On 29th October 2019 in the Hotel Sonce Ga in Prilep, was held a preparatory workshop for Intercultural exchange in Switzerland in the children's village Pestalozzi, which will be held in the period from 05th to 19th of November.
The workshop was attended by 40 children from primary schools: "OU Koco Racin" from Prilep, OU "Kuzman Josifoski" from Skopje, OU."Dimitar Vlahov" from Shtip, OU "Tosho Velkov Pepeto" from Kavadarci and OU "Bratstvo Edinstvo (Penestia)" from Debar.
At this workshop children participated interictally, at first, they had an exercise to get to know each other. Then on a sheet of paper they described their fears and expectations of the exchange, after they were educated what the Pestalozzi Foundation is when the Children's Village Pestalozzi was founded and for which reasons. In the end, they had an exercise to seek answers from their comrades on some issues related to Children's Rights and the Implementation of Children's Rights, where they were discussed later. They finished with an Exercise for Team Building and Evaluation of the workshop.
Coalition SEGA with the support of the Pestalozzi Foundation has implemented the project "Implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in the Republic of Macedonia" since 2010.
The project is aimed at strengthening the protection of children's rights in the schools involved in the project through the Model of the Ombudsman and Student Organizations. The project is implemented in 13 cities in N. Macedonia.