International Youth Round Table
The Grundtvig Learning Partnership “Roma Youth Empowerment for Active Citizenship” invited local municipalities, civil society organizations, educational multipliers and youth activities for a round table on social inclusion of Roma youth, organized by the Bulgarian Roma organization “Youth Network for Development” on November 28th, 2012 in Blagoevgrad (Bulgaria). ternYpe activists, educators and trainers from various European countries shared their vision and good practices of youth and civic activism against racism, of participation, and intercultural dialogue. In this round table the vice mayor of Blagoevgrad, as well as other governmental and civil society representatives of the region participated in the discussions on the topic “Participation of young people in social inclusion“. Stakeholders, partners and activists emphasized the need of a stronger investment into adult education for the empowerment of young Roma, and the need to enhance communication, cooperation and engagement of all respective stakeholders.
Lessons Learnt! The closing learning partnership meeting
In March 2014 the Grundtvig learning partnership held its closing meeting “Lessons Learnt!” in Rome, which was hosted by the organization Roma Onlus. The meeting was a unique market and exchange of practices and experiences that were enriched through the past two years by a variety of learning experiences, new approaches and co-operations. In a public event on March 8, the learning partnership presented its projects, activities and tools to a wider audience of organizations and institutions.