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Being Citizen Today
Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: Oct 31, 2015 PROJECT  FINISHED 

The project will held in the Municipality of Zavidovici (BiH) . Geographically Bosnia and Herzegovina is within Europe, but at the moment it's a potential candidate of the European Union , in a stalemate . Since February 2014, the country is affected by social protests converged in social forums ("plenum"). Beyond the difficulties common to the entire Bosnian territory , the continuous presence of the association ADL in Zavidovici has revelead population groups and geographical areas most " vulnerable" like young and children. In rural areas (called Local Communities) , due to lack of services and to lack of resources allocated, the low responses of organizations and institutions are likely to be replaced by "Community forms" , with nationalist and religious tendencies. The Youth exchange will take place between young of Italian group Yepp Langhe and young of the association ADL in Zavidovici . 2 Italian coordinators for the youth group Yepp Langhe. In addition, the young people involved will collaborate with the Bosnian association Ceker, the Italian association Strani Vari (Alba , Cn) and the Italian Association Il Ciabotto (Verduno , Cn) that since 2003 realized youth exchanges and summer camps for children and adolescents in the Municipality of Zavidovici . Specific objectives: knowledge of self and other; welcome ; intercultural dialogue; listening and communication, peer education , best practices for collaboration; design, plan and implementation of shared entertainment activities, addressed to children in the Municipality of Zavidovici; participation in the eleventh edition of "Strani Vari summer Camps " (town and 5 rural villages) ; to fill an aggregative need warned in particular during the summer; to develop a more conscious and positive attitude towards other cultures. This experience will be an opportunity for exchange and collaboration between youth and dynamic reality , using non-formal education as an essential tool for the social and artistic growth, based on sharing and cooperation . The project aims to create educational activities aimed to increase the value of ' game ' , as the first major opportunity for interaction and discussion. General objectives: build relationships and exchanges between cultures; support the expression and the involvement of young people; involved young people in volunteering on local and international level; promotion of youth mobility; peers and sensitize the population about other cultures producing a positive effect on their territories.
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