«Let’s fight with TRAFFIC!»
27 May – 2 June 2016
The location will be Gura Humorului, Suceava county, ROMANIA
The training course will take place in Gura Humorului area, in the center of Bucovina historical region, the home of the worldwide unique painted monasteries. The accommodation will be provided in Passiflora Pension, in rooms with 2, 3 or 4 beds. Each room has a private bathroom. Bring your own towels!
The pension is situated in a wonderful rural area, full of traditions, at 5 km from Gura Humorului city center. 3 meals will be provided for each day of training. The meals will be cooked by the pension’s staff using ingredients from local providers. If you have any dietary restrictions please inform us, so we can share them with the pension staff. Internet connection at fair speed will be provided in the pension so you will be able to keep contact with your family/friends and you will be able to share every great moment from the training on Facebook or Instagram.
«Let’s fight with TRAFFIC!» brings together 20 youth workers from five countries to make «common ground» against Trafficking on human beings. The project is coordinated by the Romanian Red Cross – Suceava Branch and has four NGOs, from European countries, as partners.
Human trafficking through its forms, sexual exploitation, forced labor, begging, etc., is a phenomenon encountered in poor countries as a recruiting place, as well as in developed countries as a place of sale and exploitation. Croatia, Bulgaria, Italy and Spain, countries that are partners of the project, have a higher incidence of human trafficking, over 1000 victims annually.
This project has as main activity a training course of 20 youth workers which will be held during seven days in Suceava – Gura Humorului area. During this training, the youth workers will gain knowledge on the specific of human trafficking, its forms, the victim’s and trafficant’s profile. Much more, they will develop a common action plan by creating an information campaignwhich will be conducted in the organizations where they come from. The training course will take place through non-formal education methods.
«Let’s fight with TRAFFIC!» has as main objectives to provide youth workers the knowledge about human trafficking and to develop skills in working with young vulnerable people. Furthermore, we want to draw an alarm signal over the danger that young people from disadvantaged communities are subjected and, ultimately, to prevent vulnerable communities about the dangers they are exposed to. Main topics of TC – specifics of human trafficking – how to recognize human trafficking activities – profile of trafficker – profile of victim – working methods with young persons at risk
Please keep in mind that the training will touch sensitive subjects like prostitution, child abuse, domestic violence. Be sure that you will not be emotionaly affected.
Profile of participants:
– youth worker;
– involved in activities with vulnerable groups;
– interested about the topic;
– availability to attend full training;
– English speaker;
– committed to use the knowledge they gain in their future activity and multiply the results of the training.
Gender balance is recommended. 2M and 2F
Accommodation and lodging covered by 100% by the Erasmus +. The accommodation place was not finalized yet. So, you will receive another info pack later.
Travel expenses partially or entirely covered by Erasmus + (the amount depends of the route to the venue of the training). Total amount for return ticket 360€
The course will be implemented in the framework of the EU Erasmus+ Programme, and travel expenses will be reimbursed to all participants according to travel limits set by the Erasmus+ Programme. If you stay within the given budget, your expenses will be covered 100%, and if you spend more, the exceeding amount will be your own contribution to your travel. Please find the maximum amounts participants can spend to travel to Romania or to the venue.
The reimbursement of your travel and visa costs will be organised on the spot in cash (EUR) after the training course, so please bring all necessary documents and receipts to make the process easier.
Accommodation and food during the training course will be fully covered. Insurance is obligatory and should be arranged and covered by each participant and will not be reimbursed. We reccommend «SegurosErasmus» which is the cheapest one.
!! Important: Consult the organisers before buying tickets. Only ticket options approved by the organisers will be reimbursed.
All traveling, accommodation, catering costs are covered by the Erasmus + Programme. For other expenses (souvenirs, extra food) each participant should bring money as much as he/she thinks will be needed.
The necessary documents:
If all documents provided (original ticket, boarding passes….) the reimbursement will be done at the end of the project. If not, after the course, by bank transfer.
– If they will have return ticket in their own country. Ask them to buy while coming to the project.
