Category EU-Kompakt-Kurse

The European Moment for France

After successfully kicking off with the “March for Europe”, which more than 6,000 people took part in, our Understanding Europe trainer Katja is now preparing the next march in Berlin: The European Moment for France will take place between the two rounds of the French presidential elections, on 29 April 2017.

The motivat...

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Understanding Europe starts in the south of Germany!

Understanding Europe starts in the south of Germany! Join the trainer team now!
Next to our call for seminar trainers in Berlin, Brandenburg, Hamburg, North Rhine-Westphalia and Saxony we now start the project also in the south of Germany. Together with the European Youth Parliament in Germany the south of Germany will be a new trial region starting EU Crash Courses before the summer break. You are between 18 and 25 and live in the wider area of Munich? Then apply until the 24th of April, 12 o’clock midday CEST.

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We are looking for peer trainers in Germany

Please find the information about the call in the German version of our website.

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Training the (peer) trainers in Porto, Münster and Dresden

Over the first weekend of March, a training event for the Foundation’s peer trainers took place in parallel in Porto (Portugal) and Münster as well as Dresden (Germany). The events focused on either introducing new trainers into the project or strengthening methodological skills and content-knowledge. The training in Porto was supported by Luis Menéndez of the Spanish team of Understanding Europe.

For the Portuguese team, according to Afonso Loureiro, project coordinator in Portugal, “Understanding Europe is of much importance for the Portuguese reality. We want to dismantle preconceptions about the EU. We want to successfully explain what is the EU and how it works. That way we will make youngsters engage more politically and make sure that their voices are heard. We are moved by the possibility of changing mentalities and working with youngsters to improve our EU and keep united in diversity.”

In Münster and Dresden, the...

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