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The winners of the Innovation Competition are training in Bulgaria

The winners of the Innovation Competition are training in Bulgaria

The winners of the  Innovation Competition are the groups led by Amaya Pou (Girona), Victor Aguila (Girona) and Laia Meseguer (Barcelona), the three young people in Bulgaria being trained to develop the projects chosen in the competition that Mundus launched last December.

The Innovation Competition is part of a project called LACE for SDG (Learning, Acting, Creating and Education for the Sustainable Development Goals), of which Bulgaria, Italy, France, Nepal, Thailand, India and Spain are part. The competition was launched by Mundus on December 22 looking for young people wanting to change the world. The challenge was to present a project to be carried out at the local level, promoting one of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Mundus received 12 applications between the province of Girona and Barcelona, ​​of which three have won. A representative from each group has traveled to Pazardjik (Bulgaria) to participate in the Erasmus + LACE for SDG international training course. Amaya, Victor and Laia will have the opportunity to exchange their ideas with the selected participants from the other countries, present their project and design an implementation strategy for when they are back to Barcelona and Girona can successfully complete their project.

Selected projects (provisional titles)

1) Brand ME (Laia Meseguer)

This is a workshop to work on the objective of QUALITY EDUCATION where local young people from Santa Coloma de Gramanet will be helped to work on their personal identity so that they know each other better, accept and value themselves, thus understanding their strengths and those that should improve. This will serve to give them guidance on how to face their personal and professional future.

2) The first STEP to action - Solutions to Empower People (Amaya Pou) + Ecological cultivation of aromatic and medicinal plants in agroforestry systems of the
Province of Girona (Victor Aguila)

In a union of forces of two of the Girona groups, it has won a project that will consist of a training workshop plus a stage of aromatic plant cultivation with the objective of raising awareness among the local population of the importance of caring for the forest environment of the region, in addition to taking advantage of the resources generated by nature in a responsible and sustainable way. The project wants to promote the objectives of LIFE OF TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS and SUSTAINABLE CITIES.

Innovation Competition | Lace for SDG | Training Course | Curso de Formación | Erasmus+ |