EGL Study Visit in Western Georgia

Study Visit

11-15 July 2023 | Western Georgia, Georgia

This study visit aims at exploring local youth work in Western Georgia (Zestaphoni, Chokhatauri, Zugdidi municipalities) with a focus on sharing the best practices and enhancing the knowledge about Europe Goes Local, Erasmus+, ESC opportunities.

This study visit will gather municipality representatives, the participants of EGL mentoring programme from EECA region and youth workers. It will allow them to explore local youth work in Georgia, have the space for the discussion in order to develop the quality of the local youth work in their countries and their regions

The participants will be introduced to the work of municipalities and exchange practices and experiences on how they are working with youth on a local level. Participants will also visit youth and cultural centres and meet local youth workers and municipality representatives. 

Preliminary programme:  

Tuesday, 11th July

  • Arrivals
  • Integration activities

 Wednesday, 12th July

  • Meeting the Zugdidi EGL partners: city hall, library, cultural centre
  • Presentations of participants’ municipalities, contact-making, interests matching
  • Presentation of support measures (Erasmus+ Youth, European Solidarity Corps, Europe Goes Local programme, etc.), questions and answers

 Thursday, 13th July

  • Quality in municipal youth work development 
  • Sharing of best-practics and experiences

  Friday, 14th July

  • Visits in Zestafoni Municipality
  • Visits  in Chokhatauri Municipality

 Saturday, 15th July

  • Study visits reflection and final evaluation
  • Departures for non-mentoring participants
  • Mid-term evaluation and reflections of EGL mentoring participants concerning their year-long 2023 programme

The following programme is for the EGL mentoring programme participants only 

 Sunday, 16th July

  • Future steps in the mentoring programme development 
  • Departure of EGL mentoring participants 

The programme is preliminary, more detailed and updated programme will be sent directly to the chosen participants.

More information at: SALTO