Civics students from Shida Kartli region visited Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR). Head of the institute hosted the students and provided information about the projects, implemented by IWPR and their results in conflict resolution.
Civics students of Ruisi public school # 3 implemented a classroom project “Healthy Life Style”. At first they conducted a research among the school students how they liked school canteen and food offered there. Students interviewed 50 students aged between 10-16 years. The most of the interviewed students said that didn’t like sweets, beverage with soda and chips offered in the canteen and that they would like to be offered healthy food at the canteen.
Saadman Bin Abdullah from Bangladesh participated in the Global New Media Lab (GNML) program while a YES exchange student in the United States in 2014/2015. GNMLis a joint initiative between the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and PH International. In December, he organized a community project related to his social media for social change campaign "Bring Water, bring Life" created during GNML. Read more here: http://yesprograms.org/impact/story/bring-water-bring-life
In December, 2015 MT program hosted end-of the semester events in Adjara, Samtskhe-Javakheti, Racha-Lechkhumi and Zemo Svaneti regions. The events featured presentations of successful initiatives by civics students and teachers. Students, teachers, school administration officials and local government representatives took part in the events and learned more about the concrete results of civics education activities of youth.