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Global Dialogue Training Course 2012 16/12 - 23/12 Hong Kong, China

Global Dialogue Training Course 2012 video (WMV, 12.89 MB)




DO YOU want to travel to Hong Kong to develop a long lasting work programme between Europe and China?


CAN YOU make a difference in creating a common understanding of sport and physical activity between Europe and China?


WILL YOU challenge yourself and those around you to increase awareness among local political decision makers and community leaders in Europe and China on the diversity of sport and physical activity cultures and their potential for positive exchanges and tolerance among the youth?



The Global Dialogue training would like to invite 30 young leaders China, Asia and Europe to participate in the Global Dialogue training.

-How will a Global Dialogue effectively communicate sport and physical activity to the next generation?
-Can sport act as a catalyst to bringing geographies together?
-Can you play an important role in developing sustainable partnerships?

The Global Dialogue training course is part of the Non-formal education through sport for Youth in China and Europe (NOYCE) The NOYCE project is a bottom-up exploratory effort, using the drive and enthusiasm of young people from European countries and China to establish sustainable links between the two geographies.



The project has the following objectives:


1) To use the method of non-formal education through sport and physical activity in a series of activities to boost intercultural understanding, cultural exchange and networking among young people from EU countries and China


2) To initiate a sustainable network of and communication platform for youth and sport organisations from China and EU countries


3) To increase the capacity of youth leaders and their organisations as well as key youth multipliers, all part of the project, to use education through sport and physical activity as a means to achieve international understanding and dialogue


4) To increase awareness among local political decision makers and community leaders in Europe and China on the diversity of sport and physical activity cultures and their potential for positive exchanges and respect among the youth



Participants will be selected among young applicants that comply with the following criteria:

-          Leaders representing youth and sport focused organisations/institutions in Europe, China and other Asian countries;

-          Hold a decision making role in their organisations;

-          Have a strong interest in creating new contacts and initiating new projects between Europe and China and are able to follow up the new initiatives that will be created

-          Aged 18 to 30 (a limited number of participants could be above 30, with the condition that they are working directly with and for youth)

-          Able to communicate in English, the official language of the training course


about the partner organisations:

International Sport and Culture Association (ISCA)

The International Sport and Culture Associationis an international non-governmental association open to youth, sport and culture organisations from all over the world. ISCA has 130 affiliated members in about 65 countries from all over the world, totalling some 40 million individual members. We strongly believe that everybody should have the opportunity to participate in international sports and cultural activities such as festivals, exchanges, seminars, tournaments and education programmes. We call it Sport and Culture for All. Please find more information on the ISCA


Gymnastikhøjskolen i Ollerup (The Academy of Physical Education in Ollerup)

Gymnastikhøjkoleni Ollerup is one of the oldest academies of physical education in Denmark working entirely with non-formal education. The school was founded in 1920 and is a boarding school with more than 220 students each year and 60 employees divided between administrative department, educational department and practical and kitchen department. The school is based in a local community outside of Svendborg on South-Funen. Each student is part of an environment based on social responsibilities, which brings along exceptional challenges and possibilities for personal development. Please find more information on the Academy`s website:

Hong Kong Gymnastics Association


Gymnastics Association of Hong Kong, China formally established April 1, 2003 and formerly known as the Hong Kong Amateur Gymnastics Association was organized in 1965 by a group of enthusiastic gymnastics and aims to promote Hong Kong's gymnastics development. The association is committed to promoting the development of the sport of Gymnastics. The association has shown continuous efforts to promote and develop the activities of the various types of gymnastics and at present, their gymnastics activities has become diversified, including artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, gymnastics and trampolining. Please find more information on the associations website:




with the support of the Youth in Action programme of the European Union




For more information, please contact

Sorin Buruiana – Project Coordinator –

Gary Grieve – Communication Manager –

ISCA office: +45 33 29 80 26