Green City II – German-Russian Youth Exchange in August 2015
Do you care about the environment? Would you like to make a change in people’s behavior and in the world around you? Do you want to develop your own solutions for greener cities and work on a transformation of the surrounding urban environment?
Get one week training about ecoactivism and urban planning! Learn how to raise projects and initiatives to influence your environment for a better!
Get to know the culture of sustainability! Get to know people from Russia and from Germany, who share your interests and create initiatives with them! Meet activists!
Part one of the project took place in Perm in 2014 from the 23nd March to 1st April.
Part 2 is going to be held from August 1st-10th in Berlin.
BUNDjugend Berlin, the youth organization of Bund für Umwelt und Naturschutz Berlin, will cooperate with the expert in terms of civil initiatives in urban planning in Perm, Fund of Сultural and Natural Heritage „Obvinskаya roza“ that has a lot of experiences in intercultural exchanges.
The program includes training sessions on project planning, basic info on ecoactivism and urban planning and contacts to environmental activists. Of course we will also get to know the country and culture of our partner. Together you will discuss environmental problems in Russia and Germany and develop (small) projects to become part of the solution. The first half of the program we will be accommodated in a guest house. For the second half, the participants from Berlin will open their homes and invite one (or more) russian participants to stay at their place.
- interest in civil society and environmental issues
- open for new culture and experiences
- good level of English
- between 18 and 26 years old, living in Germany
- participation fee: 100€
- Participants will be prioritized for the next exchange in Perm, Russia and get a discount on the fee there.
Apply until 15th of May: Application form <<<<====
The exchange is financially supported by „Stiftung Deutsch-Russischer Jugendaustausch“.