Intercultural education

YES to Intercultural Dialogue

This project was an international training course organized by Youth Express Network in partnership with Intercultural Institute of Timisoara and Parudimos Association. The main aim of the training was to bring together people with different cultural backgrounds and to experience, together with the local Roma community to address the complexity of intercultural dialogue through experiential learning.

The main objectives of the training were to:

  • Prevent stereotypes, discrimination and racism;
  • Develop participants’ competences to work in an intercultural environment;
  • Offer participants new tools and working methods with youth (such us simulations, forum theatre, street animation);
  • Exchange of experiences regarding intercultural dialogue;
  • Consolidate the cooperation between participating organisations.

The participants in this training were members of youth organisations and social workers. They worked together with members of the Roma community to create a street event with several workshops open to the local community in Timisoara.