One World, Many Stories

18th-25th of August 2019

Poronin, Poland

Youth Exchange


The project “One World, Many Stories” is an international Youth exchange involving 42 young people from 7 countries: Cyprus, Netherland, Turkey, Lithuania, Hungary, Greece and Poland, aged 18-26. The theme of the project is to counteract discrimination and teach respect to all. Social exclusion, marginalization in society, manifestations of xenophobia and racism can affect each of us in our closest environment. In today’s very diverse world, it is very easy to come across social exclusion or hate and prejudice phenomena that arise, among others, from the fact of having origins in another country / environment, another skin color, culture, religion, other way of thinking or, for example, economic status. In today’s world there is an increasing migration of people, growing influence of mass media, which is why young people should shape their own opinion based on work and exchange of experiences with peers from another countries. One should also not forget about our local communities where the phenomena of exclusion, marginalization and hatred are not something uncommon. We want to give young people a sense that one should not be afraid to fight differences. It is worth noting that the topic is common for all partner organizations that have various interesting experiences related to this topic and that is why we want to share knowledge and experience.

Aim of the Project

The main result of our activities will be the ‘Listen. Understand. Respect‘ video clip, which will promote tolerance, cultural diversity and counteract social exclusion, made from the participation of the local community. And also the participants themselves, who by their attitude will inspire others.