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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Problems in my Country Problems in my Country (age 14-15)In this activity the participants will 1) reflect on the situation in their own country, 2) gain knowledge on situations in other countries, and 3) reflect on how situations in other countries can be solved.
  • Seeking Asylum in another World Seeking Asylum in Another World (age 14-15)In this simulation game participants learn about asylum seekers and the difficulties they face.
  • Diary Diary (age 14-15)At the beginning of the camp ask all participants to keep a diary of the events that occur during camp. They should record their feelings and thoughts about activities, events, people and incidents-good or bad.
  • Human Rights Pictures Human Rights Pictures (age 14-15)In groups participants are asked to analyse and discuss pictures about human rights (violations).
  • Dramas of Difference Dramas of Difference (age14-15)In this activity participants learn about cultural differences, finding solutions to conflicts and seeing life in someone else's eyes.
  • The Chocolate Challenge Chocolate Activity (age 14-15)Teams will cycle round stations; each station will represent a stage in the chocolate production and distribution process. At each station they will have to complete an activity to gain points for their team, after every team has completed all stations there will be a team with the most points who will be declared the winners.
  • Millennium Development Goals Barometer Millennium Development Goals Barometer (age 14-15)Leaders are to ask the participants what they can remember about the Millennium Development Goals. Then they are asked which ones do they think would be showing more progress than others - followed by a personal reflection and a group work activity.
  • Millennium Development Goals Millennium Development Goals (age 14-15)Participants are asked what they know about the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). After a quick discussion of this, leaders will give participants handouts with information about the MDGs on it. After they have had time to have a look at the handout, leaders are to ask the participants which goals immediately stand out to them as the most important or relevant ones. A discussion about this follows.
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