Inter-ethnic youth participation in human rights debate using social media (2011-2012)

Multicultural education and social media
“Inter-ethnic youth participation in human rights debate using social media” is 12-months project implemented in 2 secondary schools in the municipalities of Tetovo and Gostivar with the objective to enhance youth active participation in fostering inter-ethnic dialogue in school environment and to enhance civic awareness and the respect for human rights among young people in Macedonia by creative use of social media and new technologies (Internet, Facebook, Twitter, Myspace, Blogs, etc).
The project itself is envisaged as a practice for social media usage for youth and human rights. It will be a new interactive website created and maintained by students promoting positive community responses to school violence and prejudice.

 

The project is financed by the  Democracy Commission Small Grants Programme of the US Embassy in Skopje.

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