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TRAINERS

As an engaged citizen, Amal has been working as project manager, trainer and facilitator on Euro-Arab issues since 2013 with various stakeholders. She has experience in human rights education, social inclusion, diversity, non formal education and social entrepreneurship. Since 2013, she has been actively involved in the No Hate Speech Movement and has developped educational tools and activities on countering hate speech and developing critical thinking.

Training Areas: Advocacy and Lobbying, Anti-discrimination, Democracy and European Citizenship, Digital Rights & Privacy, Discrimination and Social exclusion, Diversity, Funding opportunities and Fundraising, Gender,Human Rights,Inclusion and developing inclusive processes, Intercultural learning, Non Formal Education,Project Management, Right Based Approach, Social Rights, Youth Participation, Euro-Arab topics.

Amanda, also known as Ketie, has been active as a trainer and facilitator for over 10 years. She was active in student activism for a long time. This is also where she started facilitating meetings and got involved with non-formal education. She is part of a collective for emancipatory education and facilitation. The main focus of her work is on democratic education.

Training Areas: Anti-discrimination, Climate change, Democracy and European Citizenship, Discrimination and Social exclusion, Diversity, Gender, Human Rights, Inclusion and developing inclusive processes, Non Formal Education,Organisational Development & Management, Project Management, Sustainable Development, Youth Participation, Youth structures and representation

As a socio-cultural pedagogue, Anne Peeters believes in the power of non-formal education and experience based learning. This is, since 2013, translated in an active membership of different trainers pools. Anne works in the field of peace education, no hate speech, human rights education, migration, team-building, volunteer management and facilitating group processes.

Training Areas: Anti-discrimination, Discrimination and Social exclusion, Diversity, Human Rights, Intercultural learning, Non Formal Education, Rights Based Approach, hate speech, conflict management, bullying, human rights education, migration

Clara is a trainer and facilitator as well as a youth activist in the fields of peace, human rights, feminisms and youth participation. She started her involvement in the youth sector in 2008 as an international volunteer and soon after discovered the transformative power of education. She started as a trainer and facilitator in 2010, at first as part of her activism, soon after as her profession as a youth worker and finally from 2014 as a freelance as well.

Training areasAnti-discrimination, Discrimination and Social exclusion, Diversity, Gender, Human Rights, Inclusion and developing inclusive processes, Intercultural learning, Non Formal Education, Organisational Development & Management, Project Management, Right Based Approach, Social Rights, Strategic Planning, Youth Participation, Youth Peace and Security, Youth structures and representation

 

Training areas Advocacy & Lobbying, Democracy and European Citizenship, Diversity, Employment, Financial Management, Funding opportunities and Fundraising, Human Rights, Inclusion and developing inclusive processes, Intercultural learning, Non Formal Education, Organisational Development & Management, Project Management, Right Based Approach, Social Rights, Sustainable Development, Youth Participation,Youth Peace and Security, Youth Policy, Radicalization, Prevention of violent extremism

Hannah Graham is currently Advocacy Manager at World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS), and has a 10-year history of campaigning, policy and youth engagement roles. Her passion is the design and facilitation of training regarding advocacy, youth participation, equality, diversity and inclusion among others. Hannah is also a committed green campaigner and climate activist, with a drive for social consciousness.

Training areas Advocacy & Lobbying, Anti-discrimination, Climate change, Democracy and European Citizenship, Discrimination and Social exclusion,Diversity, Gender, Inclusion and developing inclusive processes, Intercultural learning, Non Formal Education, Youth Participation, Youth Policy, Youth structures and representation.

Jorge currently works as SDGs Programme Coordinator at the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) but started his non-formal education training career in AEGEE. He is passionate about the climate crisis and education. He lead European projects in AEGEE, global projects in WAGGGS and has extensive (both hands-on and training) experience in project management, corporate fundraising, sustainable development and volunteer management.

Training areas Climate change,Funding opportunities and Fundraising,Non Formal Education,Organisational Development & Management,Project Management,Sustainable Development Environment, Self-development

Marija has been active in the youth field as a trainer and facilitator since the year 2010. and she had opportunity to work with various stakeholders on local, national and international level. Main topics that she is working on are non-formal education, volunteering, communication, youth participation and advocacy. Since the year 2016. she is combining her work as trainer with the current job in digital marketing to help various NGOs to work on their better visibility.

Training areas Advocacy & Lobbying, Employment, Intercultural learning, Non Formal Education,Organisational Development & Management,Right Based Approach,Youth Participation, Volunteering, Training for trainers, Social media campaigning, content and communication

Marinela has been trainer, facilitator and author for almost a decade and is working mostly in the field of youth work, volunteering, project management, youth leadership and human rights for different networks, institutions and organisations. She works as Training Manager for South East European Youth Network and is responsible for development, management and implementation of all capacity building activities, as well as coordination of experts. She strongly believes in power of non-formal education, human rights and a good piece of cake.

