International Conference

As the final event of this project a bigger event (open to participants from all Euro-Mediterranean countries) will be organised in order to discuss on high level event which connects a unique regional network of practitioners, policy-makers, media and international donors, united to create together real and lasting change in the face of the region’s most pressing problems. Also its place officially launch the project results (the toolkit and the web resource) and publicize the results as widely as possible. The International Conference will be a two day event, but it will be followed by an evaluation meeting on the next day following the conference.

International Conference
“The challenge of intercultural education – Yesterday, today and tomorrow…”

Date: 8-9th of June, 2017

Place: Tallink  Spa & Conference Hotel, Estonia

Participants: 100 participants (up to 30 international participants from EUROMEd region and 70 from Estonia, (High guests from International institutions, Ministries, Embassies, Partners, Students, interested organisations and  Local NGOs leaders, Networks and business representatives).

Official languages: Estonian, English and Arabic

Components of the Conference

The conference includes:
–  There key note speeches by three international experts in the field of intercultural education and dialogue as well as citizenship education in intercultural dialogue, The aim is to introduce the themes to all participants (as the conference is open to all, not just previous project participants) and further elaborate on the continued relevance of these themes.
– Two Euro-Mediterranean dialogue sessions, one on intercultural education and dialogue and the other on citizenship and human rights. They are panel discussion including representatives of many different cultural backgrounds that highlights the usefulness of creating a comparative perspective, being open to ideas from other cultures and finding common goals.
– Practical working groups. The project produces two main outcomes EUROMED: Education Without Borders toolkit and web-resource, the working groups are divided between specific topics, but are ultimately focused on how to move forward from this point. How to we implement these results in practice and what different contexts of application there might be.