• The European Wergeland Centre

    Democracy and Human Rights trainings at Utøya


    Last week EWC held the first of a series of workshops at Utøya, where 69 young people lost their lives and many more were wounded by a terrorist attack 22 July 2011. The island symbolizes how important it is to defend and shape democracy every day.

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  • The European Wergeland Centre

    Apply for the Baltic Regional Summer Academy


    The call for the Regional Summer Academy for the Baltics is now out. Apply online before May 2, 2016.

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22/ Apr/ 2016

Norwegian students learned from peers in Poland

EWC and Polish NGO Szansa recently organized a study trip where Norwegian youth exchanged experiences and learned from Polish students how to prevent and combat hate speech online.

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22/ Apr/ 2016

Over 60 workshops at the Schools for Democracy

More than 60 school workshops have been carried out at the Schools for Democracy in Ukraine. Our National Coordinator writes about her impressions from one of them.

22/ Apr/ 2016

Strengthened collaboration with Slovakia

EWC hosted a training based on the Council of Europe manual Bookmarks for 40 Slovak teachers in Oslo earlier this April. The training is a sign of the strengthening of ties between the centre and the Slovak Ministry of Education who are looking into the possibility of jointly organizing an academy type training on education for democratic citizenship and human rights in 2016.

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