The below comes from Kateryna Shapochka who was granted alumni funding to organise an event on the theme of human rights in education:
The 8th October, Human Rights in Education seminar took place at the Mykolaiv V.O.Sukhomlynsky National University (Mykolaiv, Ukraine). It offered participants the opportunity to improve their knowledge about Human Rights Education, to problemize and question the implications of the HRE in a multicultural world, to deepen the knowledge about HRE on an international and national level.
We realize that a democratic society needs active citizens and the seminar showed that SI Alumni and other participants are ready to discuss the Fundamental Human Rights Declaration, want to learn more about HR Declaration and are the team to study possibilities for HR Education to became a mainstream in Ukraine’s educational system. Read more » >>
Please find below a report and pictures from “Passive house – Active consumer. Energy efficiency in residential sector” – an alumni event organised by Georgii Valdenmaiier and Julia Shevchenko in the Ukraine:
The event was held in Kyiv on 5 September and organized by SI alumni Georgii Valdenmaiier and Julia Shevchenko.
The seminar included 7 short lectures on different topics regarding energy efficiency – from energy efficient architecture to energy cooperatives.
The event started with short presentation of the SI Alumni Network and the idea of the seminar held by Georgii Valdenmaiier.
The very first lectures was provided by young successful Belarusian architect Aleksandr Kucharavy. Aleksandr presented the concepts of passive, active and multifunctional houses. In the second part speaker shared with audience personal experience of building multifunctional houses in Belarus and Ukraine. Read more » >>
On September, 18-19 the International workshop on cross-cultural competence and leadership, granted by the Swedish Institute, was held at Sukhomlynsky Mykolaiv National University (Mykolaiv, Ukraine). The main goal of the event was to develop an integrated university course “Cross-cultural Communication and Leadership in Global Community”. Read more » >>
SI alumnus Kateryna Shapochka was awarded a grant in the first call for applications in 2015 to organise an alumni event on the theme of human rights in education. The event is scheduled for 8 October. Please find more information from about the event and how to register below!
The seminar Human Rights in Education offers the participants the opportunity to improve their knowledge about Human Rights Education. A democratic society needs active citizens, and in our more and more globalized world, in Ukraine, Human Rights – as it is expressed in United Nations Human Rights Declaration and other declarations connected to it – play a very important role. Read more » >>
Alumni event coming up this Saturday in Kiev! Please find an invitation below from SI alumnus Alex Svetlov:
Reconciliation after conflict. How does it work in democracy? (Part I).
Civil Society Networked: Connecting Baltic and Black Sea Regions.
Challenges and Opportunities (Part II).
Languages: English, Ukrainian, Russian.
With kind support from the Swedish Institute.
When: 19 Sept., Saturday, from 14:00 to ? o´clock.
Place: Memorial Society / Меморіал, The Museum of Soviet occupation / Музей совєтської окупації; vul. Stelmakha №6-а, Kyiv, Ukraine / вул.
Михайла Стельмаха, №6-а, м. Київ. Read more » >>