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.

A fall filled with activities at Utøya

Learning Democracy at Utøya / Teacher Trainings / International Trainings and Workshops

The 22 July and Democratic Citizenship programme is now running at full speed with one activity replacing the other at Utøya this fall.

Panel at the High Level Seminar of PRIO, from left: Prof. Bivan Rdal, PRIO, Director Perona-Fjeldstad, EWC, SG Jagland, CoE,  Stae Secretary Metelko- Zgombic and Rector Samardzija of Croatia.

Minority and Migrant Rights in Europe

EWC Executive Director Ana Perona-Fjeldstad took part in a high level panel at the seminar "Minority and Migrant Rights in Europe in the era of Populism: Boosting Benefits and Addressing Challenges". The seminar was organized by the Croatian embassy in Oslo and PRIO September 10, 2019.

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