The NGO Support Center with the collaboration of many Cyprus-based Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) organized on September 22, 2014 the 4th NGO Fair at the Faneromeni square in the beautiful walled city of Nicosia.
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After the very successful Workshop on Global Citizenship and Sustainable Development a second one, with expanded participation, was organized on the 24th of June 2014 in the premises of University of Nicosia with collaboration from the Cyprus Youth Council. The workshop was entitled “Education for all” and it was linked with the 2nd Millennium Development Goal of “Achieving Universal Primary Education”. It also touched on the concept of Education and its permeation of all parts of Development process and as the necessary catalyst for positive change. The workshops are operated under the framework of the INJAWARA project (injawara.eu) or Intercultural Joint Awareness Raising Action.
The trainer presented the project and CARDET, the organization running it in Cyprus, so that participants are familiar with both the Non-Government Organization and INJAWARA. Participants included local stakeholders like CSOs, students in pedagogical departments of universities, pre-school and primary school teachers and educators.
The activities initiated with a discussion of what is the definition of education and what are its desirable outcomes. Participants proved highly engaging, which in turn provided sophisticated arguments like knowledge, skills, social inclusion and evolution of the public discourse.
In the framework of the INJAWARA (injawara.eu) project, a workshop was organized with the collaboration of Accept-LGBT Cyprus (accept.org.cy). Main objectives of the workshop was the awareness raising on global citizenship and its connection to development. The workshop started with a get to know each other session where participants were asked to present themselves and to discuss their expectation of the workshop.
Tamat NGO has organized two Educational Workshop in which a prototype of the Injawara Board Game has been used as a didactic tool to raise awareness and stimulate the discussion. The first meeting has been conducted on the 9th of April with the young participants of the European project "Comenius" - "We all smile in the same language" - Intercultural Dialogue for an Active Citizenship Education (ETHIC), upon request of its manager. The project represent a multilateral partnership focused on Intercultural Dialogue and the acquisition, by young people, of an Active European Citizenship, involving 10 schools from 9 European countries: Italy, Germany, Latvia, Slovenia, Romania, Croatia, Cyprus, Turkey and Poland. After a global overview on the Millennium Development Goals of the United Nations, the 50 youngsters have been divided in groups and...the game started! The level of interest and participation of the youth to the play test has been really satisfactory, making us understand that we are on the right way.