Start date: May 13, 2015,
End date: Sep 12, 2015
YOUROPE is a Youth Exchnage that took place in Stefanaconi with 32 partecipants from Italy, Croatia, Romania and Turkey.
The overall project objective was to increase participants awareness of being citizens of the European Union and the rights and obligations that such membership entails. The young Calabrian, in fact feel distant from Europe, thus failing to seize the best opportunities to build their future.
The project promotes active citizenship of young participants through a reflection on the topics of European awareness, importance of democracy and the role of young people in this context.
The specific objectives were:
- Diffusion of a greater knowledge of the history of the European Union and its institutions, from birth to the present day;
- Diffusion of a greater knowledge of the tools that the EU has taken and is taking to promote its policies;
- Initiate a reflection from the bottom and participated with young people on the issues of the common good and active citizenship in the concrete commitment to the promotion of democracy;
- Strengthen citizenship and active participation, including participation in the voting;
- To strengthen the knowledge of young people about the potential economic and cultural rights of their respective territories;
- Strengthen the skills of young people;
- Acquisition of a greater awareness of their own cultural identity;
- Encourage non-formal learning, especially that of other languages;
- Encourage the exchange of ideas and expertise of young Europeans.
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