Thanks but no Tanks

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Title: Thanks but no Tanks
Venue: Velden am Wörthersee, Austria
Date: 27th Aug – 3rd Sept, 2017
Participant’s profile: This training course is targeting youth workers & youth leaders
Should be aged between: 18 –
We’re looking for: 2 participants

Deadline to submit your completed application is July 26th, 2017
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Only selected participants will be informed on July 27th, 2017
Please, donate 10 000 HUF (Hungarian organization) in case of selection.

About the project
The overall aim of the training is to create a deeper understanding of the civil society actors and the role they have in our nations. To approach this topic we will start with exploring the meaning of the words conflict, youth movement, peace etc. and at the same time we will follow like an itinerary from historical social movements for democracy and justice, movements against discrimination and racism and we will explore present developments in the different regions, movements born during the economical crisis in Europe and other important actors around the world and especially Europe.

TNT will give competence and methods to participants to analyze the social conflicts, will teach them how to act wisely, and being active leaders in the civil society using non-violent communication

– Give to participants the tools and competences to understand what civil society is and what is its role in our own societies;
– Familiarize the participants with concepts and approaches of non violent actions i.e. how to use it best and adapt it to local contexts and realities in order to promote peace building;
– Equip the participants with skills to act in order to fulfill their goals;
– Empower the young people to act wisely in conflicts on individual as well as societal levels;
– Review and enhance participants’ competences (knowledge, skills, attitudes) in working as multipliers, and activists on peace building using non formal education tools;
– Enable participants to develop activities and campaigns for multipliers in conflict transformation and non-violent actions, at international, national or local level

About the venue

You will be hosted in the following place: Youth Hostel Cap Wörth. We will share nationalities among the rooms. There is a bathroom/shower in each room. Bed linen will be provided by the hostel. Please take some towels with you. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and coffee breaks will happen in the hotel during the whole project. As you can check in the website, the place offers different activities and possibilities and it can be enjoyed by the participants. Don’t forget your swimming clothes because there is an indoor swimming pool in the Hostel Cap Wörth! Almost all of you will fly to Vienna International Airport and from there you will have to take a train/bus to Velden am Wörthersee. Each group will be instructed separately in the best way to reach Velden am Wörthersee by e-mail after confirming the arrival time. All the groups will be picked up by the organizers at the train/bus station in Velden am Wörthersee.

Financial matters:

Accommodation, living and other project-related expenses: 100% funded by the EU. This includes everything except for travel costs.

There is a participation fee of EUR 30,00 per participant, which you can pay during the reimbursement procedure. Board, lodging and programme costs will be provided and paid 100% by grant from the Austrian Erasmus+ National Agency. But it is recommended to have a personal disposal for drinks, small shoppings, etc.

Reimbursement will be made as a wire transfer after we have all the necessary ORIGINAL documents already mentioned before (boarding passes, plane-, bus-, traintickets, etc.).
Charges for wire transfers to non-Euro-countries /non-SEPA-countries are at participants expense. The organisers will NOT reimburse any amount exceeding the maximum budget for each participant.

Travel (flights, other means of transport) expenses are compensated (up to 100%), based on the actual expenses incurred and the distance from your location of residence to the location of the project (Velden am Wörthersee, Austria). In the case of Hungary the available sum is €180/participant. You will be reimbursed with 100% of your travel costs up to 180 euro. Reimbursement of travel costs will only be done upon full attendance in the training program and presentation of the original tickets with boarding passes and receipt/invoices. Remember that you can travel only with the cheapest means of transport (2nd class trains, economy class in the planes).

Deadline to submit your completed application is July 26th, 2017
I’m your APPLICATION form! Don’t forget to use me :)
Only selected participants will be informed on July 27th, 2017
Please, donate 10 000 HUF (Hungarian organization) in case of selection.