About The Diversity Initiative

Responding to an increase in the number of suspected racially motivated attacks in Ukraine beginning in December 2006, International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Amnesty International (AI) and other concerned civil society organizations formed the Diversity Initiative network in April 2007 to begin addressing the issue in a coordinated way.

CAMP "BUILDING BRIDGES, NOT WALLS"

CAMP "BUILDING BRIDGES, NOT WALLS" for children ages 13-17 will be held October 27 - November 3, 2014 in the resort "Sun Valley" p. Bojan, Chernivtsi region (info at camp and competition terms in English Language) Settlement of children 3-4 bed beautiful rooms with all amenities, 4 meals. Complex "Sun Valley" is located at a distance of 15 km. of m. Chernivtsi. This place inspired by nature and human hands cleanliness equipped for your comfort. There are all conditions in order to fully relax from everyday affairs and concerns. Videomandrivka set here: "BUILDING BRIDGES, NOT WALLS" - is an intensive course aimed at dialogue, skills development conflict mediation and conciliation for 80 teenagers. The mission of the project is to promote the integration of young IDPs, creating opportunities for dialogue and collaborative learning and action in conflict resolution for teens Ukraine. During the camp, children will be in 6 groups of 15 children in the group will participate in group sessions on important topics for teens. Also, every day is an opportunity to choose a master class in theater for dialogue, dance, art, food, music, psychology, sport, creating blogs, video and installation, film, intellectual games, literature, creating stencils and posters. Children who participate in the course of mediation will receive an additional certificate. Every night will be interesting events: "Living Library" forum theater, culture festival, "What? Where? When? "Music festival, talk shows. Teens will participate in the quest for intercultural Chernivtsi. Camp participants will gain knowledge about successful communication, a peaceful resolution of conflicts, their own resources to deal with problems, open a new talent. Teens develop skills: communication, ability to recover from a stressful situation, critical thinking, media literacy, public speaking skills and artistic ability. Values ??of the camp are: dialogue, security, trust, solidarity, humanity and tolerance. The camp has qualified teachers and psychologists trained in specialized seminars on intercultural education, theater for dialogue and mediation. Graduates of the project will be able to participate in interesting activities Clubs tolerance. All participants will receive a camp certificate for the school, which will indicate information about the project, in which the child participated. It is planned to organize a letter of support for the project from the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. Step 1: Fill in the short online application and enforcement of competition (see. Tender conditions) to 25 September 2014. Step 2: After a competitive selection process will have to pay a charitable contribution to the camp in the amount of 1200 USD. for p / CNMU to 01/10/2014. In payment includes 30% of room and board, camp programs, health insurance and travel Kyiv-Chernivtsi-Kyiv. If you and your child are displaced, your contribution to the camp is 100 USD. for p / CNMU to 01/10/2014. All other expenses for accommodation, meals and transportation will be provided with additional resources. Information call: (044) 248-36-70, (044) 4259758, 067-2338763 or 067-3655796 Alfiya, Lyudmila from 11.00 to 19.00 on weekdays. Email: tolerancespace@gmail.com http://www.tolerspace.org.ua/ua/projects/buildingbridgesnotwalls/