More Mosaic 4 All

Two-part youth exchange project in Georgia and Ukraine

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MORE MOSAIC 4 ALL

About the project

More Mosaic is a non-governmental organization based in Stockholm, Sweden. Its aims are to promote academic, cultural and political exchange, to participate in the discussion about European citizenship and to serve as a platform for meaningful collaboration between Sweden, EU and other actors beyond former geopolitical borders.

http://www.moremosaic.eu


Two-part youth exchange project 'More Mosaic 4 All' includes two interconnected activities where youth from different cultural backgrounds will meet and experience non-formal and informal learning in intercultural environment. Each of the project's activities corresponds to thematically interlinked sections:


Activity 1: Active life style - Youth exchange in Georgia, June 3-12 2019, 10 days.

The first exchange in Georgia will introduce participants to active life style concept. The exchange will be intertwined with introduction to hiking, outdoor and sport activities.


Local partner

Iris Group - Managing Diversity is a Georgian non-governmental organization founded in 2010. Its main target group is youth. They strive to support young people to figure out their potential, use the strength of diversity and contribute to the development of their society by active participation.

www.irisgroup.org.ge


Activity 2: Creative expression - Youth exchange in Ukraine, October 12-23 2019, 12 days.

The second exchange in Ukraine will introduce participants to creative expression's forms – in particular drawing and theatre – and provide them with methods of delivering messages and implementing own ideas through creativity and art.


Local partner

Ukrainian NGO "Step. Forward" works with youth from different parts of Ukraine and different social groups by helping them to look for different ways to develop

themselves, find scholarships, grants and other opportunities.

https://www.facebook.com/uagrant/

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1. YOUTH EXCHANGE IN KOBULETI, GEORGIA, JUNE 3 (arrival) - JUNE 12 (departure), 2019

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The participants of the youth exchanges in Kobuleti will:
- be introduced to promotion of healthy behaviours, in particular through the promotion of the practice of outdoor activities and grassroots sports, as means to promote healthy lifestyles as well as to foster social inclusion and the active participation of young people in society;
- promotе young people's social inclusion and well-being;
- increase their self-empowerment and self-esteem;
- increase motivation and satisfaction in daily life and work;
- increase their motivation for taking part in non- formal education;

- enhance their intercultural awareness and understanding of other cultures and countries;
- expand their knowledge on the notions of multiculturalism, acceptance and tolerance.

Countries

Belarus - 5 participants

Czech Republic - 5 participants

Georgia - 5 participants

Greece - 5 participants

Italy - 5 participants

Slovakia - 5 participants
Sweden - 5 participants
Ukraine - 5 participants


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HOTEL & ACCOMMODATION

Kobuleti is a town in Adjara, western Georgia, situated on the eastern coast of the Black Sea. It is situated 350km from Tbilisi, capital of the country where most of the participants would arrive. There are good connections by bus and railway to Kobuleti from Tbilisi. Kobuleti railway and bus stations are situated near to each other.


The project will be held at hotel “Homey” (Davida Agmashenebeli Ave. 116A, Kobuleti, Georgia).

The hotel is located within 2 minutes walking distance from the sea coast.

The accommodation will be organized in double and triple rooms, 2-3 participants per room (in some cases there might be 3-4 participants per room, as the hotel also provides us with family rooms). Travel cost to the hotel will be included in your travel cost sum.


Meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) and two coffee breaks will be provided and covered by the project. However expenses made on your free time have to be paid by the participants.

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How to get there

Most common arrival point is Batumi International airport.


  • In front of central entrance of the airport you can catch public transport (yellow bus) to Batumi that departs every 20 minutes and costs 0.50 Lari ( 0.25) per person. This bus will take you to the Central Bus Station of Batumi / (travel time: 20 min).


http://www.batumiairport.com/en-EN/Transportation/Pages/Bus.aspx


  • At the central Bus Station of Batumi you can catch a mini bus to Kobuleti that departs every 1 hour and costs 2 Lari ( 1) per person. This mini bus will take you to the Central Bus Station of Kobuleti) (travel time: 30 minutes).


Second option for arrival is Kutaisi International Airport.


  • From Kutaisi International Airport you can take minibuses to Kobuleti (it needs around 2 H). You can buy a minibus ticket at the booking office or from the Driver. Price: 15 Lari.


You can buy ticket online on the web site: http://www.georgianbus.com/


Also, you can use Tbilisi International Airport.



From the city center you can use bus or train to travel to Kobuleti.


Bus (it needs around 6H.): http://www.geometro.ge/Online/en-us/onlineTicket.html

Bus tickets

Here you can buy bus tickets from Kutaisi Airport, to Kobuleti or Batumi. For those, who want to stay in Kutaisi before the project or after the project, you can use these buses.


http://www.georgianbus.com/

TRAVEL COSTS

Arrival: June 3 - Departure: June 12

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Please remember to take with you all your printed tickets and to give them to the project’s responsible.


Reimbursement of the travel costs will only be done after submitting all original tickets, receipt/invoices, boarding passes and later sending of the return documents and boarding passes.Save the boarding passes from your airport check-in as well. Please, be aware that in case you lose any invoices or tickets we will not be able to reimburse the cost. Reimbursement will be done in EURO, regardless of the currency indicated on your ticket and receipt/invoice according to the official currency exchange rate of European Commission http://ec.europa.eu/budget/contracts_grants/info_contracts/inforeuro/inforeuro_en.cfm


Important: the reimbursement of travel costs for participants will be done via transfer to one bank account, providing we receive all original travel documents within two months after the training.


