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  • Asset icon Labels (Village activity)Labels, an educational activity for the Village Programme which focuses on human rights and diversity.
  • Asset icon Rights in playRights in play, an educational activity for the Village programme which focuses on human rights.
  • Asset icon Human Rights come alive! (age 12-15)In the first step of Right On, we want to emphasize the Human in Human Rights and introduce different layers and aspects of the content area to all participants. Adjust this activity to your JB's needs! You can use this material however you want – Think the debrief questions are lame? Change them! Want to focus on only the 'Do' part of the activity and add the rest yourself ? Perfect. Nobody knows your JB's needs better than you do.
  • Asset icon Right to broadband (age 19+) Participants understand a scenario for the impact of the internet by 2020 by exaggerating and parodying it in a creative fashion. Participants relate the findings and implications of this activity and the materials provided and created to their home and everyday life.
  • Asset icon Universal human rights (age 12-15)Participants discover that what we call 'universal' human rights may mean slightly different things to different people and cultures. They explore what the implications are for protecting human rights locally. They re-affirm the importance of seeking a universally shared set of basic rights and freedoms.
  • Asset icon Dead Aid (age 15+) Participants understand the difference between having good intentions and putting them into good practice in the fields of charity and development aid or development cooperation. Participants recognize this situation once both groups are brought together. Participants offer answers to the debrief questions and critically reflect upon the questions asked.
  • Asset icon Front page (age 14-15)Divide participants into four groups, so that each group includes one person from each delegation. (5 min.) Each group has the overall task to create the front page of a newspaper by selecting 5 pictures and writing headlines and short articles to go with the pictures.
  • Asset icon Looking back (age 12-19+)Participants can outline the meaning of the Declaration of Human Rights and can give examples to demonstrate that Human Rights as we know them today are the result of a process of years and years.
  • Asset icon Stand up for equal rights (age 11)Down to Earth Village- coming “Down to Earth” not only has to do with environment, sustainable living and development, but encompasses a humble “down to earth attitude” where no one is perfect, but can learn from each other. Care for others around the world, being kind, trustworthy, and genuine – this makes you down to earth. When human rights are being violated, you can stand up for them in a peaceful, non-violent way. You can create change. This activity incorporates education about ways human rights are
  • CISV Photo Story CISV Photo Story (age 14-15)Assign each group one of the CISV areas of educational peace content: Human Rights, Conflict and resolution, Diversity and Sustainable Development, and ask the group to make a photo story which is representative for their assigned area.
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