The Youth4Peace international mobility event in which more than 40 young people from 5 European countries (Romania, Croatia, Slovakia, Germany and Portugal) participated, between the 19th and 25th of February, in Torre/Paço de Évora Monte, was very successful.
During their stay in Évora Monte, the young participants had the opportunity to discuss among themselves the ways to strengthen a Culture of Peace among young Europeans, the implementation of Human Rights in particular the Rights of Young People as well as ways to increase the active participation of young people in the democratic life of each country and of Europe in general.
In addition to the activities carried out in the Torre/Paço de Évora Monte, the young people participating in this project visited the Parish Council of Évora Monte, the Elementary School of the 1st Cycle and Kindergarten and the Home of Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Évora Monte; in Estremoz they visited the Centro de Ciência Viva and the Interpretive Center of the “Bonecos de Estremoz” and were received at the City Hall by the Mayor, Prof. Jose Daniel Sadio; in Évora, they carried out a guided tour of the main points of interest in the Historic Center of this World Heritage city.
The “Youth4Peace” project was promoted by the European Network of Places of Peace with funding from the ERASMUS+ program through the National Agency ERASMUS+/Juventude em Ação and also had the support of the Parish Council of Évora Monte and the Municipalities of Estremoz and Viana do Alentejo, both members of the Association European Network of Places of Peace.