Learning Democracy at Utøya
В рамках проекта/программы:
On 22.July 2011, 69 young people lost their lives and many more were wounded by a terrorist attack on a youth camp at Utøya in Norway. Utøya symbolizes how important it is to defend and shape democracy every day. This makes Utøya a special place for young people to reflect on what democracy means to them, what challenges our democracies face and how young people can promote democratic values and practices.
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What: Training on education for democracy, human rights and intercultural understanding, giving youth the opportunity to become positive role models and trainers for their peers.
For: Students from 9th and 10th grade at Norwegian lower secondary schools
How: Workshops at Utøya outside Oslo, followed by student led activities at their home schools
Result: Young people strengthen their democratic competence to prevent hate speech, hate ideologies and extremism
Organized by: The European Wergeland Centre, Utøya and the Rafto Foundation
Working language: Norwegian
Financed by: Fritt Ord Foundation and The Norwegian Directorate of Education and Training