“Healthy Youth” project | Member Organisations News
For Georgian youth organization Umbrella, the year 2023 (January 21-30) began with an international youth project where 40 young people representing 8 countries (Belgium, Georgia, Ukraine, Armenia, Slovenia, Croatia, Portugal, and Moldova) and gathered in Overijse, Belgium, within the framework of the Healthy Youth project.
During the 8 working days, young people developed and implemented various workshops about healthy lifestyles, and exchanged personal and country’s good practices. At the same time, they discussed how to lead healthy lifestyles and change bad habits into green habits through digital tools and appropriate methods. Besides this, they had an awareness-raising rally in the town and a local visit to the Belgium EuroHealthNet organization.
The participants developed tools, like a poster, video, and a booklet – a treasury of all ideas developed or information gathered during the project. As a result, increased their digital, multilingual, personal, social and other competencies. Besides this, they enriched Europass’s CVs with an officially recognized Youthpass certificate.
At the end of the youth exchange, the participants developed an action plan to disseminate the results of the project, which was implemented at the local level within a month. In parallel with all of this, cultural and religious customs and traditions not only awakened their curiosity for learning new things but also expanded their mindset on a cultural level.