The best European Youth is gathering in Italy (Specchia) from 20th to 28th October 2019 for building a more inclusive Europe. An Erasmus+ project with more than 40 young people from Italy, Greece, Spain, Bulgaria, Poland, in order
to build a social campaign for fighting hate and racism.
SEYF – South Europe Youth Forum is a network of youth organizations active in the Mediterranean area and based in Italy (Puglia). SEYF organizes activities on youth mobilities, seminars, youth and intercultural exchanges, volunteering initivatives, communication and information campaigns on education, participatory development, oppportunities for youth and human, social and civil rights. SEYF mission is the promotion of social and local development with the full involvement of local
communities at Mediterranean level, so to build a more human Europe.
THE PROJECT RESISTANCE: WHERE AND WHEN
The project “Resistance” is coordinated by SEYF with the support of the Italian National Agency for Youth (ANG) within the frame of the Erasmus+ Programme and under the patronage of the Municipality of Specchia (LE). 5 organizations and 40 participants from from Italy, Greece, Spain, Bulgaria, Poland are actively involved in the project. Resistance is taking place from 20th to 28th October 2019 in Specchia (LE), one of the most fascinating small Italian towns.
THE PROJECT RESISTANCE: WHAT
The project is the first of two youth mobilities aimed at promoting a more inclusive Europe by educating young citizens to a wide awareness of the EU values of intercultural dialogue. During the project, the young participants will create a social campaign for fighting hate speech, racism online, together with actions for fighting fake news, in order to promote a more informed and aware society. The project activities will be based upon participative methodologies, non formal and experiential education: participants will be the main actors of the project by promoting their own talents, dreams and skills. “We are excited– said the organizers from SEYF– of being part of a global movement of cultural Resistance against hate and fake news. We are aware of the huge work that need to be done, as well of the unexpressed youth potential that may change the world”.