Decolonise IVS


Tool Fair and Training of Trainers

Join the “Decolonise Now! Tool Fair and ToT” in Bulgaria: A Call to Young European Change-Makers

This August 7-13, 2024, in Emen, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria, the “Decolonise Now! Tool Fair and ToT” presents a pivotal opportunity for young Europeans passionate about fostering inclusive and equitable change in International Voluntary Service (IVS). Dive into a week of learning and innovation designed to tackle the colonial legacies still present in international voluntary service.

Why This Event is Important
The event is tailored specifically to empower participants under 30 from European countries to lead the charge in transforming IVS into a more inclusive and equitable field. It combines practical tool training with strategic discussions to help dismantle outdated structures.

Event Highlights
– Interactive Workshops: Engage with tools like the Decolonise Card Game and Self-Assessment Tool.
– Networking Opportunities: Connect with like-minded professionals and activists from across Europe.
– Skill Development: Learn effective facilitation techniques to bring back to your organisations.

Who Should Attend?
We are looking for motivated young individuals under 30 from Europe who are currently involved in or are interested in the field of IVS. The training is particularly beneficial for volunteers, trainers, youth workers, and educators who are eager to lead decolonization efforts in their communities.

Impact on Your Career and Organisation
Participants will acquire skills and tools to initiate and lead discussions on decolonization, creating a ripple effect of positive change in their respective organisations and communities.

Event Details
– Location: Eco-hotel Imenieto, Emen, Bulgaria
– Dates: August 7-13, 2024
– Cost: Participation is free; travel subsidies are available to support attendance.

How to Apply
Young Europeans interested in making a difference are encouraged to apply early. Complete the online application form by June 16, 2024, to secure your participation.

Act Now: Shape the Future of IVS!
Don’t miss this chance to be at the forefront of decolonizing IVS. Apply today to join a dynamic group of young European change-makers at the “Decolonise Now! Tool Fair and ToT.” Learn, share, and collaborate to drive meaningful change. 

More info here.