International Youth Work

"Act Green" project (AUG-SEPT 2020)

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The European Environmental Volunteering Program “Act Green” was the first team activity developed under the program European Solidarity Corps, managed by FILOXENIA -Intercultural-Environmental Organization, with support from the Greek National Agency, the Institute of Youth and Lifelong Learning.

The participants stayed between the 28.08.2020-28.09.2020 at the Hostel Elisson.

"Act Green" Project: coordinated by Service national de la jeunesse, Luxembourg (JUL-AUG 2020)

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This project was coordinated by the Luxembourgish organization Service national de la jeunesse (SNJ). The Partner organization - FILOXENIA conducted a volunteering activity in Kryoneri, Korinthias (Greece). Programme played an essential role in the inclusion of young people, who are considered to have fewer opportunities in the European Solidarity Corps programmes. Despite its short duration, the project has had a high positive impact on the participants, as well as on the local community, who benefited from this service.

Footprints in Silence: Youth Exchange 3-10.10.2019

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The second part of the Youth Exchange "Footprints in Silence" took place in in Kryoneri Korinthias and Kalavryta, Greece. The participants stayed at the Hostel Elisson during the week 3-10.10.2019.
 

This was the second part of the youth exchange „Footprints in Silence“, which took place in August 2019 in Ravensbrück and Berlin, Germany. It was an artistic search for traces in the shared past of young people from Germany and Greece.

“Paths of memory” group EVS project (SEP-OCT 2019)

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“Why you should go to Greece for Erasmus“

Impressions of the Slovak volunteers, that stayed at the Hostel Elisson during their EVS Project in September 2019:

We left Slovakia as a group of four 17-18 years old unfledged teenagers. After we left the gates of the airport in Athens, we still did not realize the distance between us and everything back home. At this point there was no turning back, just the vast and beautiful sunny Greece in September and our confused faces trying to read departures of trains in Greek.