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EWC part of Nordic Safe Cities Network

The European Wergeland Centre has in 2016 been part of the expert group in the Nordic Safe Cities network.


Selected for the World Forum for Democracy

Schools for Democracy, a national programme in Education for Democratic Citizenship in Ukraine, has been chosen for the World Forum for Democracy 2016 in Strasbourg as one of the world’s best democratic innovations in education for democracy and human rights. 


Schools for Democracy – impressions of the national trainers

Schools for Democracy in Ukraine

Values are changing school by school, person by person. Schools for Democracy is creating a democratic snowball effect, according to the network of national trainers carrying out EWC’s programme in education for democratic citizenship in Ukraine.


Workshops on Competences for Democratic Culture

EWC actively supports piloting of descriptors for the Council of Europe Competences for Democratic Culture (CDC). Workshops introducing CDC to teachers and preparing them for the piloting will be held in a range of European countries this fall.


Apply for "Learning Democracy at Utøya"

Learning Democracy at Utøya

EWC encourages students from 9th and 10th grade at Norwegian lower secondary schools and their teacher to apply for participation at a Learning Democracy training at Utøya this fall. Deadline is September 2.


Apply for the Slovak and Czeck Regional Academy

The Slovak Academy

School teams can now apply to participate at the Slovak and Czech Regional Academy, a training programme dedicated to building a democratic and inclusive culture in primary schools in the Slovak Republic and the Czech Republic.


Baseline Study Report for Schools for Democracy

EWC has issued a baseline study report for the schools participating in Schools for Democracy, a national programme in Education for Democratic Citizenship in Ukraine.


Hegnhuset opened at Utøya

Learning Democracy at Utøya

Polish and Norwegian youth participated at the opening of the new learning center «Hegnhuset» at Utøya July 19. The training was organized by EWC, Utøya and the Rafto Foundation for Human Rights and is a part of the project “Learning democracy at Utøya”. The day before the polish students visited the 22 July Center in Oslo in which they learned more about July 22, 2011.


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