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KEAN implemented the Educational Program “LAUGH – Learn Accept Unite to Grow your Horizons”, which is part of “Learning mobility of people – Youth Mobility” of the EU program, Erasmus +, under the auspices of the Foundation and Lifelong Learning.
This project consisted of two (2) sections – from an Educational Seminar which took place in the city of Athens between 16 and 22 March 2017 and from a Youth Exchange Program that took place on the island of Lesvos from 16 to 22 June. 2017.
The project involved KEAN – KYTTARO ENALLAKTIKON ANAZITISEON NEON, which was also responsible for the design, organization and coordination of the program, as well as the organizations JOINT from Italy, S&G from Turkey and KEAN “ACTIVIDADES ALTERNATIVAS” from Spain.
The program aimed at disseminating and promoting values and raising public awareness about immigrants, combating discrimination, eliminating prejudices, stereotypes and xenophobia, cultivating intercultural dialogue, promoting and supporting respect, the social and cultural diversity, the strengthening of the capacity of the active citizen and the intercultural and socially active participation and finally the development of solidarity and tolerance between the peoples.
The participants, through this program, gained knowledge about the needs and problems faced by refugees, the immigration policy of both our country and other European countries and the causes that promote conflicts and establish stereotypes and prejudices. In addition, they actively participated in a variety of activities such as presentations, discussions, workshops, visits, events, art activities, role-playing games, group work, exchanged ideas, suggestions and good practices.
The ultimate goal of the project was to create tools that help raise awareness among the general public, and in particular:
-an Anti-Racism Awareness Campaign and
-an Open Photography Exhibition.
S&G System and Generation Association
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Organisation type: Non governmental organisation (NGO)