Reaching New Heights - the power of youth to chang..
Reaching New Heights - the power of youth to change the world
Start date: May 1, 2011,
From July 24th - 31st, 2011, 180 youth from 20 (12 European programme)countries gathered for "Reaching New Heights", at MA Center Germany near Frankfurt. In their home countries and while meeting in Germany, the youngsters discussed some of the main challenges faced by young people in today's society, ranging from drug abuse to violence, lack of self-confidence to environmental crisis. A total of three local projects were implemented during the week, among them a final musical performance in the city's biggest public event location with 500 guests. The Musical portrayed the problems the youngsters had identified and their solutions and opportunities for change - the youth development goals. Further a park was renovated and the 8 youth developments goals where placed in form of artistic monument in the park. The project was organised by the young people themeselves and supported by the European Commission with 34.464 Euro.
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