20 - 21 October 2015 Irina Bondarevskaya participated in international forum "Beyond Them and Us: Hard-to-reach learners and their Role in Citizenship Education" held in Thessaloniki, Greece organized by NECE (Networking European Citizenship Education). The forum was organized in close connection with NECE Conference 2015 "Us" and "Them": Citizenship Education in an Interdependent World. Forum and conference were characterised with implementation of plenty of interactive techniques together with presentations and lectures what enabled very active interaction between participants. Participants of the forum and the conference were from all over Europe with academic, practical, policy making background. Antropologists, historians, psychologists, political scientists discussed problems of refugees, immigration, war conflict in Ukraine, social inclusion and other actual issues. Numerous important contacts were established with researchers, NGO's leaders and policy makers from Portugal, United Kingdom, Greece, Germany, Romania, Netherlands, Czech Republic.