Starting from April 2009 Center for Political Education together with International Programme “Foundations For Freedom” with the support of Democracy Grants Program of USA Embassy in Ukraine will run training-seminar on basics of ethical leadership. Active youth who strive to become the leaders in their surroundings is invited to participate.
for Political Education and International Programme “Foundations
For Freedom” started a project “Developing Responsible
Democratic Leadership in Ukraine”. The project is aimed at the
of the culture of responsible democratic leadership among the
representatives of the youth civic sector of Ukraine. Within the
framework of the project following educational activities are to be
held – Ethical leadership workshops in 4 regions of Ukraine and
final conference in Kyiv.
Description of the
order to become real initiators of democratic changes in a country,
young civic activists have to discover and develop real democratic
values within themselves and their surrounding..
This is the main aim of the workshop. Ethical Leadership Workshop is
an interactive training which includes learning practical skills
which help to develop greater self-confidence, understanding of
oneself, one’s goals, motivation & insights into society.
Gained skills would help the participants to implement positive
changes, to put into practice social-oriented initiatives based on
common moral and spiritual values.
workshop uses study, discussion and the exchange of the views and
experience of the faculty and participants. The course includes
presentations, discussions in large and small groups, exercises in
teamwork, role-plays & times of quiet reflection. It lasts 4 full
days, for 20 people, and is led by a team of 3-5 facilitators
After the course
After the end of the
workshops Center for Political Education and “Foundations For
Freedom” will provide the participants with an informational
support, namely via e-mail loop, “Foundations For Freedom”
Newsletter, consultation, an information about opportunities of
further education and youth initiatives.
end of October 2009 a conference for the participants of all
4workshops “Responsible Leadership in Ukraine: start from
yourself!” will take place.
The schedule of the
- April 23-26 - ELW in Crimea;
- May 28-31 - ELW in Chernihiv;
- August 20-23 - ELW in Kharkiv;
- September 24-27 - ELW in Lviv.
participants will be provided with additional information as for the
venues of the workshops.
Terms and conditions:
organisers cover expenses for accommodation, however participants
are expected to cover their travel costs themselves. Volunteer
contribution towards the cost of participation in the workshop are
welcome, and it will not influence the decision of the organisers
during the selection of the participants.
- 1st workshop (Crimea) –April 10th 2009
- 2nd workshop (Chernigiv) – May 10th 2009
- 3rd workshop (Kharkiv) – August 1st 2009
- 4th workshop (Lviv) – September 1st 2009
for Freedom (F4F) is a Programme of international movement
“Initiatives of Change”. It started in 1993, after the collapse
of Communist regimes in Eastern and Central Europe, as an initiative
to foster fresh leadership grounded in a better understanding of the
values, which underlie
a democratic society.
Aims of the F4F are to promote the development of truly free and
just society, by inspiring vision, purpose and and values in
individuals and teams. It is implemented via courses and seminars,
which support the development of individuals and team to
the point where they are able to develop and sustain their own
initiatives for positive changes in society.
for Political Education (CPE) – is an organization of young
professionals-enthusiasts, who share the common idea of the
development and implementation of efficient educational programmes
for social-political activists. The mission of the center is to
support the development of Ukrainian politics and civic society
based on democratic values that can be achieved by providing
education, supporting public dialogue, and research work..
Partnership with F4F is an important field of CPE activities
according to the development of democratic youth leadership.
- Oleksandr Kopyl, Center for Political Education
+38 (067) 788 92 66
Kashkarova, Foundations for Freedom
+38 (097) 989 29 29
This project was supported by the Democracy Grants Program of the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine. The views of the authors do not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Government.
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