EU and Asia EVS Project: “Youth and Intercultural Dialogue”
EVS project in EU (Finland, Germany, Italy, Lithuania) and Asia (China, India, Nepal, Vietnam)
13 long-term volunteer placements from September 2007 to June 2008
The main aim of this project dedicated to the European Year of Intercultural Dialogue – 2008 was to foster intercultural dialogue between youth from European and Asian Countries. The young volunteers engaged in a variety of local hosting projects, ranging from youth clubs and youth initiated networks to community development and social work projects. The involvement of international volunteers in these projects stimulated intercultural dialogue, as well as promoted volunteerism among the youth in the respective host communities.