nyh noortevahetus youth exchange italy itaalia bridgesNoored Ühiskonna Heaks (NYH) is promoting a call for participants for a Youth Exchange  project called “More Bridges, Less Walls” which will take place from 23rd to 31st August 2021 in Faenza, Italy.



It’s a Youth Exchange that promotes European values, awareness of other cultures and mutual understanding and respect, presenting and focusing on the Middle East and the refugee crisis. The aim is to invite young Europeans to be more involved and interested in these topics, to improve their self-empowerment and awareness as European and world citizens. The project will bring them together in a multicultural environment and they will be involved through active participation with activities such as theatre, role play, open debates and discussions, study visit.


  • Raise awareness around the issue of the refugees crisis and how the migrations of the last ten years affected the nowadays policy making and decisions all around Europe, and not only;
  • Give the participants the means to gain information about it, understanding the causes that stand behind this crisis and become more conscious about these world-wide phenomena.
  • Fight against prejudice and xenophobia, and ultimately against euro-scepticism.
  • Improve key competences and skills, support recognition of non-formal and informal learning, create awareness of diversity and encourage the participants to take part in more Erasmus+ projects.


The Youth Exchange takes place at Casa Garlena, near Faenza. Participants will in villas’ rooms, 4-6 persons per room. Bring a sleeping bag with you!


There will be 25 young people coming from 5 different countries (Italy, Spain, Greece, Slovakia and Estonia). 

There are 5 vacancies for Estonian participants (including 1 group leader without age limit)

Profile of the participant:

  • Aged 18-25
  • Residents in Estonia
  • Interested in the topic

The Erasmus + Programme will cover 100% of the accommodation, food, activities and will reimburse the travel costs up to 275€ to the participants. There is a participation fee of 40 Eur. per participant.

INFOPACK – For the Infopack, contact Tairi

All the interested people should fill in the application form below 

Application deadline: 20th July 2021

For more information & infopack send an email with your questions to tairi@nyh.ee