EWC contributes to UNDP Rabat’s programme promoting tolerance, citizenship and civic education across schools in Morocco.
The UNDP Rabat is implementing a programme promoting tolerance, citizenship and civic education across schools in Morocco, in cooperation with the Moroccan Ministry of Education and supported by the Norwegian Embassy. The programme is conducted under the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) agenda, in particular SDG 16 – to promote peaceful and inclusive societies and prevent violent extremism.
EWC contributes to the programme with our expertise from working with teachers and youth leaders for the promotion of citizenship, tolerance and democracy. Representatives from UNDP Rabat, the Ministry and the Norwegian Embassy visited EWC and Utøya in June 2019. The visitors were interested in EWC’sapproach to involve and empower the whole school community, and how we work with youth leaders on initiatives to foster co-existence, trust and dialogue among young people.The outcome was EWC’s partnership with the UNDPand means thatEWC will provide advice and expertise on the concept of promoting tolerance, citizenship and youth participation in order to contribute to the programme on civic education in Moroccan schools.