Exchange trips "United in diversity: overcoming stereotypes and conflicts, establishing dialogue between young people of the East, South and West of Ukraine".

28-30.05.2015, Ivano-Frankivsk

Main topics and activities:

  • Round table "Youth in authorities: perspectives and reality" (took place at the Conference Room of Ivano-Frankivsk Executive Committee).
  • Press briefing with Administrator of the Ivano-Frankivsk City Executive Committee and Chairman of the Public Council of the State Administration of Ivano-Frankivsk region.
  • Workshop "Peculiarities of local governments' functioning. How are decisions made by city councils (at the example of Ivano-Frankivsk City Council).
  • Mini-lecture "The role of stereotypes in our daily life". Test "Who am I?" and defining stereotypes of participants by analyzing their tests.
  • Mini-lecture "Varieties of stereotypes".
  • Mini-lecture "The concept of four levels of spiritual development as a mechanism of self-awareness."
  • "Different people - different stereotypes and spiritual level of self-development" - coach discussion with participants.
  • The game "Printing press".
  • Mini-lecture on self-criticism, role in human life and reflection.
  • Excursion to the Center for providing administrative services.
  • Museum excursion and mini-lecture on the regional history.
  • Test "My vision of Western Ukraine – now and before". Analysis of the test. Discussion, questions and answers.
  • Session "Rumors and myths about Western Ukraine".
  • Mini-lecture on the preconditions for the emergence of social movement in the Carpathian region and the reflection "What are the social movements of the last century I know?"
  • Reflection session.


Ukrainian language