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Poster of Living Libary in Pécs 2010
WELCOME TO THE LIVING LIBRARY PORTAL OF THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE!
This portal is part of the human rights education resource centre of the Directorate of Youth and Sport and provides present and future Living Library organisers with contacts, inspiration and many practical pieces of advice.
Don’t judge a book by its cover – this is the simple message promoted in the human rights education youth programme since 2002 in Living Libraries in the 47 Council of Europe member states and beyond.
The youth sector of the Council of Europe has had decades of consolidated experience in non-formal education practice, and offers this site as a means of promoting an innovative method developed by young people - the Living Library – as an example of best practice that promotes human rights to a public with usually little or no access to the issue. More…
LIVING LIBRARY NEWS
12/03/2012

Living Library documentary and revised organisers' guide


The Youth Department of the Council of Europe has produced a documentary “Let’s Take the Feminist – The Living Library Experience” which was shot at 2011 Sziget Festival. The 26-minute feature documentary is in Hungarian with English subtitles and presents the best moments of the traditional Living Library event of the European Youth Centre Budapest. The film is also distributed as a DVD compendium to the revised Living Library organisers’ guide “Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover.”

 

 

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