The goal of the Forum 2000 Foundation educational activities is to strengthen democracy, develop a civil society and promote active citizenship in general. Educational activities foster the exchange of experiences, information and good practices, and encourage cooperation of both European NGOs and NGOs from countries in neighboring regions. International projects often specifically focus on Central and Eastern Europe countries, the Balkans, Central Asia and the Caucasus which share historical experiences, challenges, and difficulties with the Czech Republic.
Our activities support education and a mutual exchange of experiences in subjects deemed important for the development of a civil society, such as sustaining political and economic transformation, leading long-term projects, championing freedom of expression and free access to information, upholding civil participation, or handling conflicts. Project participants are primarily workers/volunteers of non-profit organizations and students devoted to carrying out projects in support of democracy and sharing their experiences with others.
International training courses
Intended for participants from various countries who come to the Czech Republic for several days to develop their knowledge, learn new skills to be used in future activities in the form of non-formal education, and to appreciate their cultural differences.
Comprehensive training courses
Youth in Conflicts – Training on Conflict Management
April 11–19, 2010, Břežany
Youth Leadership Training
April 17–24, 2009, Česká Skalice
The Long Term Training Course (LTTC)
2006–2007, Česká Skalice, Prague
Courses we have participated in
Mobility and European Citizenship
January–May 2011, Berlin, Germany; London, United Kingdom; Prague, Czech Republic; Krakow, Poland
„Together to Get There“
April 13–20, 2011, Busteni, Romania
Inclusion of Minority Youth – A Tool to Combat Poverty and Social Exclusion
March 25 – April 1, 2011, Stip, Macedonia/FYROM
Workshops and Lectures
Workshops and lectures which are a part of the Forum 2000 Foundation’s educational activities are focused on providing new techniques, encouraging discussion, and sharing experiences and examples of good practice between the co-workers and volunteers of our foundation with workers of other non-profit organizations, students, and the concerned public. They deal with a wide range of subjects such as active civil participation, fundraising, or the possibilities of utilizing of new media. The workshops take place in Prague and utilize the means of formal and informal instruction which enable participants to jointly create the content and results of particular meetings.
Comprehensive Workshops and Lectures
Current State of Civil Society in Cuba
March 26, 2012, Prague
March 29, 2012, Hradec Králové
We Are Looking for Volunteers – Preparation for the NGO Market 2011
April 7, 2011, Prague
Me, a Volunteer!
March 31, 2011, Prague
Active Participation in Public Space
December 9, 2010, Prague
The Power of Social Networks
September 22, 2010, Prague