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VYRE supports EFIL to organize study session on ”Active citizenship in the refugee crisis"

VYRE supports EFIL to organize study session on ”Active citizenship in the refugee crisis"

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  1. Call for participants: VYRE Study Session on Empowering Young Refugees
    12 Jul, 2017
    Call for participants: VYRE Study Session on Empowering Young Refugees
    Voices of Young Refugee in Europe, with the support of the Council of Europe, is organizing a study session aiming at empowering young refugees to take an active role in their new communities and contribute to positive change of the existing image about refugees. The study session will take place on 9-15 October 2017 in the European Youth Centre in Strasbourg, France. We are looking for participants interested and motivated to carry out projects in their local communities together with young
  2. Karen Pong represented VYRE at the “Open Forum on Freedom of Movement”
    05 Nov, 2017
    Karen Pong represented VYRE at the “Open Forum on Freedom of Movement”
    Karen Pong represented VYRE at the “Open Forum on Freedom of Movement” on 31 October in Athens. She raised the voices of refugees and all immigrants facing daily challenges regarding the “freedom of movement”. Likewise, she underlined how the relativity of freedom affects disadvantaged groups and has the potential to obstruct the perception of refugees as a resource. She also shared her personal experience of being an immigrant and still being an active citizen. The event aimed at providing IVS
  3. VYRE attends the Seminar ‘The Bus Tour - Crossing Rivers’
    16 Oct, 2017
    VYRE attends the Seminar ‘The Bus Tour - Crossing Rivers’
    As a partner organization of Youth of European Nationalities (YEN), VYRE participated to the fourth and last seminar of this year by YEN in order to get together with different minorities in Europe for better understanding and enhancement of knowledge of their current situations in their country. The seminar took place on 30 September - 9 October. VYRE was presented by İrem Göl during the seminar where The partner and the member organizations were invited. The seminar was first of its kind.
  4. VYRE attends the Seminar ‘The Bus Tour - Crossing Rivers’
    16 Oct, 2017
    VYRE attends the Seminar ‘The Bus Tour - Crossing Rivers’
    As a partner organization of Youth of European Nationalities (YEN), VYRE participated to the fourth and last seminar of this year by YEN in order to get together with different minorities in Europe for better understanding and enhancement of knowledge of their current situations in their country. The seminar took place on 30 September - 9 October. VYRE was presented by İrem Göl during the seminar where The partner and the member organizations were invited. The seminar was first of its kind.
  5. Call for Participants: Summer School for Young refugees
    11 Jun, 2017
    Call for Participants: Summer School for Young refugees
    The Youth Department of the Council of Europe together with Voices of Young Refugees in Europe (VYRE), Global Platform for Syrian Students and Kiron - Open Higher Education for Refugees will held Summer School on Young Refugees as actors for social inclusion and intercultural dialogue on 27 August - 3 September in Braga, Portugal. Anyone interested in taking part in the seminar should fill in the online application form at http://youthapplications.coe.int/Application-forms  by 22 June 2017 at
  6. VYRE attends a trianing in Madrid within the project "Welcome to Europe"
    08 May, 2017
    VYRE attends a trianing in Madrid within the project "Welcome to Europe"
    As a part of the “Welcome to Europe” project, VYRE participated in a training on 17-21 April in order to improve the training of youth workers  to provide them with the necessary skills and capacities to address the needs of an inclusive society. VYRE was represented during the training by Cihan Kilic and Susana Hijazi Vicente. ​VYRE has been collaborating with Fundacion Senara (Spain), YEU (Cyprus), Hellenic Youth Participation (Greece), Walktogether (Bulgaria) and Cooperation International
  7. VYRE takes part in Seminar in Golem, Albania
    24 Apr, 2017
    VYRE takes part in Seminar in Golem, Albania
    As a part of the annual work plan, VYRE has intensified the collaboration with other minority groups: In collaboration with Youth of European Nationalities (an umbrella organization for ethnic, national and autochthonous minorities), Phiren Amenca ( Roma youth network) and Alliance of European Voluntary Service Organisations (an organisation with promoting intercultural learning through volunteering), VYRE has contributed to the formulation of a political resolution which aimed at stating the
  8. Training of Trainers in Italy
    17 Mar, 2017
    VYRE is looking for participants for “Building Bridges – Easter Seminar” in Albania
    VYRE is looking for participants for “Building Bridges – Easter Seminar”. The seminar will take placee from 7 th till 13 th of April 2017, in Golem, Durrës, Albania, with activities also taking place in Tirana, the capital of Albania. The Easter Seminar will be a networking event where participants will work together with representatives of other minority groups. The seminar aims to empower participants with necessary skills to the exchange best practices and come up with a joint resolution
  9. Cihan Kilic leading one of the sessions
    26 Feb, 2017
    VYRE takes part in "Training Architects" in Trieste, Italy
    ​VYRE has partnered up with Youth of European Nationalities (YEN), Phiren Amenca and Alliance Network in order to “Build Bridges” between different minorities and to work together for an inclusive society. From the 17th until the 24th of February the Kick-Off Meeting of YEN Work Plan 2017, “Training Architects” took place in Trieste, organized by YEN’s member organisation MOSP. Training Architects aimed to empower activists from different minority groups with necessary knowledge and skills in