ENVIRONMENTAL LITERACY NETWORKING PROJECT
The “Environmental Literacy Networking Project” is a project implemented by Yuva Association (Turkey) and Kyoto Club (Italy) within the European Union Civil Society Facility and Media – Support to Civil Society Networks and Platforms in Turkey.
The objective of the project is to establish a network with the participation of civil society organizations from Turkey (primarily from Ankara, Balikesir, Canakkale, Gaziantep, Hatay, Istanbul, Izmir ve Mersin) and the EU (primarily from Italy and Belgium) in order to strengthen cooperation in the field of environmental education, exchange information, experience and resources, contribute to awareness raising through trainings and carry out advocacy activities in the field of environmental literacy. The project has started on the 1st of January 2020 and has a duration of three years.
The Support to Civil Society Networks and Platforms Program aims to empower active citizenship and strengthen civil society by contributing to the development of a vibrant civil society by encouraging more active democratic participation in policy and decision-making processes and by promoting a culture of fundamental rights and dialogue. It is financed by the European Union under the Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance II (IPA II).
SPECIFIC OBJECTIVE AND ACTIVITY CLUSTERS OF THE PROJECT
The specific objective of the project is to bring CSOs from Turkey and EU together around the shared concern of protecting the environment and combating climate change. These actors will come together under this network in order to exchange knowledge, experience and/or resources for shared learning in the field of environment and climate change and conduct, disseminate and advocate sustainability and ecological literacy (SEL) and climate change literacy (CCL) education programmes for citizens in general and public bodies in particular.
Three activity clusters serve the achievement of the abovementioned specific objective:
GLOBAL LITERACY NETWORK
The “Global Literacy Network” (KOZA) will be established within the framework of the project. Implemented activities within the scope of this network will be in line with the following goals:
This project is funded by the European Union. Its content is under the sole responsibility of Yuva Association and does not necessarily reflect the views of the European Union.