“Visual Bridges” transnational workshop on Ethical Photography, Intercultural Dialogue and Artivism

Intercultural dialogue is all about building “bridges”. Ethical photography and artivism are excellent tools to make those bridges visible. Following this principle, and true to its mission to bridge Academia and Civil Society, Fotoessa organized the “Visual Bridges” transnational workshop on Ethical Photography, Intercultural Dialogue and Artivism, in Athens, 7 & 8 March 2024. This

Presentation of ALF Intercultural Citizenship Education tools to the students of the School of Humanities, University of the Aegean

The House of Europe in Rhodes and Fotoessa PC, in collaboration with the Linguistics Laboratory of the Department of Primary Education at the University of the Aegean, under the auspices of the Greek Network of the Anna Lindh Foundation, and on the occasion of the Mediterranean Day, organized an event to present the tools and

“Out of the Box”: all day Intercultural Workshop for Spanish students from Fundació Llor hosted by SCI Hellas’

Is there any greater happy feeling for an Intercultural Trainer and youth worker than to witness her young participants’ ranking as their top values empathy, friendship and will to be better? That was one of the positive outcomes Fotoessa’s John (Yannis) Sourelis and Aspasia Protogerou enjoyed on the 29th of November 2023, while facilitating the

“A New Gender Era”: Online session on gender stereotypes and the role of media

On the 4th of November 2023, Fotoessa’s co-founder, Yiannis (John) Sourelis, and Intercultural trainer, Aspasia Protogerou, participated in a four-hour online session organized by the Gender Alliance and specifically, from George Nikolaidis, Adult Educator and Coordinator of the organization Gender Alliance and Andriana Nikoloulia,  Psychologist – MSc Social Psychology – Gender Alliance. The training session

Intercultural Dialogue workshop for NGO “People of Love” volunteers

On October 6, Fotoessa organized an intercultural workshop for the volunteers of the non-profit organization “People of Love” (https://www.lovepeople.gr). In the hospitable space of the “Hatzivei School”, volunteers shared the experience of intercultural dialogue, by participating in original interactive activities, under the guidance of intercultural trainer Aspasia Protogerou and coordinator Yiannis Sourelis. The creative group,

“Bridging Boundaries”: Media Literacy training to empower Civil Society orgs

The Portuguese organization Aequalitas, and fellow ALF member, led an innovative 12hrs training course aiming to empower civil society organisations by providing the necessary skills and competencies in the fields of media literacy and interculturality. Trainers, Monica Corrigan and Leo Zbanke, welcomed participants from 11 countries: Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Lithuania, Greece, Finland, France, Palestine, Lebanon

“Challenging Perception and Suspending Judgment” on line intercultural workshop for Youth Workers

Following the “Change is a Journey” Irish Youth Workers’ Erasmus+ mobility program which took place in Greece on April 2023, Fotoessa organized an on line Intercultural Citizenship Education workshop for the program’s team of Irish Youth Workers, on June 20th. During the digital ICE training session, Aspasia Protogerou presented possible limitations of our perception and

Intercultural Workshop for SCI Hellas’ Young Volunteers

On 15 June 2023, Aspasia Protogerou, certified Intercultural Citizenship Education trainer and John (Yannis) Sourelis, Fotoessa’s cofounder and training facilitator, held a 3 hours team-building workshop in Athens for young volunteers from SCI Hellas. As the young participants were originated from Ireland and France there was an acknowledged need for a better mutual understanding and