INFO PACK


HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION VS CYBER-HATE INFO-PACK

 Dear participants and future friends, here you can find practical information about the training course Human Rights Education versus Cyber-hate that will take place in Larnaca, Cyprus from 2- 8 December 2018.

On the last day, 8th of December, we will finish at lunchtime.

ARRIVAL DAY- Saturday 1 December- DEPARTURE DAY- Sunday 9 December

PARTICIPATION FEE

The participation fee is 30 euros, and you have to pay it in cash on the first day of the training during your registration. There is no participation fee for the members of SEAL CYPRUS.

RESPONSIBLE PARTICIPATION

To have a responsible and participative atmosphere, we are expecting from you to give the maximum of yourselves to participate as much as possible and in the best way.

INSURANCE

Travel and accident insurance is a responsibility of the participants. You are advised to buy regular travel and accident insurance during your travel and your whole stay in Cyprus. Please do not forget to arrange your travel insurance including the responsibility insurance (in case of causing third-party damage). Health insurance is not provided by the organizers; the citizens of the European Union are entitled to the European Health Card. All the participants are strongly advised to bring with them the European Health Card.

THE LOCATION

The venue of the training course is Hotel Flamingo in Larnaca, in McKenzy area, very close to the airport of Larnaca. MacKenzy is a beach full of nightclubs, café and restaurants.

You can see pictures of the hotel here

For more information about the city of Larnaca press here

THE HOTEL

Hotel Flamingo

DINNER & LUNCH ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE FIRST & LAST DAY

Dinner will be offered on Saturday 1 December.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The dinner time is 19:00- 21:30. If you arrive later, you will not find anything to eat either in the hotel or nearby. Please take this into consideration. You may want to buy a snack at the airport or bring something with you.

On Sunday 9 December we will offer only breakfast since 12:00 pm is check-out time for everyone.

ROOMS

The rooms are hotel apartments, fully stocked with everything you may need. Towels are changed every 2 days, bed sheets every 3 days. The kitchen is equipped with a fridge. In your room, you can find a small hair-dryer. The rooms are very close to the seminar room (where the training will take place); you just use the elevator. You will most probably share your apartment with participants from other countries. You will not be allowed to change rooms after your arrival. If for some personal reason you want to share with a specific participant, you have to let us know as soon as possible.

INTERNET ACCESS

There is WI-FI in all areas of the hotel as well as in the rooms.

TRAVEL INFORMATION

TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENT

To help us reimburse you (pay you back) for your travel expenses, you are kindly requested to bring with you:

  • Original tickets (bus, train, flight) and receipts/ invoices where the price is noted.
  • Original boarding passes. Please give us the boarding pass either in hard copy or in printed .pdf.

WE WILL NOT ACCEPT PRINT SCREENS FROM MOBILE PHONES.

You will be asked to fill an Excel form to record all your expenses. We will send it to you with instructions.

Only participants who will attend fully to the training will be paid back. The payment will be made via bank transfer once we have the originals of all the transportation papers including the ones from the return trip.

The travel budget per person and per country:

Armenia, Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Moldova, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia= 275 euros.

Denmark, Estonia= 360 euros.

FROM THE LARNACA AIRPORT TO THE HOTEL

Larnaca airport is only 2,5 Km from the hotel.

From Larnaca airport, the most convenient way to go to the hotel is with bus number 425 http://www.cyprusbybus.com/RouteDetails.aspx?id=106  that stops outside the Flamingo hotel in McKenzy. Remember to ask- Larnaca is a small place, everyone knows the hotel and the bus drivers are very friendly.

The taxi cost is generally not covered, but if you arrive/ depart in the middle of the night, we will cover the cost. The cost is 15 euro for max 4 persons (the price is the same for daytime and nighttime). Please confirm the price with the driver before you get in the taxi.

One website with fixed prices is http://www.mycypruscab.com/price-list

PARTNERS

  1. SEAL CYRPUS,Cyprus,
  2. R.Y.O. Human Rights Youth Organization, Italy
  3. D.E.L. – ASSOCIATION FOR DEVELOPMENT, EDUCATION AND LABOUR, Slovakia
  4. Seiklejate Vennaskond, Estonia
  5. SDRUZHENIE WALK TOGETHER, Bulgaria
  6. Asociatia GEYC, Romania
  7. DRPDNM- Drustvo za razvijanje prostovoljnega dela Novo Mesto), Slovenia
  8. Praxis, Greece
  9. INSTITUTUL DE INSTRUIRE IN DEZVOLTARE MILLENIUM, Moldova
  10. Otherness project, Denmark
  11. Future in Our Hands, Armenia

MORE PRACTICAL INFO

MONEY

The currency in Cyprus is Euro. Please BRING EUROS because it will be impossible to exchange your currency in Cyprus. All cost will be covered regarding training, hotel and food for the days of the training. You will need to cover expenses for personal needs, drinks and coffees, etc. If you are coming earlier or leaving later, you will have to pay for your food and accommodation.

