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Who are the Youth in Transition?
As we arrive at the beautiful mountains of Piazza Armerina, 900 m above sea level, a gentle mist welcomes us and we can finally breathe the fresh air after 12 hours of travelling. "These are some of the poorest areas in Italy", a member of our partner organisation tells us, but also one of the richest, most vivid cultures with many influences from around the world. Over time Sicily has been under multiple rules including Greek, Spanish, Arab-Byzantine, Roman, No…
Launch of new European project – Youth in Transition!
This May saw the launch of an exciting new European Union Erasmus+ funded project – Youth in Transition. Gaia Education is delivering this project in partnership with NOAH Friends of the Earth Denmark and the Danish Association of Ecovillages, Plattform Footprint, the University College for Agrarian & Environmental Pedagogy in Austria, and the Don Bosco Association in Sicily.
The aim of Youth in Transition is to make a valuable contribution towards creating a resilient, low-carbon society in Eu…