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Dumitriţa's journey as a Lumos Young Advocate


Dumitriţa is an 18-year-old Lumos Self Advocate from the Republic of Moldova. She has a passion for listening to music, likes computers and technology, and ...

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Community and Youth Capacity Building Program


Website and 4 page document describing the Community and Youth Capacity Building Programme run by UNESCO/ Penn State college. The programme aims to: 1. To ...

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Youth as Researchers - Training manual


UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway (2015) Youth as researchers training manual. The manual provides a step by-step guide to ...

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Youth as Researchers - Workbook


UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland,Galway (2015) Youth as researchers workbook to accompany the Youth as Researches training manual. Link to ...

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The Foróige Leadership for Life Program


A website describing the Foróige Leadership for Life programme which enables young people to develop the skills and qualities necessary to be good leaders, as ...

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The Foróige Youth Citizenship Program


A website describing the Foróige Youth Citizenship Program, a youth development programme that empowers young people to use their talents and initiative to make a ...

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Youth As Active Communicators


A website describing the Youth as Active Communicators programme. This programme is designed to complement a programme on building the capacity of youth in researching ...

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UNESCO Chairs White Paper on Youth Extremism


The website provides details of a link to the UNESCO Chairs White Paper on Youth Extremism. This paper highlights the importance of young people's civil ...

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Lumos self-advocates attend the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum 2015


Short film (5 minutes) showing Lumos supported self-advocates ( young care leavers (including those with disabilities)) at the UNESCO Youth Forum 2015. Young people share ...

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Lumos’ Bulgarian Self-Advocates - Let’s Talk Lumos TV


Short film (8 minutes) where Lumos supported self-advocates (children in care/ care leavers (including those with disabilities)) in Bulgaria share their demands for policy change ...

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Vendy & Verca at UNESCO Youth Forum 2015


Foster sisters Vendy and Verca attended the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum in October 2015. Watch here as they discuss inclusion and how they feel about ...

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#MyFreedomDay: Czech Republic


A 2 minute video in which the team in the Czech Republic describe what freedom means to them for #MyFreedomDay.

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#MyFreedomDay - What does freedom mean to Alina?


A 40 second video in which Lumos supported self-advocate Alina from Moldova describes what freedom means to her - in particular in reference to the ...

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#MyFreedomDay: Bulgaria


A 1 minute video in which Lumos supported self-advocates from Bulgaria describe what freedom means to them.

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Inclusive Education in Moldova


A 5 minute video with 2 children with disabilities from Moldova explaining the nature and value of inclusive education through a series of interviews with ...

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Lumos 'Turning Words into Action'


A 2 minute cartoon showing children with intellectual disabilities trying to get their voices heard around deinstitutionalisation in Bulgaria.

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In our Lifetime - the story of Moldova's children


A 5 minute film created by members of a Lumos child participation group in Moldova. The film shows children's experiences in institutional care and their ...

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Czech Republic - Working with Children and Young People


A 2.5 minute film of a series of short animations made by young people after they had visited an institution for children with disabilities in ...

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Voices Against Institutions


A 4 minute film using children's drawings and words to describe the harm caused by institutional care.

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Our Interests and Our Freedom to Enjoy Them


A 3.5 minute animation made by two children from the Czech Republic - one in an institution and one in family. The film was made ...

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