ELECTRICITY- PLUGS

Electricity in Cyprus is the same as the UK – 240 volts, with a 3-pin electrical plug socket. We will provide you with electrical adaptors to charge your computers in the seminar room. If you happen to own an adaptor, then bring it with you.

 

 

 WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU

A laptop! In case you do not own a laptop, you should check with the other participants from your country and make sure you will bring at least one laptop in the training course.

We will try to hold some of our activities outdoors, so bring comfortable clothes and shoes.

Bring some smart- casual clothes and shoes because we will have official visits during the training course.

Do not forget your swimming suit and equipment if you are brave enough to try the sea (the pool will be closed for winter). Keep in mind that the hotel is on the beach. You have to bring your beach towel. Bring also:

For the International Buffet:

Food and drinks representing your country for 30 people. There is a refrigerator in your room.

To present your organisation:

Information material about your country, your organisation, and your culture. Video or presentation of your organisation and your country. It will be great if you could bring posters, brochures, promotional material.

 ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS

Our organisation is very concerned about the environment. Please bring your personal glass or travel mug or cup or thermos so as create as less plastic cups garbage as possible.

 

 

MEDICATION

Don’t forget to take with you any medication you might need during your stay.

REPORTING & VISIBILITY

Erasmus+ requires activities for the dissemination (this means promotion and visibility) of the project. As you understand, you are going to have an important role in the publicity of the project in the media and social media.

You will be asked to translate a short description of the project in your native language which your organisations will use to promote the project. This way, more people will benefit from your experience.

During the activity, we will take photos and video to be published in the media of the partners such as websites, social media or other visibility and promotion material. If you do not wish to be part of these publications, you have to contact the organisers.

WE ARE ONLINE

We have created a Facebook Group where the selected participants will communicate with one another as well as with the trainers and the organizer. Drop a line to introduce yourself!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/hrevscyberhate/

We are going to use the FB to communicate, so make sure, you have turned all notifications on following the example:

The webpage where we are presenting the training is

http://www.sealcyprus.org/projects/human-rights-education-versus-cyber-hate

Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/sealngocy

To mention our organisation on Facebook, please type the mention @sealngocy

The hashtag of the project on Twitter is #HREvsCyberhateEU

Please use it for all your tweets about the project.

USEFUL LINKS & MENTIONS FOR VISIBILITY

We have listed the partners Facebook Pages and their mentions to make it easier for you to refer to your experience and to the partners who hve provided you with this training opportunity.

PARTNER FACEBOOK PAGE MENTION
SEAL CYRPUS,Cyprus, www.facebook.com/sealngocy

 

@sealngocy
H.R.Y.O. Human Rights Youth Organization, Italy https://www.facebook.com/asshryo/
A.D.E.L. – ASSOCIATION FOR DEVELOPMENT, EDUCATION AND LABOUR, Slovakia https://www.facebook.com/ADELSlovakia/ @ADELSlovakia

 

Seiklejate Vennaskond, Estonia https://www.facebook.com/Seiklejad.Org @Seiklejad.Org

 

SDRUZHENIE WALK TOGETHER, Bulgaria https://www.facebook.com/associationwalktogether @associationwalktogether

 

Asociatia GEYC, Romania https://www.facebook.com/GEYCRomania @GEYCRomania

 

DRPDNM- Drustvo za razvijanje prostovoljnega dela Novo Mesto), Slovenia https://www.facebook.com/DRPDNM @DRPDNM

 

Praxis, Greece https://www.facebook.com/PraxisSerresGreece @PraxisSerresGreece

 

INSTITUTUL DE INSTRUIRE IN DEZVOLTARE MILLENIUM, Moldova https://www.facebook.com/millenium.md @millenium.md
Otherness project, Denmark https://www.facebook.com/othernessproject/

 

@othernessproject
Future in Our Hands, Armenia

 

https://www.facebook.com/fiohngoarmenia @fiohngoarmenia

IS THERE SOMETHING WE SHOULD KNOW?

If you have any special need or special request, please let us know in advance.

We look forward to meeting you.

SEE YOU SOON IN CYPRUS!