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CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: ISTANBUL 30/3/2020

 

 

The “Not Alone in Europe” project arises with the main task of giving a broad and specialised training on the LGBTQI+ paradigms to people who develop their work in contact with young LGBTQI+ migrants, refugees and asylum seekers, such as youth and social workers, educators and community mediators, or even by themselves. The project purpose is to contribute to the social inclusion of the young LGBTQI+ migrants, refugees and asylum seekers and encourage them to be actors of change. READ MORE

A one day training  for youth workers meeting young LGBTQ+ migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in order to make them more confident with intersectional approaches in their work. The aim of the event is to enable the participants to reinforce their knowledge about the issues that the target group is facing and contribute to their social integration.

Objectives
1. To empower, engage, inspire and support young LGBTQI+ migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in European countries.
3. To create opportunities for networking and sharing among youth leaders working with young refugees, migrants and asylum seekers in Europe.
4. To create a method of​ material that can be disseminated to associated partners and other organisations in order to share the knowledge and experiences of the project.

BACK TO BASICS LGBTQ+
This session offers a brief overview of important terminology that is explained and defined for the participants, to provide a comprehensive understanding of LGBTQ identities and the community. Topics covered in this workshop include vocabulary/terminology, a brief history of the LGBTQ rights movement in Turkey, and common misperceptions and stereotypes.

ASYLUM PROCESS, REGISTRATION AND THE CHANGES IN PROCEDURE POST SEPTEMBER 2018
In this workshop participants will be introduced to the asylum context in Turkey, and accordingly will be informed on accessing to the temporary/international protection and registration procedures, appeal mechanism, right and obligations under the joint registration system, and accessing to NGOs and UNHCR.

LEGAL AND PSYCHOSOCIAL SESSION
This session aims to address the obstacles faced by LGBTIQ+ refugees in Turkey in enjoying and accessing the fundamental rights and services in various areas related to housing, health, work and social life and to provide legal and psychosocial counselling throughout the session.

ART THERAPY SESSION
This workshop includes activities, which uses the art making process as a therapeutic exploration to ensure emotional wellness while offering space to explore and critique specific sensitive issues that individuals in the LGBTQ community may try to address in their social lives. Art therapy offers an opportunity for the creative process, with therapeutic techniques, to provide a space that encourages one to explore their own unique identity.


Thanks to the ERASMUS+ we are able to provide this training for you for FREE.
Accommodation, food, and materials used in the course are fully covered by us (the organizers)

Successful application will receive invitation within a week of the closing date.
Questions// TO: [email protected] CC: [email protected]

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