CEE - School for Youth Campaigners
Apply with your human rights or environment related project or campaign idea to our autumn school
The CEE - School for Youth Campaigners gathers young people, students and activists from Ukraine and Germany to create outreaching projects in a collaborative and transnational environment. In total 25 participants will be trained step by step in basic project management methods, human and minority rights as well as campaigning techniques to impart complex and valueable topics to various target groups.
Within every workshop the participants will collaborate in small mixed groups of five to apply the learned skills to their specific projects. Within the whole course, the participants will be guided by trainers, project coordinators as well as alumnis of the InMOE community to set up civic campaign-projects and to launch them in the final phase of the trainings.
With focus on implementing your own project the CEE - School for Youth Campaigners will impart:
The basics of project management
Deep insights in human rights, women rights and minority rights
Basics of campaign management
Creation of landing pages
Introduction | Sunday - 29.08.2021 | 1 pm - 6 pm CEST
Project Management I | Monday 30.08.2021 | 6pm - 8pm CEST
Minorities & Minority Rights | Tuesday - 31.08.2021 | 6pm - 8pm CEST
Campaigning I | Monday 06.09.2021 | 6pm - 8pm CEST
Women Rights | Tuesday - 07.09.2021 | 6pm - 8pm CEST
Project Management II | Tuesday 14.09.2021 | 6pm - 8pm CEST
After learning how to successfully frame a campaign and set project objectives, the participant will start developing project activities. They will work on a more concrete schedule, set up the campaign plan and start assessing risks with basic risk management tools.Fabian Melchers will run this session.
Landing Page Creating | Wednesday 15.09.2021 | 6pm - 8pm CEST
In this session the participants will learn how to setup quickly and easily a landing page using "Weblium" to have a solid online presentation for their campaigns. They will learn about important terminology, "dos & don'ts" and the European Data Protection Act. During this session the participants will start to setup the landing page for their projects. Otari Glonti will run this session.
Project Management III | Thursday 16.09.2021 | 6pm - 8pm CEST
In this session, participants focus on the project budget plan and basic evaluation tools. This session also provides time to work on the project presentations for the pitch in the last session.Fabian Melchers will run this session.
Campaigning II | Thuesday 21.09.2021 | 6pm - 8pm CEST
Given the announced initiatives, there will be a practical session in which the participants will consider in detail the specifics of planning and conducting specific campaigns and their communication, work with the media in Ukraine and Germany. Participants will receive practical advices and recommendations after presentation of their planned activities.Educational methods: group discussion, work in small groups, analysis of the field of stakeholders on various topics of future projectsOlha Vesnianka will run this session.
Discussion of intermediate results | Saturday 27.11.2021 | 11am - 3pm CET
To be anounced ...
Where do the training sessions take place?
All sessions are going to be hosted online via Zoom. However, your projects should be launched and installed locally (e.g. in your city or neigbourhood).
Yana Salakhova, Human Rights activist and trainer in the field of countering discrimination, hate speech and hate crimes. Moreover she is a consultant for the Council of Europe , practicioner of the Theatre of the Oppressed, Head of NGO "Theatre for Change". Yana will run a session on the topic of Minority Rights.
Olga Vesnyanka is a human rights defender, Council of Europe consultant, and media trainer. She is a co-founder of the Campaign Against Sexism Povaha, a member of the Coalition against Discrimination in Ukraine. She has extensive experience with Deutsche Welle, Hromadske Radio, QHA Media, Romano Radio Chiriklo. And last years, Olga worked as a human rights consultant at OSCE ODIHR-supported project and worked as a media trainer on sensitive reporting with Internews Ukraine. Her journalistic works on social and human rights issues have been recognized at competitions in Ukraine and Europe. As a trainer and mentor Olga Vesnianka works with the media, youth, activists and politicians, NGOs, national communities, law enforcement.Olha will run a session on Women Rights and two sessions on campaigning.
Otari is currently the first chairperson of InMOE. He work as a software developer and test automation engineer. Otari wants to empower young activites by giving them practical IT Know-How and coding skills to tackle social problems and corruption.Otari will teach the participants how to create landing pages for their projects.
In addition to his two years with InMOE, Fabian works as a project coordinator in the field of civil society funding for a German ministry. Before that, he was a volunteer at terre des hommes for four years and studied social sciences in Bochum, Bonn and Budapest. His professional interests include Hungary and the Western Balkans. Fabian will run the sessions on project management.
Sebastian studied computer science and is a certified mediator. He has been involved with InMOE for nine years now, three years as first chairperson. Sebastian loves stories and believes that paradoxes and contradictory perspectives are an essential part of human life.
Viktor is the head of non-government organization “Youth Initiative of Cities”. He is experienced in project management, and also in budgeting. From 2014, he is a part of national Ukrainian program “Youth worker” as a trainer, from 2017 - he is a facilitator of “Active Citizens” program from British Council of Ukraine. Viktor is taking a part in “School for Democracy“ program. The main purpose is to develop an education system at schools.