Rome Meeting 2017, EUNET
On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome, our partner organisation, EUNET, held its 2017 spring meeting in the Italian capital, where Ifor Molenhuis represented IUC. The question of how do we tackle the challenges of Euroscepticism and Nationalism in our educational work, and what role EUNET should play in these efforts for the next three years, served as a basis for the discussions. A number of concerns arising from the ever-shifting political landscape in Europe were addressed in a World Cafe to allow for an effective and flexible exchange of perspectives. With a view to the European Parliament elections in 2019, participants examined which of EUNET’s previously defined goals should be moved up the priority ladder and what new alternatives to the way we approach our work should be considered.
A summary of the discussions in Rome will be presented during our vision seminar in mid-June.
Training Course “Digital Creative Methods”
The EUNET Youth Committee invited representatives of IUC to its new training course, which will take place in Altenkirchen (Westerwald), Germany from Thursday 20th to Sunday 23rd April 2017. The training course will deal with ‘digital creative methods’ in the field of non-formal education, focusing on the innovative method of ‘geocaching’. One special day will be conducted and animated by Andreas Christ, General Manager at edu:impact and an experienced user of this method.
The draft programme is available for download here.
Lea Krusell and Tobias Ravn Thomsen will participate on behalf of IUC.
Vision Seminar – Copenhagen, 17 June
We are pleased to inform that steady and noticeable progress is being made towards seeing a project of ours to its final stage. In relation to our Vision seminar, scheduled to take place on the 17th of June, Nina Nørgaard will meet with Waves Project Managers Andreas Guidi and Christin Knüpfer in Berlin to discuss future developments of Waves of Democracy. Stay tuned for updates!
Meanwhile, you might want to revisit Andreas and Christin’s reflections on Waves 2015 that first appeared as featured interviews in our monthly newsletter.