seminar, Internet and youth integration in Euro Mediterranean area
Europe and around the Mediterranean area, various associations propose tools more
or less elaborated to get an appropriation of the communication tools: Internet,
video, photography, numeric creation, youth press, radio......elaborated by the
Various experiences have been developed for using the information and communication technologies for serving cultural and social insertion of the youth in difficulties by non formal education associations. For example we can talk about:
objectives towards democracy improvement, the strength of the access for all to
the Tics and the pedagogic practices of those ones are being mutiplicated. And
those projects are being held to different levels by the organization associations
and by the participants. This work stills since the 90's for the first associations
and are getting to be "essentials" for the whole actors of the insertion and the
this context the seminar takes place in a critical moment. It'll be held at the
beginning of the Summit for the Information Society between 2003 and 2005. It
will precede the European Social Forum in December in St Denis. Those meetings
constitute opportunities for the building of a network for cooperation and exchange
about the practices around Tics for the youth insertion in Europe and Mediterranean
main purpose of the seminar is to identify and put together the knowledge and
abilities of the persons and animators of the associations that will be present
around the thematic of "insertion of the youth and Internet". The participants
will worked around the identification of their daily problematic and will try
together to begin a reflexion and discussions around their practices, their neediness
and the initiatives that they are realizing or projecting. Those exchange will
be inscribed in the euro Mediterranean area that will be our conceptual shared
- Better mutual knowing between persons and organizations
- Build a network of actors and structures for sharing experiences and pedagogic tools
Fix the bases of a European long time cooperation. This one can take form by:
A network of solidarity around the euro Mediterranean area will help the emergence of new projects and will ability the empowerment of the working methods for those which use daily the communication tools. The direct beneficiaries of those projects will be youth people in insertion process.
Participants to the seminar and project's "beneficiaries":
The participants to the seminar are animators, social workers and project's builders that work daily with youth that are subjects to social, professional and cultural difficulties in the mark of an association, an insertion enterprise and territorial collectivities.
For the participation to the seminar we have mobilized members of our partners structures and we have make a call to others organizations that work in the mentioned sectors. They are belonging to public and associative sector's.
associations Fonds Diwan, Initial, RedActiva and VECAM work in collaboration with
structures from Marseille in the organization of this seminar, partners like:
We have support of the youth program of the European commission and the NON!!!!!. In the same way we are in connection with the department of Bouches-du-Rhône and Var, the region of Provence Alpes Côtes d’Azur and the Caisse de Dépôt et des Consignations direction PACA that give us support and help us to valorise and mediatise this action.
the same way, we will have partners in the medias, Radio France, Radio Grenouille
and the regional press and television will inform about this seminar.
presentations will be put online at this address:
the four days of the seminar there will be activities around workshops, meetings
and visits as the same time of cultural exchanges and cultural times of convivial
The method of work will be based automatically in the active participation of the seminarists, the aim is to built a collective intelligence around each one's competence.. The workshops will de done in three languages: French, English and Spanish. The language will be chosen at each activity and there will be a group of active persons to help in the translation. If there's Arab talking persons between the participants they will be invited to help if they feel like. The preparation of the seminar will be present in this web and the abstracts of the activities will be put online and traduced in the three languages.
results of the seminar will be diffused in a web site built to "easily" the distance
cooperation between the participants. The abstracts and topics of the seminar
will be also diffused through the web sites of the networks, habilitating the
youth to participate trough a list discussion and resources centers. There will
be tentative to organize the information to be compatible will the existing data
bases that exists in the sector of education to medias and youth (Initial, Espace
METIS, Média-cités, Inter@ctive,
Forum Euro Méditerranéen of youth exchange…)