Open Doors" Center organized the awareness campaign “A Caravan for Dialogue & Peace” on 15 – 16 March 2018

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Cërrik: 15- 16.03.2018 -  Open Doors" Center organized the awareness campaign “A Caravan for Dialogue & Peace”, during 2 days in 7 schools of  Cerrik Municipality: Aleks Buda, Tomor Sinani, Drita Como , 7 March, Gostime, Shtermen and Shkolla "Mehmet Bajraktari" Shals supported by the Regional Education Directorate of  Elbasan and the Municipality of Cërrik. This campaign was realized through a moving caravan going to 7 schools, covered by multi-colored posters, leaflets and information materials promoting youth citizenship and youth active participation in society, social inclusion based on values of tolerance, non-violence and democracy. The caravan was a useful tool that facilitates the debate stimulation & discussions on issues of promoting tolerance, mutual respect, pluralism, inclusion, and cohesion that indirectly feed the reflection and motivation of young people, women and community of parents on prevention of Radicalization and Extremism Violation 

About 1171 young people, more than 500 parents and 124 teachers from 7 Schools of Cerrik became active part of the “Caravan for Peace & Dialog” Awareness Campaign activities during 2 days by organizing and participating actively on a great variety of  cultural and sport activities:  performing different  types of sport, games, theatre plays, painting & handcrafting, bicycling, poetry reading, discussions on peace & tolerance subjects, culinary fairs, etc,

Those activities are successfully organized by pedagogical staff in close collaboration with Regional Education Directorate (DAR) of Elbasan and Cerrik Municipality. Those activities generated a great impact on establishing a school-friendly environment for young people and community of parents by promoting of intercultural and inter-religious dialogue and understanding that directly feeds to the prevention of violent extremism and radicalization

This activity was largely reflected in the local and regional media.

This activity was developed in the framework of sub-granting scheme of the project “Civil Society Countering Violent Extremism” financed by EU and implemented by the Albanian Helsinki Committee and Together for Life association.

“This document has been produced in the context of the project “A Caravan for Social Challenges! A Caravan for your Empowerment” implemented by “OPEN DOORS” with the financial supported from the project “Civil Society Countering Violent Extremism” with funds of the European Union. The contents of this document are the sole responsibility of OPEN DOORS and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the of AHC nor the European Union”

 

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