AIM OF THE CALL FOR FACILITATORSThis open call invites young, experienced Roma and non-Roma trainers to become facilitators in the DIKH HE NA BISTER (Roma Genocide Remembrance Initiative) in the context of the 75th anniversary of 2 August – the Roma Holocaust Memorial Day. Facilitators lead an educational process of an international group of young people through a 5-day learning process about the Holocaust and about antigypsyism and human rights today. The educational process builds on the Council of Europe handbook on “Education for Remembrance: The Roma Genocide”.
BACKGROUND OF THE EVENT & ROMA GENOCIDE REMEMBRANCE INITIATIVETernYpe – International Roma Youth Network, the Documentation and Cultural Centre of German Sinti and Roma and their partners gather 400-500 young Roma and non-Roma from all over Europe around August 2nd 2019, marking the 75th anniversary of the “Roma Holocaust Memorial Day”. The initiative aims at raising awareness among young Europeans, civil society and decision-makers about the Roma Genocide, as well as about the mechanisms of antigypsyism in a challenging context of rising racism, hate speech and extremism in Europe.
MORE INFORMATION: http://2august.eu/open-call-for-facilitators-2019/
SELECTION: DEADLINE 20 February 2019If you fit into the participants’ profile, you may submit an application until February 20 at midnight Central European Time. The preparatory team will select up the participants on the basis of the profile outlined above, ensuring also a balance between genders, geographical regions, different types of experiences and organizations. Within few days, we will inform the candidates whether their application has been accepted or rejected.
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