The Youth Exchange “Winter Peace in Brezovica” is supported by the Erasmus+ Program of the European Commission and will gather 25 young people coming from Croatia, Serbia, Kosovo, Bulgaria and Russia in the village of Brezovica (Kosovo) for 10 days.
The Youth Exchange “Winter Peace in Brezovica” is part of the bigger project called “Mountains connecting people” and part of SCI worldwide campaign “Create a Climate for Peace”. This project includes three Youth Exchanges, which will take place in different seasons in Kosovo, Bulgaria and Croatia, in small mountain communities separated by distance and history, but which have in common a close link to nature and traditional lifestyle.
Participants have the possibility to take part in one, two or all three Youth Exchanges:
- Winter peace in Brezovica. Kosovo, 12th-23nd of March 2015.
- Awakening of spring in Vlahi. Vlahi, Bulgaria, 10th-21st of June 2015.
- Active summer in Kuterevo. Croatia, 23th of August – 3rd of September 2015.
What is a Youth Exchange?
A Youth Exchange, in the frame of the Erasmus+ Program, is a project which brings together groups of young people from two or more countries, providing them with an opportunity to discuss and confront various themes, while learning about each other’s countries, peoples and cultures. Youth exchanges give opportunity to young people to become active, involved, creative, and critical, to learn from each others, to learn about and challenge themselves, to make mistakes and learn from them, to experience diversity in small…