National Conferences

National Conferences

National Conference: Spain

The Spanish National Conference was held on 26th May 2016 in Francesca Bonnemaison Centre (Barcelona). 

Participants of the National Conference were mainly students and teachers of the educational centers that had implemented the GEAR against IPV II workshops as well as other educational and youth professionals and key stakeholders (representatives of the Department of Education of the Government of Catalonia and the Area of Equality and Citizenship of the Barcelona County Council). 

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National Conference: Croatia

On 30th May 2016 was successfully held the project's National Conference in Zagreb (Croatia)!   

The Conference was organized by CESI in the European House. Participants of the National Conference were mainly teachers and adolescents as well as key stakeholders. In addition, the implementer and 2 students from each of the 12 implemented workshops participated and presented their workshop’s results and their experiences (a total of 88 participants attended the conference). 

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National Conference: Greece

On 27th June 2016 was successfully held the project's National Conference in Athens (Greece)!  

The Conference was organized by European Anti-Violence Network and The Smile of the Child. 

Participants of the National Conference were mainly teachers and adolescents as well as key stakeholders (e.g. representatives of the Ministry of Education, the General Secretariat for Gender Equality, the Municipality of Athens). In addition, the implementer and 2 children/adolescents from each of the 32 implemented workshops participated and presented their workshop’s results and their experiences (a total of more than 165 participants attended the conference).

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National Conference: Romania

On 14th October 2016 was successfully held the project's National Conference in Sibiu (Romania)!  

The Conference was organized by Association for Liberty and Equality of Gender (A.L.E.G.). 

Participants of the National Conference were mainly teachers and adolescents as well as key stakeholders (e.g. the counsellor of the Ministry of Education, Mr. Eugen Crai, and the State Secretary representing Ministry of Labour’s National Agency for Equal Opportunities between Women and Men, Ms. Andra Croitoru). In addition, the implementer and children/adolescents from each of the 11 implemented workshops participated and presented their workshop’s results and their experiences. More than 70 participants attended the conference!

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National Conference: Cyprus

On 21st June 2016 was held the project's National Conference in Nicosia (Cyprus)!  

The Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS), in collaboration with the Directorate of Secondary Education and the Cyprus Pedagogical Institute, organized the National Conference of the GEAR against IPV II Project.

The conference, that took place on 21st June, started with a welcoming speech given by the Commissioner for Childrens’ Rights Ms. Leda Koursoumba who emphasised the need for the implementation of such projects on a systematic basis in all levels of education. She stressed that the GEAR IPV approach and manuals are very well-structured, comprehensive and child-centered calling for its implementation in a larger scale (speech available in Greek here). Christina Kaili, Project Coordinator at MIGS, presented the main objectives, activities, and results of the project (presentation available here). Following, students and their teachers that implemented and participated in the project presented their experiences and views. 

A total of 75 participants attended the conference.

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