The South East Europe Summer Academy "Human Rights in Action" was launched for the second time in Montenegro on 21 June.
36 participants from 13 countries in the region have gathered in the ancient town of Cetinje to learn how to teach and practice Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights in school.
The official opening ceremony was inaugurated by Crown Prince Nikola II Petrovic Njegos, who stressed the importance of the Academy for professional growth as well as for strengthening good relations in South East Europe.
Participants were also greeted by the Deputy City Mayor (Mrs Ana Nikolic), representatives of the European Wergeland Centre (Lars Gudmundson) and the Council of Europe (Zorica Lesic).
The highlight of the evening was a bright keynote speech by David Kerr on "The What, Why and How of the EDC/HRE"
, now available on EWC's platform Share&Connect.The South East Europe Summer Academy
is a special training in EDC/HRE for school heads, teachers, NGO and Parent Council representatives, organized in compliance with the training model developed by the EWC in cooperation with the CoE and local partners.
This year the SEE Summer Academy is led by a team of four trainers - Olena Styslavska (Poland), Edward Huddlestone (UK), Angelos Valianataos (Greece) and Veton Sylhasy (Kosovo).
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