A regional advocacy workshop on Global Citizenship Education for 30 youth leaders from Eastern Europe was held in Chisinau, from 3 to 6 May 2016.

The United Nations Secretary-General’s Global Education First Initiative, New York (GEFI) in partnership with “Educate a Child” Programme, Y-PEER Moldova, UNFPA Moldova and Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Moldova organized an international advocacy workshop for 30 youth leaders from 21 countries in Eastern Europe.

During the workshop, 30 young people, ages of 18 and 24 years have learned how to initiate an advocacy campaign for global citizenship education and to promote sustainable development goals (SDGs), with support from international trainers. The participants have learned how to use social media (Facebook, Tweeter, Webstory, video blogs, etc) in order to promote advocacy messages and initiate education campaigns.