IMG 20191015 144436

ICSD – Capacity Building Activity 4 – Social economy & civil society

As part of the dissemination on the Erasmus + project “Increasing Quality of Activities Targeting Rural Youth”, our organization created and coordinated 5 capacity building activities. The fourth activity was held on 1st of October, 2019 in Igoumenitsa, Greece and 11 young participants took part in it. The participants had a warm welcome, and the Staff presented themselves and their role in the organization. Then a short presentation about our organization was held, and our main aims and goals were presented. Also the aim of this event was explained. In order to get to know each other, the participants played few name games and icebreakers, such as “Two truths and one lie” and “Candy Introductions”. The main activity on this event was presenting to the participants, the concepts of Social economy & civil society. This session was held by a counselor of economy. First there was a small presentation of all Erasmus+ and Youth Mobility. Afterwards the professional presented the following sessions, “What is 'Civil Society?’”, “Greek Civil Society during the Economic Crisis”, “What is Social Economy?”, “Social Economy and Entrepreneurship”. The project “Increasing Quality of Activities Targeting Rural Youth” was presented and also future events, projects and possibilities that the participants can take part in. Finally there was a Q&A section. During the event, different tools from non-formal education were used as interesting name games, presentations, discussions, question and answers session etc.