Capacity building of active young leaders who are interested in active citizenship and community building is the main aim of the second pillar of GaMCon. It is based on our attempt to promote engagement of youth and young leaders with aim to raise their voice and involvement in decision making process., Within this pillar, we aim to provide participants with theoretical knowledge about participation in general, encourage young people to be more active, inspire them with very concrete examples of participative activities of young people, and last but not least, to make them ready to tackle wide range of issues that might appear during their activities.
In order to develop these skills and capacities we apply forms of non formal education – year-round school, workshops and trainings. Using such formats we will provide the future leaders with a deep and complex knowledge about the subject, starting with general information about the topic (year-round school), then rounding this picture more narrowly through detailed information about the subject (workshops) and coming to a final stage of skill-building and learning process (training).
International and local experts will try to improve four core areas and skills: