A Tune of Peace

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Associazione Culturale Pitagora (ACP) is dedicated to promoting intercultural dialogue, social inclusion and tolerance among youngsters.

The Youth Exchange “A Tune of Peace” was elaborated by MVNGO and implemented by MVNGO’s Team of Facilitators in Uri (Sardinia), between July 24-31, 2017.

Considering the worldwide situation where violence occurs in a big amount nowadays, ACP has decided to celebrate peace and solidarity among youngsters with an ambitious youth mobility project in Italy.

The Youth Exchange “A Tune of Peace” involved 6 partner organisations from the following countries: Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Hungary, Macedonia and Italy, 4 young people and 1 youth leader from each country, all together 30 participants.

Participants: 18-25 years old, motivated and ambitious young people, students and youth leaders, actively involved in local organisations, and who are actively interested in the field of music, art or sport.

The working language of the Youth Exchange was English.

The project addressed the topic of “Music, art, sport and non-formal education as tools for creating the atmosphere of tolerance, understanding, conflict management and peace”.

The objectives of the project were:

  • To bring people from different nations together and create the atmosphere of tolerance, understanding, conflict management and peace;
  • To use music, art, sport and non-formal education tools to give participants a personal experience about international cooperation and quality teamwork;
  • To promote social dialogue through social media channels in order to reach a large number of international youngsters with the message of peace;
  • To give opportunities and positive examples to youngsters for practicing active citizenship by involving them in art, music and sport activities together with local people.