Date(s) - 23/06/2023 - 29/06/2023
La Rioja, Spain
Climate Justice is a complex movement, which has been re-shaped at different levels. From ideal theory to pragmatic policies of NGOs and to different grassroots movements all around the world. The origin of Climate Justice could be traced back to the merge of civil rights and environmental movements.
Climate Justice is an interesting topic because it acknowledges that “caring about the environment” is “caring about society and people”. It is the bridge between environmental, climate and social justice for the most vulnerable. Concretely, one of its main objectives is community participation and acting in the face of uncertainty, which are core values of Gantalcalá and the learning objectives that we usually try to achieve. We understand that active citizens should have the capacity of going out of their comfort zone, even if the result is uncertain and, they should be willing to be part of a community to promote change.
The YOUTH EXCHANGE will take place in the village of Munilla, in La Rioja (Spain), and then is when the participants´ role will be at the core of each activity. Concretely, we have planned different actions that will be done in a collaborative way. The participants will gain technical and practical tools (online resources, non-formal methods, reflection techniques, introspection exercises, etc.). This learning process will be summed-up in a didactic book, whose design will be prepared in advanced by Gantalcalá, and which will be filled in throughout the entire youth exchange by participants themselves with the help of group leaders and facilitator.
Youth exchange is for everyone who is interested in the topic and would like to travel and meet new people and cultures. Between the age of 18 – 30, leader can be over 30.
Participants will be from Spain , Greece , France , Portugal , Sweden and Slovakia . There will be 5 participants from each country.
Accommodation and food will be provided and financed from the Erasmus + program during the whole training. Travel costs will be reimbursed up to 275 euro. Detailed information regarding financial procedures are written in FAQ and will be further explained with selected participants.