International projects at Common Ground

The following IFM-SEI and Woodcraft Folk projects will bring even more international participation and programme to the camp!

Our ESC volunteers are funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union and the European Commission- DG Justice, Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme.

ESC Common Ground team volunteers
28 international volunteers will come to the UK for a month to help with Common Ground programme, building camp and take-downEsplac (Catalonia), Nuoret Kotkat (Finland), SJD Die Falken (Germany), Pionyr (Czech Republic), Kinderfreunde/ Rote Falken (Austria), Georgian Falcons and potentially another IFM-SEI European member organisation
ESC Common Ground volunteer 2022The Common Ground board and staff are supported by a full-time European volunteer Oct 2021 – Oct 2022Roes Cooperativa in Greece
ESC Youth Communications VolunteerA full-time volunteer supports Common Ground comms activity in 2022Volunteer from France selected, awaiting UK visa and due to start soon
Journey of Youth Leadership (JYL)
This is a two-year project, aiming to strengthen youth leadership and improve transparency and internal democracy in IFM-SEI organisationsManque Chile, MILAVF (Nicaragua), Action Enfance Senegal, Pionniers du Mali,  Antar Bharati (India), Woodcraft Folk (UK), Nuoret Kotkat (Finland), Faucons Rouges (Belgium),  Fenix (Czechia), Kinderfreunde (Austria), and Esplac (Catalonia)
Kids Got RightsA two-year project aimed at empowering children (focusing on 8- 13 year olds) through self-organisation and claiming their own rightsKinderfreunde (Austria), Nuoret Kotkat (Finland), Esplac (Catalonia), Slovenian Falcons, DUI-LEG og VIRKE (Denmark),  Arciragazzi (Italy), Woodcraft Folk (UK)
A three year project to address the youth needs during and post Covid-19 pandemic, addressing digitalisation, non formal education, and International solidarityKinderfreunde (Austria), Slovenian Falcons, DUI-LEG og VIRKE (Denmark), Woodcraft Folk, Patsime, IYU, Framfylkingen, Los Cachorros (Peru)
PeaceCommunicatorsA project funded by the European Youth Foundation of the Council of Europe. PeaceCommunicators aims to support young people to develop skills, attitudes, values and knowledge needed for nonviolent conflict resolution and pursuit of peace.20 people from CoE member states + 5 people from outside CoE member states