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The Symposium

The European Center for Open Innovation, Science and Culture in partnership with Absolute Value International Consulting Group Ltd,
under the auspices of the Hellenic National Commission for UNESCO,
is launching
the Annual World Cultural Heritage Youth Symposium
on the occasion of the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development.

 

The Symposium is a contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals promoting “Education 2030” focused on SDG 4.7 as well as SDG17:

 

“By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development

 

All the activities of the Symposium will take place in Ancient Olympia, Greece. The Symposium Center is the International Olympic Academy (http://www.grect.com/international-olympic-academy/presentation-and-facilities ).

 

The duration of the Symposium is 5 days, 19 – 23 April 2018.

PARTICIPANTS

In the Annual World Cultural Heritage Youth Symposium are welcome to participate
teachers and students older than 12 years old (Junior High School – Gymnasium) of

member schools of the UNESCO Associated School Project Network (ASPnet)

World schools and
member schools
of the I.B.O.

Universities

Educational or cultural organizations and associations from all around the world

The Aims

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to bring students from all over the world in contact with the ancient Greek culture and civilization

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to help them meet and understand different cultures

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to present their countries’ culture (the tangible and intangible heritage aspects), expose their ideas and turn cultural diversity into a power for peace, security and development for all

Activities

Performances

The Schedule

The official opening ceremony is on the 20th of April and the closing ceremony is on the 22nd of April 2018 according to the Schedule*:

19 April
Arrival Day
20 April 21 April 22 April 23 April
Departure Day
19 Avril
JOUR D'ARRIVÉE - ENREGISTREMENT
20 Avril 21 Avril 22 Avril 23 Avril
JOUR DE DÉPART
08.00
20th April
Breakfast
08.00
21st April
Breakfast
08.00
22nd April
Breakfast
08.00
23rd April
Breakfast
08.00
20 Avril
Petit-déjeuner
08.00
21 Avril
Petit-déjeuner
08.00
22 Avril
Petit-déjeuner
08.00
23 Avril
Petit-déjeuner
08.00
09.00
10.00
20th April
Opening Ceremony
10.00
21st April
Activities / Workshops / Presentations
10.00
20 Avril
Cérémonie d'ouverture
10.00
21 Avril
Activités / Ateliers / Présentations
10.00
11.00
22nd April
The Revival of the Olympic Games
11.00
22 Avril
La Renaissance des Jeux Olympiques
11.00
12.00
20th April
Activities / Workshops / Presentations
12.00
20 Avril
Activités / Ateliers / Présentations
12.00
13.00
21st April
The Resolution
13.00
21 Avril
La Déclaration de la Jeunesse d'Olympie
13.00
14.00
19th April
Lunch
14.00
22nd April
Lunch
14.00
19 Avril
Déjeuner
14.00
22 Avril
Déjeuner
14.00
15.00
20th April
Lunch
15.00
21st April
Lunch
15.00
20 Avril
Déjeuner
15.00
21 Avril
Déjeuner
15.00
16.00
17.00
20th April
Activities / Workshops / Presentations
17.00
21st April
Ancient Theatre
17.30
22nd April
The closing ceremony - A celebration of the greek cultural heritage
17.00
20 Avril
Activités / Ateliers / Présentations
17.00
21 Avril
Théâtre Antique
17.30
22 Avril
La Cérémonie de Clôture
17.00
18.00
19.00
20.00
19th April
Dinner
20.00
20th April
Dinner
20.00
21st April
Dinner
20.00
22nd April
Dinner
20.00
19 Avril
Dîner
20.00
20 Avril
Dîner
20.00
21 Avril
Dîner
20.00
22 Avril
Dîner
20.00
21.00

19 April
Arrival Day

  • 19th April Lunch
    14.00 - 16.00
  • 19th April Dinner
    20.00 - 22.00

20 April

  • 20th April Breakfast
    08.00 - 09.30
  • 20th April Opening Ceremony
    10.00 - 11.30
  • 20th April Activities / Workshops / Presentations
    12.00 - 13.30
  • 20th April Lunch
    15.00 - 16.00
  • 20th April Activities / Workshops / Presentations
    17.00 - 20.00
  • 20th April Dinner
    20.00 - 21.30

21 April

  • 21st April Breakfast
    08.00 - 09.30
  • 21st April Activities / Workshops / Presentations
    10.00 - 12.00
  • 21st April The Resolution
    13.00 - 15.00
  • 21st April Lunch
    15.00 - 17.00
  • 21st April Ancient Theatre
    17.30 - 20.00
  • 21st April Dinner
    20.00 - 21.30

22 April

  • 22nd April Breakfast
    08.00 - 09.30
  • 22nd April The Revival of the Olympic Games
    11.00 - 12.00
  • 22nd April Lunch
    14.00 - 15.00
  • 22nd April The closing ceremony - A celebration of the greek cultural heritage
    17.00 - 20.00
  • 22nd April Dinner
    20.00 - 21.30

23 April
Departure Day

  • 23rd April Breakfast
    08.00 - 09.30

19 Avril
JOUR D'ARRIVÉE - ENREGISTREMENT

  • 19 Avril Déjeuner
    14.00 - 16.00
  • 19 Avril Dîner
    20.00 - 22.00

20 Avril

  • 20 Avril Petit-déjeuner
    08.00 - 09.30
  • 20 Avril Cérémonie d'ouverture
    10.00 - 11.30
  • 20 Avril Activités / Ateliers / Présentations
    12.00 - 13.30
  • 20 Avril Déjeuner
    15.00 - 16.00
  • 20 Avril Activités / Ateliers / Présentations
    17.00 - 20.00
  • 20 Avril Dîner
    20.00 - 21.30

21 Avril

  • 21 Avril Petit-déjeuner
    08.00 - 09.30
  • 21 Avril Activités / Ateliers / Présentations
    10.00 - 00.00
  • 21 Avril La Déclaration de la Jeunesse d'Olympie
    13.00 - 15.00
  • 21 Avril Déjeuner
    15.00 - 17.00
  • 21 Avril Théâtre Antique
    17.30 - 20.00
  • 21 Avril Dîner
    20.00 - 21.30

22 Avril

  • 22 Avril Petit-déjeuner
    08.00 - 09.30
  • 22 Avril La Renaissance des Jeux Olympiques
    11.00 - 12.00
  • 22 Avril Déjeuner
    14.00 - 15.00
  • 22 Avril La Cérémonie de Clôture
    17.00 - 20.00
  • 22 Avril Dîner
    20.00 - 21.30

23 Avril
JOUR DE DÉPART

  • 23 Avril Petit-déjeuner
    08.00 - 09.30
No events available!

*The Symposium Program with exact details regarding the time and the activities scheduled for each group will be released after the finalization of the participations.

Meet the Speakers

Panagiotis
Tsolias
PRESENTER

Director of Communication at ERT S.A.
HELLENIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION

Vasilis
Papalyberis
Organizer

Member of the Board of the European Center for Open Innovation, Science and Culture

Aikaterini
Tzitzikosta
UNESCO HELLAS

President of the Hellenic National Commission for UNESCO

DIMITRIOS
FATOUROS
UNRIC

Desk Officer, Greece & Cyprus

Vera
Dilari
ASPnet HELLAS

National ASPnet Coordinator – Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs

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The participation forms must be completed and sent until the 15th of February. However, since the number of participants is limited, should the participants have reached the number of 300 earlier than the 15th of February, no further applications will be accepted.

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