The 4th transnational meeting of ECOLIVE took place between the 9th and 10th of October in Western Greece, in Argostoli – the capital of the island of Kefalonia. ECOLIVE is an Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership for VET project which is implemented with the participation of 5 organisations from 4 countries (Turkey, Greece, Cyprus and Italy). It is a project aiming to train producers of olive oil and members of agricultural cooperatives in the production, certification and marketing of organic olive oil through the use of ICT based technologies.
The training of our project took place in Leuven, Belgium from September 30th to October 8th of 2017. Our project aims to contribute to a better education from the point of view of social inclusion, combating discrimination, segregation and bullying. So, those nine days hosted by Melanie Van Oort from UC Leuven-Limburg, we exchanged educational methodologies that focused on those issues.
Last week we were in Bhubaneswar, India for the final training of the project CulTY. The main aim of CulTY is to promote the cooperation between Europe and Asia in the field of youth and explore the potential of youth work in order to increase the entrepreneurship and employability of the young people in the field of alternative cultural tourism enterprises.
Last week we were in Örkelljunga, Sweeden for the second training of the project SAFER PLACES HOPEFUL REFUGEES. A project that aims to develop the capacities of organisations working with refugees through an exchange of best practices within the transnational short joint staff training events and the transnational project meetings. We were hosted by our Swedish partner IFALL.