Training areas: Anti-discrimination,Discrimination and Social exclusion,Diversity,Financial Management,Funding opportunities and Fundraising, Human Rights, Inclusion and developing inclusive processes,Intercultural learning, Non Formal Education, Organisational Development & Management, Project Management, Strategic Planning, Youth Participation Youth Work Development, Online learning and Digital Tools, Social Innovations, Erasmus + programme (especially opportunities for Western Balkans), Network Management and Development, Mentoring

Matej worked as a youth since 2011, and within this period worked with various stakeholders in the youth field. He has extent experience in human rights education, advocacy, youth work and youth policy. He has studied organisational management and entrepreneurship, which also gives him a lot of knowledge on the topics of employment, entrepreneurship, organisational and project management.

Training areas: Advocacy & Lobbying, Anti-discrimination, Democracy and European Citizenship,Discrimination and Social exclusion, Diversity, Employment, European Institutions,Funding opportunities and Fundraising, Human Rights,Inclusion and developing inclusive processes,Intercultural learning,Non Formal Education,Organisational Development & Management, Project Management, Right Based Approach, Social Rights, Strategic Planning, Youth Participation, Youth Peace and Security, Youth Policy, Youth structures and representation

Maya is dedicated youth worker specialized in the field of social innovations, community building and non-formal education. As a freelancer and part of the Pool of Trainers of the European youth Forum she implements trainings in the field of youth participation and civic rights all over the world. Maya was part of the winning team of Varna's bid for European youth capital 2017 and co-developed the theme for social innovation and youth entrepreneurship, which helped the city to finally win the title after 4 years of efforts. Maya is the co-founder of a social start up- The Social Teahouse, which provides mentorship and first job for youngsters, who were raised in orphanages. She works actively in the field of youth empowerment and gender equality and was part of the first FEMPOWER camp in Bulgaria for young female leaders organized by the Bulgarian Fund for Women.

Training Areas: Advocacy & Lobbying, Anti-discrimination, Democracy and European Citizenship, Discrimination and Social exclusion, Diversity,Employment, Funding opportunities and Fundraising, Human Rights, Inclusion and developing inclusive processes, Non Formal Education, Organisational Development & Management, Project Management, Right Based Approach, Social Rights, Strategic Planning, Sustainable Development, Youth Participation, Youth Policy, Youth structures and representation, Social Innovation, Social Entrepreneurship, Intersectionality

Milosh has been involved as a facilitator/trainer in non-formal education for more than 6 years internationally and more than 8 years locally (Kumanovo, North Macedonia). Has been already a member in the POT of the European Youth Forum in the previous mandate and has mostly been involved in events tackling: online learning, social media, political participation, education. He is passionate about blended (online and offline) learning approaches and usage of digital tools in facilitation and education in general. At the moment Milosh is the Secretary General of JEF Europe and this offers him space to receive everyday experience from work in a political youth organisation.

Training Areas: Advocacy & Lobbying, Anti-discrimination, Democracy and European Citizenship, Discrimination and Social exclusion, European Institutions, Human Rights, Intercultural learning, Non Formal Education, Organisational Development & Management, Project Management, Right Based Approach, Social Rights, Strategic Planning, Youth Participation, Youth Peace and Security, Youth Policy, Youth structures and representation

A long-time student activist, Monika has experience in advocacy, campaigns, and organisational development. She is a nerd on climate and sustainability which she works on in her education and in DUF. Her favorite workshop is on how to use Sustainable Development Goals in your organisation. She also provides intersectional anti-discrimination trainings.

Training Areas: Advocacy & Lobbying,Anti-discrimination,Climate change,Discrimination and Social exclusion, Diversity, Gender, Human Rights, Inclusion and developing inclusive processes, Organisational Development & Management,Sustainable Development

A long-time student activist, Monika has experience in advocacy, campaigns, and organisational development. She is a nerd on climate and sustainability which she works on in her education and in DUF. Her favorite workshop is on how to use Sustainable Development Goals in your organisation. She also provides intersectional anti-discrimination trainings.

Training Areas: Advocacy & Lobbying,Anti-discrimination,Climate change,Discrimination and Social exclusion, Diversity, Gender, Human Rights, Inclusion and developing inclusive processes, Organisational Development & Management, Sustainable Development

 

Training Areas: Discrimination and Social exclusion, Diversity, Employment, Inclusion and developing inclusive processes, Non Formal Education, Organisational Development & Management, Project Management, Strategic Planning, Youth Participation

Tanya is an international consultant and trainer with over 10 years of experience in Non-Formal Education, youth work and political advocacy. Born in Belarus, world citizen through life – she has a Cross-Cultural Communication + Public Relations degree from Minsk and Masters in Advanced European and International Studies in CIFE European Institute. Tanya has been working with international business structures and the UN system in various capacities, as well as with youth organizations, including the 2017-2018 mandate of YFJ Pool of Trainers and management of the trainers programme in International Federation of Liberal Youth since 2016. Tanya is passionate about human rights, international politics and discovering new people, places and cultures.

Training Areas: Advocacy & Lobbying, Anti-discrimination, Discrimination and Social exclusion, Diversity,Gender, Human Rights, Inclusion and developing inclusive processes, Intercultural learning, Non Formal Education, Organisational Development & Management, Project Management, Right Based Approach, Strategic Planning, Sustainable Development, Youth Participation, Youth Peace and Security, LGBTIQ+ rights, Public Speaking and Presentation Skills, Inclusive Language and Unconscious Bias UN and related processes, cooperation within international organizations and umbrella organizations/networks

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