Action Synergy visited on the 6th of February 2019 the offices of Google in Brussels in order to participate in the kick-off meeting of the project Young Digital Leaders. The project, financed by Google, is aiming to promote digital citizenship, media literacy and critical thinking about the digital world in schools. It is aiming to educate young children on issues related with hate speech, cyberbullying, internet addiction, internet threats as well as other issues related with our digital life. The project is going to organise workshops in schools, workshops with parents as well as teacher training sessions. Action Synergy is going to coordinate its implementation in Greece during spring 2019.
From 14 to 19 of December, Action Synergy was in Rosario, Argentina for the second meeting of LANGUP. This project aims at helping the preservation of minority cultures and languages. It is promoting employability through the raising of awareness of the employment and entrepreneurship possibilities related to the local language.
In this week we have inaugurated the start of a new project focusing on the promotion of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child through the use of theatre. The new project “Rights4Kids” is a project co-financed by the EU Creative Europe programme that aims to create theatrical performances in 4 countries each one focusing on at least 2 articles of the convention. The kick-off meeting of the project was organized in Verona, Italy the 27th and 28th of November by the coordinator Fondazione Aida.
Action Synergy, in partnership with the Network for the Rights of Children, has participated in the first general training for professionals working with refugees which was organized in the framework of the project CISOTRA in Naples/ Italy between the 19th and the 21st of November 2018. The aim of this general training was to allow participants from 5 different countries (Greece, Italy, Turkey, Slovenia and Germany) to share their expertise and working methods in the following topics: