opportunity to get to know to the missions, goals and activities of these two organizations. Later, they went to explore ho
During the project #ART4HRE which is taking place in the town of Rustavi, Georgia, working within the framework of conceptual art, youth workers introduced their understanding of human rights and human rights education issues with photographic works that took on hybrid forms, from photos and postcards to text-and-image installations. Participants were split into international groups. They had to choose specific articles from the European Convention on Human Rights and to plan