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You are the voice! - Citizenship and human rights education in Azerbaijan

13 June 2022
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You are the voice! - Citizenship and human rights education in Azerbaijan

You are the voice! is an activity within the framework of the Compass national training courses on Human Rights Education in Azerbaijan. From 25 to 28 May in Ganja, from 6 to 9 June in Samukh and from 26 to 29 June in Goygol the course involved 18 youth leaders in each city.

The activities raised awareness of young people on human rights and promote democratic citizenship values in youth work for strengthening civil society. It provided an overview of the common understanding of basic principles and methodologies of human rights education, together with a relevant principles of youth participation. The participants explored the concepts of human rights, human rights education and their interrelationships, and got acquainted with the relevant approaches of the Council of Europe policy standards on youth work.

These trainings highlighted the importance of equality, democratic citizenship in human dignity and developed knowledge and competences of participants on human rights education by applying the Compass manual for their future initiatives.

The participants presented project ideas on the importance of gender equality, tolerance and solidarity as follow up to the course.