Creative mathematics in Multicultural / Young Peap..
Creative mathematics in Multicultural / Young Peaple- (borders+barriers)=Peace + Understanding
Start date: Aug 1, 2010,
"Creative Mathematics in Multicultural Europe" - International Youth Convention, is an annual event of YEU International since 1983 that uses non-formal education that will require young people to be active and creative in soMngrthe 'mathematical equation' Young People - (borders + barriers) = Peace + Understanding. 75 participants from 25 different European and Mediterranean countries will focus on finding solutions to the equation and identify creative and innovative methods for removing borders and barriers in Europe and its neighbourhood at both macro and micro levels which threaten our peace arid stability.The participants will consider borders and barriers in all their forms including geographical borders and social barriers. Special emphasis will be placed on the barriers which young people with disabilities in Europe face and for this reason young people with disabilities will be prioritised for participation in the exchange as both leaders and participants. Attention will also be given to the specific areas in Europe and our neighbouring countries where geographical border disputes threaten peace in Europe.The activity will take place in Ukraine between 14 and 26 August 2010 In three different locations: Lviv, Odessa and Kiev. Accommodation will be. in home stays with Ukrainian families and also in youth hostel accommodation. Ukraine with its specific border situation bordering with many EU, other European countries and the Black Sea will provide an idea:! and unique setting to discuss this subject. The project is already supported by European Youth Foundation that will bring additional participants and contribute to greater diversity in the traditional event.
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