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EUROPEAN FELLOWSHIP ON HUMAN RIGHTS - EFHR

3rd edition

- Call for fellows | Deadline: 10 october 2021 -

  1. Key info:

Period:

October 15th, 2021 - March 15th, 2022 (5 months, 1 month off)

Available positions:

10

Certification:

  • Certificate of completion (issued by GEYC)
  • Recommendation letter
  • Youthpass Certificate, recognized at European level, issued after participation in one mobility project.

Deadline:

October 10th, 2021

Application form:

HERE

  1. Context of the programme

European Fellowship programmes are an original format at GEYC through which our GEYC Community members develop their skills in a priority field by combining learning, exploring, and doing. During their fellowship they have the chance to get directly involved in GEYC's activities and to put their knowledge into practice.

The European Fellowship on Human Rights (EFHR) is taking place under the framework of the Europe for Citizens project “50+30: From WW2 to the end of communism” and it aims to raise awareness about the human rights importance through nonformal education methods and remembrance of the past.

Objectives:

  1. Phases of the project

Until October 10th, 2021

Apply at geyc.ro/mobility#app

Don't forget to detail in the application your relevant experiences and your motivation to take part in the program.

October 2021

Confirming the fellows.

22nd of October 2021

Kickoff meeting - Bucharest and online

The meeting will have the purpose of getting to know the other fellows and the GEYC Team, as well as all the phases of the project.

November - December 2021

Practice - the fellows will be involved in the organization of the 5030Remember Final Conference, taking place in Bucharest on December 17th, 2021.

They will not only be able to contribute to the agenda of the conference with valuable inputs, but also develop their project management and event planning skills. The volunteers will cover the following 4 roles:

  • Logistics
  • Communications
  • Content (#invizita)
  • Recruitment

They will be coordinated by members of GEYC’s Executive Team.

November 2021- March 2022

Get involved - each participant will take part in at least one of the following activities:

  • organizing a #invizita type of activity;
  • carrying out volunteer activities (min 10h) in the GEYC Community;
  • representing GEYC at a european mobility connected to the topic of human rights and democracy, with all the costs covered;
  • Taking over over GEYC’s Instagram page and running online campaigns with the occasion of International Days relevant to the topic (e.g December 10th - International Human Rights Day, January 27th - International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, etc).

9th of November

11th of November

The fellows will have priority to participate in the 5030Remember online seminar (2-11 November 2021), which will tackle the following topics:

  • Identifying the current challenges regarding remembrance and history learning regarding the manipulation and falsification of historical facts;
  • Public roundtable with experts, with the purpose of coming up with recommendations for stakeholders;
  • Toolfair of methods and/or digital tools as best practice in working with remembrance in a human rights context.

The live meetings will be complemented by surprise asynchronous tasks.

December 17, 2021

The fellows will be present at the 5030 Final Conference in Bucharest, their travel, accommodation (if needed) and meals being covered by GEYC.

March 2022

Final evaluation of the EFHR programme.

March 2022

Awarding European Fellowship on Human Rights (EFHR) certificates to all participants who completed all stages of the project.

The fellows who complete all phases of the programme will also be invited to join the EFHR Alumni Network and will receive a recommendation letter on Linkedin, along with the distinction Magna cum laude”.

  1. Profile of the fellows

  1. Financial aspects

For selected participants, participation is partially funded by GEYC and the 5030Remember project. Thus, for the entire program, the selected candidates will pay a co-financing of 400 RON, payable in 2 installments as follows:

Please do not pay the co-financing amount until you receive the acceptance message.

This includes:

  1. Project Team

Gabriel BREZOIU (CV Linkedin) is a founding member and General Manager of GEYC. Since 2008, Gabriel has coordinated over 200 youth projects, planned and delivered training programs especially in the areas of soft skills, leadership, entrepreneurship and project management. At the same time, he is an ANC accredited trainer from the European database of SALTO Youth, he has delivered over 30 training programs at European level (over 600 hours of training) and over 50 training programs at national level (over 600 hours of training).

Diana IONIȚĂ (CV Linkedin). Diana has been part of the GEYC team since 2013 and has many non-formal learning experiences in multicultural contexts from Erasmus scholarships for studies or internships at the European Voluntary Service (EVS), youth exchanges or training courses, both as as a participant, as well as as a trainer or group leader. Being an expert in communication, Diana is passionate about intercultural dialogue, negotiation and creative writing and believes that true leaders are the ones who inspire and support others to develop their best version.

Alexandra PECA (CV Linkedin) is a youth worker with a formal education background in International Relations and European Studies. She is currently the Head of Democracy and Human Rights at GEYC. Alexandra has been working with Erasmus+ program for the past three years, focusing on the topics of youth participation, civic education, youth work, digital education, human rights. As a former Promoter for European Democracy, a project of the European Parliament Liaison Office in Romania, Alexandra is dedicated to creating at GEYC an environment in which young people feel involved and empowered, they know their rights and they develop  a responsible attitude toward civic and democratic engagement.

  1. 5030Remember project

The '50+30' project refers to the remembrance of 80 passing since the beginning of WW2, The end of WW2 has led to 50 years of authoritarian regimes in many central and eastern European countries, culminating with the democratic revolutions of 1989.

Objectives:

  1. Raise mass awareness on the key-dates of historical events using retrospective social media posts to commemorate the struggle during WW2 and against authoritarianism (365 posts, daily, for one year) reaching more than 30.000 active users.
  2. Vivify the remembrance of the WW2 history and monuments by setting up 10 different memorial walks in 10 countries involving a minimum of 200 participants.
  3. Counter the rising populism in Europe by fostering remembrance with innovative digital tools, published as guidelines to target educational institutions.

Read more about the project here and by following the Instagram account - https://www.instagram.com/5030remember

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