Insurance: It is participants’ responsibility to have (travel) insurance. The EU citizens can obtain it in their respective countries via

https://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?catId=559


Travel grant per person:


Georgia - 20 euro

Ukraine - 275 euro

Belarus - 275 euro

Slovakia - 275 euro

Greece - 275 euro

Sweden - 360 euro

Italy - 360 euro

Czech Republic - 360 euro


You are welcome to consult with us before purchasing the tickets via actukreu (at) gmail.com

What to bring


- all original printed tickets for the trip and boarding passes;

- passport for travelling (ID-cards are not valid for entering Georgia);

- swimming suit and flip-flops, sun protection cream and hat;

- sport clothes and good shoes;

- protection from mosquitoes and insects (cream, spray);

- food & national flag for the intercultural evening (traditional clothes,

tourist brochures or any similar stuff are welcome).

A day trip to Mtirala National park

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TRAVEL FORM

After buying the ticket, please fill this TRAVEL FORM to let us know about your arrival and departure details and your contact

Contacts

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From the Swedish organization:

Yulia Usova - Head of More Mosaic

actukreu (at) gmail.com

Tel: +46 793348875 (Viber)

From the Georgian organization:

Tamta Shekiladze

tamtashekiladze95 (at) gmail.com

Tel: +995 574081551

2. YOUTH EXCHANGE IN LVIV, UKRAINE, October 12-23 2019

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The participants of the exchange in Lviv will:
- improve their skills in public speaking, story telling techniques and acting;
- foster social inclusion and the active participation of young people in society;
- enhance their creative expression as a tool for a positive change;
- get acquainted with democratic principles, active citizenship, intercultural dialogue, social inclusion;
- get better awareness of the European projects and the EU values.

Countries

Belarus - 5 participants

Czech Republic - 5 participants

Georgia - 5 participants

Greece - 5 participants

Italy - 5 participants

Slovakia - 5 participants
Sweden - 5 participants
Ukraine - 5 participants

HOTEL & ACCOMMODATION

Ozerniy Kraj “Lake District” Resort. Address: Пустомити, Ставкова, 60, Pustomyty, Lviv Oblast, 81100

http://ozerny.com.ua


The hotel is located in the outskirts in a picturesque location, with the possibility to organize workshops outside if the weather is nice (enegizers, warm-up activities etc). The resort itself is situated 20 km from the city center of Lviv.


Neighbouring counties may take a long-distance train.


You can fly to either Lviv or Kyiv. There are Ukrainian airlines, but you can also search for Wizzair or other budget airlines close to your original destination.


If you arrive in Kyiv, you can take a train to Lviv. There are morning 5-hour express trains or night trains that are rather convenient, because you can sleep there and arrive early morning.


You can check the schedule and book tickets online via http://booking.uz.gov.ua/en/

In Lviv, depending on the number of people in the groups and timing, we will organise bus transfers to the project venues. Travel cost to the hotel will be included in your travel cost sum.


Meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) and two coffee breaks will be provided and covered by the project. However expenses made on your free time have to be paid by the participants.


The hotel and restaurant are situated in separate buildings in 1 minute walking distance and the conference room can be found on the second floor of the restaurant and is equipped with flip chart board, projector, screen, speakers. Rooms are double and triple with TV and private WC.There is a free access to a gym available for all participants. You can book a sauna for a small fee.

TRAVEL COSTS

Arrival: October 12 - Departure: October 23 2019

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PLEASE CHECK THE PREVIOUS 'TRAVEL COST' SECTION FOR DETAILS ABOUT THE REFUNDING PROCESS


Insurance: It is participants’ responsibility to have (travel) insurance. The EU citizens can obtain it in their respective countries via

https://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?catId=559


Travel grant per person:

All partner countries - 275 euro

Slovakia - 180 euro


You are welcome to consult with us before purchasing the tickets via actukreu (at) gmail.com



Please bear in mind that we usually organise a bus transfer from Lviv to the hotel both ways.


Such transfer usually costs 3-5 euro per person depending on the number of people on the bus. It will be deducted from your reimbursement's limit if you reach it.

What to bring

- all original printed tickets for the trip and boarding passes;

- passport for traveling, very important: you need a valid passport to enter Ukraine, not an id-card as you won't be let in the country;

- your own mug for tea (that you can exchange with another person as a part of the activity),

- food & national symbols for the intercultural evening (traditional clothes,

tourist brochures or similar things are welcome);

- water proof jackets and shoes,

- sport clothes if you want to enjoy some sport activities (the gym is free);

- swimming suits if you want to book sauna.

CONTACTS

From the Ukrainian organization:


Oleh Sorotsynskyi - President of NGO "Step. Forward"

oleg.sorot (at) gmail.com

Tel: +380936102111 (Viber, WatsUp, Telegram)


From the Swedish organization:


Yulia Usova - Head of More Mosaic

actukreu (at) gmail.com

Tel: +46 793348875 (Viber)

TRAVEL FORM

After buying the ticket, please fill this TRAVEL FORM to let us know about your arrival and departure details and your contact.


The project is implemented by More Mosaic in cooperation with Iris Group (Georgia) and NGO Step. Forward (Ukraine) and co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.

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