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GLOBUS - Transnational meeting in Maldives

MALDIVES, From 12-19 th April 2019

globus meet maldives logo sl1Participating members for 5 th Leg of the Globus project co-funded by Erasmus + arrived Maldives on 12 th April 2019. The inaugural event was held at H. Haifa by Deputy Minister of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment Mr. Azmeel was the chief Guest. At the inaugural event, Chief Guest, Mr Azmeel, President of Addu Women’s Association (AWA),project country leader Dr Mariyam Shakeela, and Globus Project leader Mr.Miran Kojc gave some remarks about the project.

Closing remarks and the vote of thanks was given by Maldivian participant Mrs. Shehenaz Rasheed to share her experiences about the project. Honorable chief guest expressed his interest in programs like Globus Project to empower youth and said that given the opportunity him and his Ministry would give support to run the programs. After the inaugural event and a tea break the workshops began as two parallel sessions.

Mr Matjaz had a workshop for the new local members on startups and Artificial Intelligence, which continued for two days, while the rest of the participants of the group joined project leader Miran Kojc to recap and reflect on the program thus far.

On 14 th April 2019, local facilitators, Ms Ibthishama Ahmed Saeed and Mr Hussain Afeef (regional director in training, develop and quality assurance at Lux resort and hotels) conducted workshops on International Marketing and evolution in Banking, and Leadership and Personal Excellence respectively.

From the 15 th of April to 18 th April workshops were held every day mixed with cultural experiences, workshopson local cuisine, visit to best practice businesses and exposure to island life at Maafushi where participants were introduced by Mr. Abdul Wahab to guest house tourism. At workshops, Simona covered techniques to create a Youth Pass certificates for the old project participants, and Matjaz covered subjects such as Technological advances and future of work for Tourism Industry, and artificial intelligence and its impacts for the new participants and tourism industry executives in one island.

On 16 th April, we had a workshop and evaluation of the whole project followed by more workshops. Also project Leader Mr.Miran, Dr.Mariyam Shakeela and Mr.Harold had a meeting with Minister of Information and technology Mr.Maleeh Jaleel after that we headed for the fishing trip later that night local dinner cooked by Aminath Zaeema (Fiona), one of our participants from Maldives. A grand dinner hosted by Addu Women’s Association.

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