Description: The aims of this project are: (1) Raise awareness of the importance of youth mobilization and participation in local and global problem solving; (2) Promote youth participation and involvement in environmental and social issues; (3) Reflect on the causes and consequences of climate change; (4) Promote reflection on sustainable behavior and contribute to individual and community behavior change. The need to find sustainable development strategies and to provide effective responses to climate change issues, both in terms of mitigation and adaptation, has led Marca – ADL implement activities and actions that have a positive impact on climate change behaviour
Type of Work: Young participants will develop the following activities: Collection and sorting of seeds from native plants; Watercourse Cleaning and Reed Control; Designing in different languages about Climate Change; Integration, sports, creative and playful activities with the community: Collection of urban waste, present in watercourses - Action with the participation of the community; Vermicomposting Workshop; Mill Workshop; Local Gastronomy Workshop; Nature Design Workshop; Walking Tour – Montemor; Cultural Night ; Cooperation activities and group dynamics; Trip to municipal swimming pools and the beach: Visit to Évora; Conversations on different topics: Climate Change - Causes and Possible Solutions | Sustainable Development - Exchange of ideas and realities in different regions of the world.
Accommodation: Accommodation will be in joint bedrooms (3 person), in the facilities of the youth centre, similar to a hostel. Breakfast and afternoon tea will be provided on the basis of regular products (e.g. milk, bread, tea, fruit,) Hot meals will be served on school facilities at lunch and dinner
Requirements: Respect for each other, will to participate in joint activities, no smoking indoors, no drinking of alcoholic beverages while working, respect for general rules that will be delivered upon arrival on a welcome
Approximate Location: Montemor-o-Novo (Évora)