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Title Regional Seminar on Global/Development Education in Central Europe (Visegrad countries) 
Description On 24-25 March, a regional seminar on Global/Development Education in Central Europe (Visegrad countries) took take place in Prague, Czech Republic. The seminar was co-organised by the Visegrad NGDO Platforms (FoRS, HAND, Grupa Zagranica and MVRO) and the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe, within the framework of the Joint Management Agreement signed between the European Commission-EuropeAid Co-operation Office and the North-South Centre. The objectives of the seminar are to jointly discuss and identify common challenges in the Visegrad countries and exchange best practices within the V4 region as well as with European countries/institutions and experts from the South; to develop joint action and collaboration within and beyond the V4 region; to promote GE/DE as an integral part of education and development cooperation; and to elaborate recommendations for strengthening GE/DE in V4 countries. The seminar counted with the participation from all stakeholders active in the field of GE/DE: Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Ministries of Education; higher education; teacher training institutes; NGOs; teachers; national and/or European parliamentarians; local authorities; experts from the North and the South and from international organisations.

Status Completed 
Date 24/03/2011 - 25/03/2011 
Location Prague, Czech Republic
Countries CoE Members: Czech Republic / Hungary / Poland / Slovak Republic
Organisations: Council of Europe / European Commission
Contributors Czech Republic - Hosting
  Joint Programme Activity - NS Centre - GlobEduc
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP NS Centre - GlobEduc - Joint Management Agreement for global/development education and raising public awareness in Europe and beyond    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 1 - 2009/DG4/JP/2404   Strengthening global education policies in the new EU member states
Expected Result 1.1 - Recognition of global development education by policy-makers and practitioners.
Council of Europe Programme of Activities
Chapter I – Democracy
Line of Action ⇒ III.3 – Promoting Democratic Governance and Stability
Programme ☆ III.3.5  North-South Centre

Working Method

Directorate (Service) Education, Culture and Heritage, Youth and Sport (North South Centre - Lisbon)
CoE Contact ,   email
Partners FoRS - Czech Forum for Development Co-operation - Local or National NGO
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1 http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/nscentre/GE/JMA_Education_EN.asp  
Last Modified 04/07/2011 

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