The Community, in coordination with the Cazalla Intercultural Association of Lorca, launches in the Region the international project 'Global education begins in your town', aimed at young people between 14 and 30 years old, in which nine municipalities participate.
The program is a three-year project, funded by the Europe Aid program of the European Commission, involving 30 towns with fewer than 50,000 inhabitants in countries such as Spain, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Austria, Slovenia and Lithuania.
The general objective of the project is to foster the commitment of European citizens to take an active role in the face of the challenges of the interdependent world in which we live, based on awareness and critical understanding of their two-way relations with the problems of global development.
The focus of this project is to address the objectives of sustainable development, also known as the Global Objectives, which are a universal call for action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace. and prosperity.
The municipalities of San Javier, San Pedro del Pinatar, Mazarrón, Pliego, Blanca, Ulea will participate in this project and through the Casa Europa association will be held in Bullas, Cehegín and Calasparra.
During the next few days, in each municipality, participants will attend a conference to plan and carry out local work.
In Mazarrón this day takes place next Friday, June 29 at the IES Domingo Valdivieso from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Different learning processes will also be offered with workshops or talks on the theme of the project.
Then, a local action will be carried out on the World Goals involving at least 100 participants per location.
The local work will be carried out between September and November and will be supervised and monitored by experts from Cazalla Intercultural, who will offer support to local teams.
The support network will be created between the municipalities and international workshops will be held, a winter school (December and January 2020) to generate ideas for creative actions and two summer schools (May and July 2020) to generate, debate and commit with ideas and support local action-learning processes, also in relation to pop culture.
And another summer school in Ghana where there will be meetings with youth organizations and groups that carry out global education and development projects.
All the educational events of the project will employ methodologies based on principles of non-formal education and focused on the participants, oriented to dialogue and practices.