“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

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

“From gender stereotypes to gender-based violence”: Interactive discussion

YMCA Athens and the Gender Alliance Initiative co-organized an interactive discussion on February 22, proposing alternative and educational tools on stereotypes, discrimination and gender-based violence, as those are represented, reproduced and experienced in our daily lives. During the discussion strategies were presented for deconstructing and transforming gender-based toxicity and violence in all areas of our

INTERCULTURAL WORKSHOP on SOCIAL RESILIENCE for Young Volunteers in the Municipality of Saronikos: “Exploring PERCEPTION”

Members of small, regional communities – and especially young people – face significant and accumulated challenges due to problematic education, lack of creative stimuli, prolonged economic crisis, pandemic, natural disasters, modern geopolitical and social developments, etc. Responding to these challenges, Intercultural Citizenship Education (ICE) of the Anna Lindh Foundation, through its experiential, interactive workshops, can,

Fotoessa participating in Greek Antipoverty Network’s Erasmus+ program: “NGO Competence – Improving the competences of NGO educators for social inclusion”

We had the privilege to share our experience from the successful transnational program BeMyVoice (“Be my Voice”) for the support of freedom of expression, along with other best practices of respective organizations, in the frame of the educational workshop organized on November 5th by the Greek Antipoverty Network, which participates in the educational ERASMUS+ program:

“INTERCULTURAL CAPACITY & TEAM BUILDING”: The “Pilot training in Intercultural Citizenship Education in the Euro-Mediterranean region” project in a Greek private company

On 6, 8 and 9 September 2021, in the framework of the Anna Foundation Lindh (ALF) program “Pilot training in Intercultural Citizenship Education in the Euro-Mediterranean region”, Aspasia Protogerou, member of a consortium of certified ALF Intercultural Civic Education (ICE) trainers, organized and conducted a 10-hour, non-formal, interactive training, at the private company IKON Porter

ALF Greek National Network Meeting in Rhodes (10-12/9/21)

The weekend 10-12/09/2021 in the island of Rhodes, Fotoessa PC participated in the annual meeting of the national network of the Anna Lindh Foundation. The meeting was attended by representatives of member organisations of civil society from all over Greece. During the meeting we discussed about the report of last year’s activities, we set the goals for the coming year, we talked about what we think ALF should focus on, our member, Mrs Protogerou conducted an workshop on the handbook of the foundation on active citizenship and there were many parallel activities. 2021 was a difficult year for the proper functioning of the Greek network of the Anna Lindh Foundation, as many actions that were planned were either done online or were canceled due to the pandemic. For this reason, the priority of the Greek network was for the third national meeting to be held with physical presence, observing all protection measures as much as possible.

Intercultural Workshop within “BeMyVoice” Τransnational Μeeting in Luxemburg

On 27 July ’21, during the transnational meeting in the frame of Anna Lindh Foundation’s “Be My Voice” programme in Luxemburg, Fotoessa’s project manager, Aspasia Protogerou, certified ALF’s ToT on Intercultural Citizenship Education with facilitator and Fotoessa’s co-founder, John Sourelis, organised an initiating intercultural workshop for the participants of the programme in order to facilitate