Current Project

The International Youth Exchange ‘La Storia Nostra: Towards Active Citizenship’ 2019 is currently in its final stage. Below is an overview of this project, follow our website for updates and future programmes.

Where!? //In the Italian Alps, in the village of Piana di Forno

When!? // From 1-15 July, 2019

How much will it costs? // All costs will be covered! (travel, accommodation, food & planned activities)

Who!? For motivated young people between 16 and 19 years, coming  from Belgium, the Netherlands, Italy or Sweden

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Join us!

What did we do?

  • Ice-breakers and cooperative games to get to know other participants and their stories
  • Learn about inclusion, cooperation and active citizenship through interactive workshops and group conversations
  • Outdoor activities and the exploration of the beautiful Italian Alps.
  • Meeting other young people from Europe and forming new friendships
  • Learn about sustainability by doing hands-on projects. For example organic gardening, restoration with natural materials, collecting edible plants from the forest, up-cycling…
  • Step into your leadership skills by organising a public event with creative performances, organic food and fun activities about sustainability and social inclusion
  • Discover non-formal learning methods such as “Art of Hosting”; “Open Forum”; “World Café” to work on the following objectives:
    • Increase self-awareness by engaging with issues such as identity and culture.
    • Building bridges across different cultures and creating a healthy and inclusive community.
    • Acquire a deeper understanding of some of the most current problems, such as the limits of capitalism, sustainable development, racism, etc.
    • Develop skills to help improve the local community