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  1. Third African University on Youth Development: Day Four

    The day of thinking – at least this is how it seems after the first two sessions. We divided ourselves in 4 groups to explore the areas we find the most related to the activities our organizations are working on. Since the global campaign of WSCF is entitled Water Justice Now I thought that it would be reasonable to join the ‘environmentalists’.

    In a group of seven we were talking about the possibilities to increase the youth capacity in the area of the climate change. The project we were discussing includes global activities that address raising awareness as well as climate justice. For now we are drafting a possible strategic plan and look for possibilities of fundraising or joining another program that has similar objectives. In the afternoon, during the plenary session the project will be evaluated by the other participants and trainers. Looking forward to hearing the comments!

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  2. Third African University on Youth Development: Day Three

    The formal approach to the youth work begins – we have identified the goals, benefits and key elements of the theme.  In the afternoon we had a chance to see a bit of Santa Maria – the closest town to the resort. The workshops organized by the participants were held in a local library to give us an insight into the local conditions. Thanks to an extremely various background we come from it was possible to approach issues such as advocacy, communication, strategic planning and monitoring from the different angles. As always the time was tight and the problems that were not possible to present during the workshop, were analyzed in a more informal way while walking along the beach.

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  3. Third African University on Youth Development: Day Two

    The day after the intercultural night. The African dances and the smell of Swiss chocolate is still with us, but we are starting with the process of mapping global youth work and structures. Maqueto Lopes representing Pan African Youth Union presented the African perspectives for the youth work, Rui Duarte from the European Youth Forum stressed the importance of the civil society in the global youth work and finally Camelia Nistor from the Advisory Council on Youth of the Council of Europe.

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  4. Third African University on Youth Development: Day One

    Let’s begin. More than 30 young people from all over the world came to a little island that for most of us did not have a clue of. After a long journey we arrived to an earthly paradise to explore our backgrounds, to create spaces for discussion, to imagine, to create and to share.

    The first grasps of the Capeverdian air, the touch of the equatorial sun and the local music all around – this makes me think that it is not going to be just another training course…

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