From 8 to 17 July 2019 in Patras, Greece, the “Bridges of Solidarity” Youth Exchange, organized by the Achaia Adult Education Institute, took place. Ten boys and girls from 17 to 21 years old, from Fondazione Toscana Sostenibile, partecipated to this Erasmus+ project, living a…
BridgeS of Solidarity
Erasmus + Youth Mobility
BridgeS is a project co-financed by the European Community under the ERASMUS PLUS program for youth mobility designed by the Achaia Adult Education Institute of Patras, Greece. The project aims to build bridges between different cultures and thus to build a cultural puzzle in order to teach young people the value of solidarity and cultural understanding through active European citizenship.
The project will participate:
Achaiko Instituto Ekpedefsis Enilikon, Greece;
Sustainable Tuscany Foundation with the collaboration of NKey, Italy;
Avrupanin Gelecegi Genclik Dernegi, Turkey;
Repere Association- Bacau Branch, Romania;
Asociation K’MON, Spain.
Udruzenje EmPower, Serbia.
The project has two distinct phases:
5/7 April 2019 – This first phase involves only the educators of all participating countries who will be called to Patras to finalize the program and the methodologies to be followed during the youth exchange.
8/17 July 2019 – In the second phase 30 boys and girls, 5 per nation, plus the leaders of their respective countries, will be hosted in Patras for 10 days of intense activity and cultural exchange. The final aim is to make young people aware of the issue of refugees / migrants, educate them to respect human rights and to use strategies that help integration and assistance processes. A unique and unrepeatable experience of knowledge and deepening, friendship and strengthening of the common European identity.