Youth for Peace: Towards a New World

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Youth for Peace: Towards a New World

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

Programme: Youth in Action – Action 1

Reference number: 1.2.IT.09.004.R1

Project duration: 15 days, August 2004


  • 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


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


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