“Greenthinksers” projects is a voluntary project that involves young people from Europe and South America. The project will be held in Valcea county, in Romania.
The thems of the projects are: environment protection, ecological education and promoting outdoor activities.
The specific objectives of the project are:
To improve environmental education programmes for volunteers;
To promote non-formal education methonds through open air activities and involving in solving evironment problems in Cozia National Park, Valcea community, European and African comunities.
To help young people with fewer opportunities to participate in volunteering activities.
To establish friendship conexions between youngh people from Romania, Europe and Africa through solidarity and tolerance.
To promote cultural diversity as an instrument for intercutural education among youth.
The voluntary stage will have a duration of 12 months, will start on 1st of May 2012 and will include 10 volunteers from France, Germany, Turkey, Spain and Cameroon.
The main activities implemented thrue this project are:
- organizing workshops on environmental issues in 24 schools of Valcea.
- Greening Cozia Park mountain trails.
- Making three thematic routes in Cozia Park that will carry the distinctive signs (logo of the project) and panels on environmental protection will be located periodically.
- Establishment of two resting places for tourists in the park, where information on environmental education and environmental protection will be displayed.
- Organizing an annual conference on environmental issues where specialists and representatives of local authorities will be invited.
- Theater forum performances on environmental issues, theater-maze performances on environmental issues.
- Participation in structured dialogue with local authorities on environmental issues.The working methods:
Workshops on environmental issues