Resources and presentations from the conference regarding youth and children

For two days, education and work with children and youth were debated at Bucharest by more than 100 praticiens in the field. The conference gathered important stakeholders in education in Romania and other European countries, which have enhanced the knowledge and abilities of Romanian NGOs. NGOs’ representatives from Romania and other European countries, bloggers, academicians, journalists, together with representatives of European Council met between 14 and 15 of October at the conference Civil Society : Trends in working with children and youth. The event was organised with the support of NGO Fund in Romania programme, dedicated to NGOs and financed by EEA and Norwegian grants 2009 – 2014. 

Please find bellow the presentations. The report can be downloaded from here.



Plenary sessions – October 14th 2013 - Trends and innovation in working with children and youth

Magda Balica, Researcher at the Institute of Education Sciences - here

Anca Velicu, Researcher at the Institute of Sociology of the Romanian Academy - here


Hate speech, children and youth 

Daniela Angi and Carmen Greab, researchers, Babeş Bolyai University here

Ruxandra Pandea, representative of the Council of Europe here 

Marian Panait - national coordinator of NO Hate Speech Campaign in Romania - here


Active participation, human rights and interculturality

Workshop 1 : Democracy and participation of youth in making decisions

Donata Norkiene, NGO School of success, Lithuania here

Liga Klavina, Center for Education Initiatives, Latvia here

Solveig Moldrheim, Rafto Foundation, Norway here

Gintarė Gedrimaitė, National Institute for Social Integration, Lithuania here

Linda Alzaghari, Minotenk, Norway here


Workshop 3 : Intercultural and ethnic minorities

Boglarka Bata, Carpathian Foundation, Hungary here


Innovative approaches in combating hate speech manifestations of children and youth

Workshop 1 : Safer internet for children and youth

Bianca Stănescu, Bitdefender, Romania - here

Teodora Stoica, Sigur.info platform, Romania here


Workshop 2 : The measurement of (in)tolerance in schools

Serban Iosifescu, ARACIP, Romania here


Workshop 3: In-place mechanisms for combating hate speech

Dinu Guţu, doctoral, National School for Political and Administrative Studies - here


Open space – October 15th

Ingredients for working with children and youth 

Nonformal education methods in combating hate speech

Living Library , Graphic FacilitationSocio-educational animationShadow theatreForum theatreImprovisational theatreOrigamiJugglingPhotovoiceTranscend.