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September was the month of our Launch Event at the WUK, one of the most popular cultural centers of Vienna. But that was not enough! In September we also participated at “The International Day of Refugees”, which was organized by UNHCR (the UN Refugee Agency). On the 29th of September we...

A new regional training course has been held in October in Italy. 23 young people from different parts of the country have gathered in Castel Gandolfo, in the province of Rome. They learned to become Facilitators for Coloured Glasses workshops with the brilliant guide of Gaspard from France and Lorenzo...

A Coloured Glasses training took place in Stockholm, Sweden from 14-15th October to train future Coloured Glasses facilitators. Among the participants were experienced YFU volunteers as well as members of other organisations and groups. On Saturday 14th, the trainers introduced the main topics and approaches of Coloured Glasses. After getting to...

I am a part of an organization that is called YFU, where I am a volunteer in Estonia. I am from Hiiumaa, it is an island within the country. At the beginning of October I got an opportunity to explore my own country and at the same time visit different...

On October 4th, in the YFU France office located in Tours, we welcomed during an information meeting five staff from different youth organizations, to introduce them not only to our association YFU but also to the Coloured Glasses project. The aim of the meeting was to meet several representatives working in...

A set of e-learning modules is helping Coloured Glasses facilitators carry out high-quality workshops. Facilitators are at the core of the development of Coloured Glasses: they deliver Coloured Glasses workshops to groups of young people, thus contributing to expanding intercultural education. Being a facilitator requires the acquisition of certain competences. Training is...

It was an ordinary Tuesday and the Dinosaurs and Storm troopers walked around enjoying the sun. It was a bit strange at first, but after a while you get used to the fact that you are surrounded but more or less everything that you normally don’t see on an average day....

At the end of August the annual Estonian Student Councils Unions (ESCU) summer school took place. The 3-day-long event was organised in Klooga and had over 70 participants. The overall idea of the event was to help young people see those important things in life, that they usually don’t notice. Due...

Hello, my name is Bianca Hansabut and I am the School Ambassador of the Coloured Glasses project in Austria. I am still fairly new to this organisation, but I love being a part of it and do my best to spread awareness of it here in Vienna. We chose our capital...