– Taxis will not be reimbursement.
– We need your all receipts, tickets and boarding passes (for both ways). So when you are coming, keep them. After the project you should send us (scanned by email and originals by post) all the tickets and boarding passes of the travel back home.
– Insurance will be participants’ responsibility. We reccommend www.seguroserasmus.com if you travel from Spain
● Taking into account the educational kind of the project, it is forbidden to use alcohol and other drugs during the project activities.
● The project assumes that attendance in all activities for all the participants must be 100%. Failure to attend the activities may result in our inability to reimburse the travel expenses.
During the training course we will have a few sessions where you should contribute with things that you bring from your country.
1. INFO about human trafficking During some sessions you will present the specifics of human trafficking in your country. So, before leaving to Romania, take some time and find some statistics relevant for the topic, inform yourself about the institutions involved in fighting with traffic, particularities of traffic in your country.
2. About your NGO It is recommended to bring some materials about your organization, like posters, leaflets, info that you can present to others. It’s a great way to make new contacts for future collaboration.
3. Cultural stuff We will have intercultural evenings! So please bring a flag of your country, some traditional food and other stuff that you consider relevant.
4. Traveling health insurance You are responsible for having a valid international travel insurance!We reccommend www.seguroserasmus.com if you travel from Spain
5. Medicine If you have any health issues, bring your own medicine for all your stay.
6. A good mood and willing to learn We will be very happy to host you and to make you a part of this learning experience. In exchange, you have to attend all the sessions of the training because we will not tolerate absence [except illness situations].
The participants are expected to attend the whole duration of the project and participate in all activities. If an emergency happens and you need to be absent for a short time, the team should be informed in advance. Please use the free time for meeting friends. If you miss any part of the course only without a valid reason (illness or unforeseen grave circumstances) and without informing the team and/or if you cause major problems for the team and or the participant group, the team will have to take measures going from partial refunding of the tuition, travel expenses, board and lodging by the participant up to exclusion from the course in extreme situations.
Please note that during the course the team have the authority to take decisions in a day-to-day life as well as the arrangement of the programme.
How to get to the venue Your destination is GURA HUMORULUI but you can also arrive in Suceava. The main airport of Romania is situated in the capital, Bucharest – Henri Coanda Airport. [450 km from Gura Humorului] Other airports that are operational are situated in:
– Cluj Napoca [350 km from Gura Humorului]
– Iasi [150 km from Gura Humorului]
– Suceava [40 km from Gura Humorului] Bucharest [Bucuresti] and Cluj Napoca offer most international connections and low cost flights.
From each airport you can travel by train to Gura Humorului or Suceava. You can search for train timetable here: http://www.mersultrenurilorcfr.ro/imtif/rute.aspx?lng=en Approximate train ticket price on different routes: Bucuresti Nord – Suceava: 90 lei [20 €] Cluj Napoca – Gura Humorului: 75 lei [17 €] Iasi – Gura Humorului: 45 lei [10 €]
Building Bridges members and/or long term unemployed (proved by scanned document) will have preference to this volunteer service.
You should complete registration in 2 steps:
1. Please send your application form, CV and motivation letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject «TC Romania Traffic Andrei.YOUR NAME.YOUR SURNAME«. Remember to write in the motivation letter that your sending institution is “Asociación Building Bridges”. All documents written in english you can send to: email@example.com with subject “TC Romania Traffic Andrei.YOURNAME.YOUR SURNAME“.
Selected participants will receive the detailed infosheet after the selection process.
2. Pay the registration fee (40€) by Paypal or bank transfer to :Asociación Building Bridges, CIF G85466886. This registration fee includes one year membership to our National and International activities.
* It is compulsory to send application form, CV and motivation letter and pay the registration fee at the same time in order to be within the pre-selection process.
If you are not selected by the sending or hosting organisation, we will reimburse the fee. Please see conditions of Erasmus+ grants
Payment by bank: Asociacion Building Bridges
IBAN / BIC:
ES67 0081 1534 5900 0116 4823 / BSAB ESBB
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