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Ministry Round Table on the CoE Reference Framework of Competences for Democratic Culture in Ukraine

The round table «Development and assessment of civic competences’ transversal integration in the new Ukrainian school” was organized at the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine by the Education Initiatives Centre in cooperation with the Council of Europe and EWC through the “Schools for Democracy: Supporting Educational Reforms in Ukraine” programme on 22 of Nov 2018. 


Networking conference “Citizenship Education in the Modern World”

Implemented by the EWC and the Association of the Schools of Political Studies of the Council of Europe, bringing together 70 participants - experts from 9 countries and education professionals from more than 30 regions of the Russian Federation.


EWC exploratory visit to Morocco

During the first week of December, EWC staff undertook a trip to Morocco upon the invitation of the Norwegian Ambassador to the country Madam Merethe Nergaard. 


Thank you for a great year of activities at Utøya - we look forward to 2019!

2018 is coming to an end, but the programme "22. July and Democratic Citizenship" continues with renewed strength in 2019. Here is a summary of some of our activities in 2018, which will also continue in 2019. 


Nordic-Baltic Training on Teaching Controversial Issues

In September, EWC organized a training course on how to deal with controversy through education for trainers from Nordic and Baltic Countries. The course will contribute to the establishment of a Nordic-Baltic trainer network in citizenship and human rights education in the region.


EWC contributed to the Europe and North America consultation

EWC Executive Director Ana Perona-Fjeldstad took part in a panel discussion on Learning for democratic citizenship and inclusive social development at the UNESCO Regional Consultation for Europe and North America in Strasbourg, October 24.


EWC’s 10th Anniversary Celebration

The Council of Europe has chosen Oslo and the EWC's ten year's anniversary celebration to launch the European Campaign FREE to SPEAK, SAFE to LEARN - Democratic Schools for All. The anniversary conference and campaign launch will be held in Oslo, Norway, 14-16 November 2018.


Kosovo Academy organized for the fourth time

The Kosovo Academy

The Kosovo Academy for Democracy and Human Rights was organized for the fourth time in Pristina at the beginning of October


Training of Trainers for Romania in Oslo

Romania: Building Democratic School Cultures

EWC organized a four day training of trainers for Romanian school advisors, school councilors and teacher trainers in Oslo in October followed by a two day study visit.


Albanian Study Visit

EWC recently organized a study visit in Norway for the Council of Europe programme “Fighting bullying and extremism in the education system in Albania”.


President of Norwegian Parliament visited Schools for Democracy

19 September, President of the Norwegian Parliament, Tone Wilhelmsen Trøen, visited Kyiv School 292 that takes part in the third cycle of EWC's Schools for Democracy Programme in Ukraine.


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