Youth for Peace: Towards a New World

The project

Youth for Peace: Towards a New World

Project Number

1.2.IT.09.004.R1

Date

15 days, August 2004

Funding institution

Programme Youth in Action – Action 1

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Info & contacts

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    Description of the project

    Organisation of a multicultural youth exchange in Palermo. The participants were 40 young people from Spain, Colombia, Ecuador and Italy.

     Objectives

    • To learn about the situations of conflict that exist in all these countries.
    • To search for non-violent solutions to the specific conflicts.
    • To communicate peace through art.
    • To create a reflection moment where youngsters could think about peace and develop their own ideas about their active role in the situations resolution.

    Activities

    • Discussion about encounters with the conflicts of each country.
    • Arts workshops.

    Results

    • Development of personal relationships.
    • Development of openness to other countries.
    • Acquisition of skills and knowledge about conflicts in other countries.