The European Association "World-Our Home" organized the Erasmus + exchange project "Let's go to the Nature" from June 6-15.
35 participants from 5 European countries participated in the project from Latvia, Poland, Italy, Estonia and Turkey.
The goal of the youth exchange project "Let's go to nature" is to promote the importance of a clean environment, the protection of the environment and nature, and the promotion of an environmentally friendly, healthy lifestyle. The main idea of the project is to draw young people's attention to the connection between the environment, economy and society, to give an opportunity to pay more attention to ecological problems in European countries.
During the project, young people raised their understanding of nature, environment, culture, improved their commitment to environmental protection, animal rights, young people increased awareness of an active, environmentally friendly lifestyle, became aware of cultural and environmental differences between different countries, got to know local nature and culture.
The project program touched on a topic related to the environment every day - environment, recycling, ecotourism, animal protection, environmental pollution and its prevention.
We would like to say a big thank you to the representatives of SIA ALAAS, Edite Čepule and Jurij Petkevičs, who organized an environmental education activity for young people, during which the young people learned a lot about the life of waste, and shared their experience.
We would also like to thank the representatives of the Rāzna National Park Nature Education Center, Regīna Indriķe and Diāna Selecka, for the organized study visit. At the nature education center, young people played the environmental game "Salmon Spawn", got acquainted with information about the specially protected natural areas of Latvia, including the nature center of the Rāzna National Park.
EA "World-Our Home" organization and project participants also donated animal food to the Rēzekne animal shelter. Young people were active and donated food, thus showing their attitude towards animals and charity actions.
During the project, young people have learned a lot about the environment, ecology, ecotourism, animal protection, have made new friends from different European countries and of course also got to know the culture and traditions of other countries.
Thanks to the Agency for Youth International Programs in Latvia and the Erasmus + program for the opportunity to implement this project. The project was financed by the Erasmus+ program of the European Commission.