Youth Exchange "Informed Citizens Via Media Literacy Exchange” (InfoCitizen) 

Topic: Spreading Media Literacy culture among young people and increasing youth participation through it, enabling them to act as changemakers and active 
members of their society.

Που; Guymri, Armenia
Πότε; 13 - 24 Σεπτεμβρίου 2018
(13/09 arrival day, 24/09 departure day)
Συμμετέχοντες: 2 κορίτσια 18 έως 22 ετών

Η ανταλλαγή συγχρηματοδοτείται από το Πρόγραμμα Erasmus+ της Ευρωπαϊκής Ένωσης και καλύπτει στους συμμετέχοντες διαμονή, διατροφή (3 γεύματα την ημέρα) και τα έξοδα ταξιδιού μέχρι το ποσό των 275 ευρώ.

Περισσότερες πληροφορίες σχετικά με το πρόγραμμα:

The Youth Exchange will last 10 days (13.09 – 24.09.2018), not including travel days. 

Participants will become change agents by turning into social and civic journalists, learning the culture of ML, making media productions on relevant issues. 

This youth exchange aims to spread ML culture to young people among EU member and neighboring countries and increase youth participation through it by equipping youth with practical competences, raising awareness, enabling them to act as changemakers and active members of their society based on non-formal learning approaches.


The main objectives of the project are:
- Develop youth's critical thinking and critical media skills to question, evaluate and analyze what they hear and read.
- Encourage young people to become active, engaged media consumers and users.
- Increase youth participation through civic journalism to strengthen the basis of democracy.
- Facilitate networking and further co-operation between participants and their organizations for issues concerning ML across EU member and neighboring countries. to ensure the further continuation and follow-up of the project and cooperation on other projects.

Participating countries: Armenia, Estonia, Georgia, Greece, Italy, Poland.

Participants’ profile:

- 18-22 years old
- Willing to open up to others cultures and to different ways of thinking and living
- Willing to get involved and to reflect on him/herself
- Interested in Media Literacy and willing to learn its culture
- Strong motivation to participate in youth exchange and to socialize
- Interested in using the gained skills and knowledge for multiplying in their home countries and becoming agents of change
- At least basic level in English is required
Team leaders’ profile:
- Able and motivated to support young people’s learning process
- Interested in the topic of Media Literacy
- No age limit.

Accommodation & other practicalities:
The youth exchange will take place in Gyumri in the Republic of Armenia. It is the second largest city in Armenia, serving as the administrative centre of Shirak Province. 
It is one of the fast growing cities and an important cultural center. In terms of security, Gyumri is a safe town, which is convenient for a youth exchange. 
More information about Guymri:
The participants will be staying together in one place (Gyumri Sports and Cultural Center'shotel), which will lead them to break stereotypes and build a better team.
* For residents of European Union, there is no visa requirement to enter and stay in Armenia. However, theparticipants should ensure to have a valid travel passport.

* The Armenian currency is the dram (1 euro = 530 dram). You can find many exchange offices in Armavir, Yerevan and at the airport.
Plane tickets:
You can find many airlines which have flights from Europe to Yerevan Zvartnots international airport of Armenia. Armenian hosting organization will meet you in the airport to bring you Gyumri. 
You can have a look to flights to Tbilisi Airport (Georgia),or even Kutaisi Airport (Georgia), which can be eventually cheaper. Then you can come to Gyumri from Tbilisi or Kutaisi central station by train (10 hours).

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