• The European Wergeland Centre

    Circles on Water

    How to counteract asocial behaviour in a school district with more than 4000 pupils? In Kamensky the project Circles on Water tried to find solutions by applying the principles of education for democratic citizenship and human rights.

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  • The European Wergeland Centre

    Utøya Training on Counter and Alternative Narratives to hate Speech

    Youth workers, youth leaders and educators are invited to apply for a training course on Counter and Alternative Narratives to hate Speech at Utøya in Norway, 16-20 October 2017.

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«Educating for Democracy and Human Rights»

Where we work

EWC activities and services are free and open for all 47 member states of the Council of Europe.

For an overview of current projects, click on the symbols in the map.


Thorbjørn Jagland expressed support for EWC

Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Mr. Thorbjørn Jagland,expressed strong support for the work of the European Wergeland Centre in implementing Council of Europe policies to practice in nearly 30 member states during a visit to the center last week.

31/ Aug/ 2017

Developing Social Skills through Teambuilding

They were very good and talented students, but the class atmosphere was not cooperative. A Regional Summer Academy team from Súkromná základná škola in Senec, Slovakia, aimed to improve the situation by making the 5th graders work in smaller teams and build a better team spirit.

29/ Aug/ 2017

Teaching Controversial Issues translated into Norwegian

“Living with Controversy - Teaching Controversial Issues Through Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights (EDC/HRE)” is now available in a Norwegian translation.

23/ Aug/ 2017


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