Balkan’s Youth Cooperation training course held in Newcastle
February 2, 2014
Balkan’s Youth cooperation training course held in Newcastle, UK. The training course was organized by British organization named “OpportunityUK” and lasted eight days, in dates 23-31 January 2014.
20 participants from 10 different countries has participated in this training course. Participant countries on the course sponsored by European commission, respectively “Youth in Action” programme were: Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Kosovo, Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia, Turkey and United Kingdom.
The only participant from Kosovo was General Secretary of “Pro European Students Union” (USPE) and Vice Director of “Youth Activism Center” (YAC), Mr. Mejdi Sadiku. Since there wasn’t any participant from Albania, Sadiku can consider representative of all Albanians.
While the training course, there have discussed many topics and held activities such as: The possibility of changing the situation by our intervention, prejudices, team work, Erasmus+ project development, debating different issues etc.
“While the training course, except of lessons from trainers, we also learnt from participants’ experiences where we shared our experiences and discussed our views about different topics”, said Sadiku.
“These king of training courses are important, because except of learning by course, it’s also a good way of representing your country, because except of officials lessons, we also socialize with the group and present our culture and our country”, ended Sadiku.
In the end, participants divided into groups, they wrote cooperative projects for next deadline of European commission programe named Erasmus+, contributing to European youth cooperation and European Cultural diversity.