Take Five for Europe - Willkommen in MV

Youngsters and young refugees in MV in the joint work at 17.10. in Wismar.
Youngsters and young refugees in MV in the joint work at 17.10. in Wismar.

Structured dialogue of youngsters and young refugees in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern with the local and regional policy and administration

In the sixth, this year regionwide in MV, youth conference the episode, called 'Take Five for Europe - Welcome to Mecklenburg-Vorpommern' worked from 16 to 19 October at the Hanseatic town Wismar 27 young people together. Among them were nine young refugees from Groß Lüsewitz, Tessin and Wismar and six young media supporter of the Filmbüro MV, which were us as the venue, accommodation and partner. Thanks a lot for this!

Topics of the conference were information exchange and encouraging the culture of welcome, arrival and integration of young refugees in MV. The young participants researched at twelve different locations, with initiatives, charities and refugee centers in Wismar, Rostock, Schwerin Bad Doberan, Groß Lüsewitz, Beckerwitz and Güstrow, summarized their excursion results in text form together, supported by produced during the excursions even video sequences and discussed their findings , experiences and demands with the local and regional policy and administration in the so-called Structured Dialogue on Monday morning at the Wismar armory.

The aim of the project was it, along with German and refugee youngsters to explore how good or less good integration of young refugees is currently possible and what can help young people in particular in MV now. Their demands, proposals and appointments are documented in this section of the youth server MV. We supplement the information with the soon taken up by the youngsters video and information in English.


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The young participants researched to twelve different places at initiatives, charities and refugee centers in Wismar, Rostock, Schwerin, Bad Doberan, Groß Lüsewitz, Beckerwitz and Güstrow, summarized their excursion results in text form together, before they discussed their insights, experiences receivables with local and regional policy and administration in so-called Structured Dialogue on Monday morning in Wismar armory.

Demands
Proposals
Experiences
  • Youth Cooperation: spend time together with each other, exchange ideas and learn from each other
  • support for self-organization, initiation of joint projects and common protect of those
  • youth exchange to make as real experience
  • assistance in overcoming bureaucratic hurdle
  • strength the self-confidence of young refugees
  • protecting, preserving and multiplying of intercultural projects
  • needs more youth cooperation take place
  • permit more activities in refugee centers (open homes)
  • get to know the lives of others better


Evaluation of daily insights and experiences
Evaluation of daily insights and experiences
  • Peer-to-Peer projects for individuals, for young people in groups in various expressions – eg. Sports, food, languages, media, art, commitment, ...
  • Uncomplicated finance for youth cooperation projects
  • Tandem sponsorship - language learning partnerships, teaching mutually a language
  • Celebrate intercultural holidays (celebrating, getting to know, showing)
  • Open offers for refugees making accessible (sport, media, creativity a.s.o.)
  • House of intercultural meetings
  • Offering of the Voluntary Social Year for refugee work
  • Days exchange - live my life for one day


  • It was easier to get in touch with the refugees as supposed.
  • The openness of refugees makes you want more joint activities.