“The main benefit of taking part is the sense of belonging together with others in the region, with common problems that modern democracies face. I feel part of a force which works to strengthen something really important”
Algirdas Davidavičius is a university lecturer from Lithuania. In 2019 he took part in the project Dealing with Controversy in the Nordic and Baltic Countries.
The project aimed to strengthen the participants’ competences in creating safe and inclusive spaces for teaching and discussing controversial issues with young people. The teachers, school leaders, teacher trainers, NGO representatives, and university lecturers that participated, carried out local trainings reaching more than 1000 beneficiaries in Finland, Norway, Sweden, Latvia and Lithuania.