Erasmus+ MESAP Transnational meeting, London, UK

On 29th and 30th July 2016, Asfar hosted Erasmus+ MESAP partners in the UK. The transnational, the second of the project, primarily focused on year 1 delivery, programme progression and more importantly, final preparations for the MESAP Youth Exchange: Digitalising Enterprise, due to take place in September 2016. A full update of the transnational and … Continued

Erasmus+ MESAP – Bulgaria

MESAP partners’ Asfar, Cukurova Universite and NAMCB have been out rolling its domestic training on Enterprise and Social Action within their own communities between June and August.   NAMCB completed training in June. In order to understand how this training was approached NAMCB provided a brief update on what occurred during the activity:   What … Continued

Bulgaria & Free Enterprise & Social Action training

In July and August, Asfar will deliver free Enterprise and Social Action training for young peopled aged 16 to 24, as part of our strategic partnership Erasmus+ MESAP project. If you are based in London and Not in Employment, Education or Training and would like gain training in how to develop your own Business idea or Social … Continued

Asfar’s Erasmus+ programmes to continue as normal

Following a large number of emails/Facebook messages/Texts etc. I can confirm that the Brexit Referendum does not affect any of Asfar’s current EU funded programmes i.e. Erasmus+ Youth Exchanges. So, if you are signed up to participate in an Erasmus+ programme over the summer months, I can assure you that these activities will still take … Continued

June 2016 e-Journal – now online

Check out the latest edition of Asfar’s e-Journal, our youth-led publication, promoting the Middle East outside of politics and conflict, with particular focus on culture and youth. This edition includes Asfar’s Erasmus+ Europe, Gallipoli and the Arab Revolt film from the London leg of the youth exchange. The read the e-Journal click here

Kufi Exhibition – Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum

5th March-10th May 2016   The Kufi Exhibition held at the Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum, 5th March to 10th May 2016, included a wide range of Arabic, Maghribi and Osmanlica (Ottoman Turkish) Kufi Qu’ranic manuscripts and examples of calligraphy with a particular focus on the how Andalusian Islamic culture influence the wider Islamic world. … Continued

Erasmus+ Evropa2Evraziis: London Youth Exchange photos now online!

Check out Evropa2Evraziis London Youth Exchange photo here! The Erasmus+ youth exchange involved 4 groups of young people from Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan and the UK in London between 12th April to 18th April 2016. A full update and film will appear here shortly. Contact for more information.  

2016 Travel dates and locations

See below a list of all confirmed travel dates, so far for 2016. Further activities may be arranged throughout the year.   Erasmus+ Europe, Gallipoli and the Arab Revolt London, UK: 14th February 2016 to 19th February 2016 Tetovo, Macedonia: 29th May 2016 to 4th June 2016 Ankara, Turkey: 20th July 2016 to 26th July 2016 … Continued

Erasmus+ Europe, Gallipoli and the Arab Revolt in London – photos

Between 14th Feb to 19th Feb, Asfar was host to a group of young people from 4 different countries as part of the Erasmus+ Europe, Gallipoli and the Arab Revolt programme. From a London Scavenger Hunt, visits and workshops at Europe House and the Imperial War Museum, Film-making skills training, youth-led Micro-teach activities, Human Rights roles plays … Continued

Sport 4 Change

Asfar is currently recruiting UK participants to get involved in our Sport for Development youth exchange: Erasmus+ S4C. The first youth exchange is due to take place in June 2016. If you would like to express an interest, please complete our application form on our Apply Now page –  

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