We, the representatives of organizations and experts working in the field of civic education in the countries of the Eastern Partnership and Russia,
by recognizing the key role of civic education in promoting the ideas of democracy, peace and sustainable development in our region,
- taking into account as a basis such international documents as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the European Convention on Human Rights, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights,
- according to the Council of Europe Charter on the Promotion of Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights Education
see our mission as contributing to the sustainable development of civil society in the Eastern Partnership region and Russia through expanding the sphere of civic education and strengthening the potential of organizations and experts working in this field, and uniting our efforts for joint activities in the following areas:
- Strengthening the capacity of organizations and experts in the field of civic education through advanced training for managers and educators, exchange of work experience, documentation and multiplication of best practices through training, exchange of experience, documentation of best practices, joint research.
- Promotion of civic education that is directed to the formation of democratic values and influencing the decision-making processes in all areas of society through common campaigns, dialogue, and discussion platforms, research, participation in other networks, international institutions.
The Memorandum is open for signing to experts, representatives of civil society and state institutions, research institutes, media, national, foreign and international organizations etc. who share our goals and are ready to cooperate in implementing the priorities of activities stated in this Memorandum.