The World Heritage Media/Communication Training Workshop: Passing the Culture Message is for young people from European youth organizations, schools and institutions who have already participated in World Heritage Education Programme activities such as the World Heritage Volunteers and World Heritage Youth Forums.
It will be held from 8 to 13 December 2013 in Weimar, Germany. The main aim is to promote the capacity building of youth and their organizations through providing specific skills that they can apply to their activities related to World Heritage. It will also bolster networks among young people involved in heritage preservation and outreach. The training workshop is organized by UNESCO World Heritage Centre in close cooperation with Open Houses Germany, in collaboration with UNESCO’s Division of Freedom of Expression and Media Development and Klassik Stiftung Weimar, with the support of the Federal Foreign Office of Germany and Panasonic.
To provide a platform for exchange and networking among youth volunteers and young people.
To contribute to capacity building of young people through skills training in the field of media and communications
To promote awareness on importance of communication as an essential element of World Heritage Volunteers.
To introduce educational tools for communication, present ways to deliver messages effectively and share knowledge.
The organizer will cover the cost of international transport by plane or train (from the main/closest airport/train station in the participant’s home country to Berlin/Frankfurt/Weimar), food and accommodation from 8th Dec (dinner) to 13th Dec (breakfast). All other costs will need to be covered by participants individually.
If you are interested, please fill in the application form.
Selected participants will be contacted directly.
The application deadline is 27 October 2013.