Youth Volunteering In Social Welfare

EVS project in EU (Germany, Italy, Spain) and EECA Countries (Moldova, Russian Federation)

8 long-term volunteer placements from March 2009 to February 2010

This project aimed at fostering intercultural dialogue and contributing to a better understanding between the EU and its neighboring regions, particularly with and among the countries of Eastern Europe involving 5 young people from EU countries social welfare institutions in Moldova and the Russian Federation, and 3 young people from these countries in social inclusion projects in Germany, Italy and Spain. The involvement of international volunteers in these projects increased awareness about the European Union and fostered the exchange of experiences around cultural diversity and social inclusion.