ASOCIACIÓN INICIATIVA INTERNACIONAL JOVEN (SPAIN)
Asociación Iniciativa Internacional Joven (Youth International Initiative Association) is an NGO from Málaga (Spain) created in 2003 from a group of youths who after participating in international programmes and activities, concluded that these experiences had been very important to change their life. Therefore, they decided to share them with other young people, collectives and associations, to enhance the interest in participating in international programs and exchanges, learning languages, realizing voluntary work, raising awareness, tolerance and respect for other cultures, etc. thereby contributing to personal and professional development of young people and adults. The mission of the organisation is to contribute to the comprehensive development and improvement of the quality of life of citizens, especially young people. We work at local and international level in the following areas of intervention: (1) Participation and Volunteering; (2) Culture of Peace and Interculturality; (3) Gender Equality; (4) Sport and Healthy Life; (5) Art and Creativity; (6) Personal development and entrepreneurship.
ASOCIACIJA AKTYVISTAI (LITHUANIA)
Aktyvistai association was founded in 2013 and it is based in the city of Kaunas (Lithuania). It was born from a group of people who felt the need to unite under an entity that could help them to develop their ideas and initiatives. The main aim of the organisation is to contribute to the personal and professional development of people and society in general, and of young people through activities based on non-formal education. The association promotes pro-activity, sense of initiative, intercultural learning, positivity, active participation, healthy living and sustainable development. Its main target groups are young people and youth professionals, but its activities are open to all groups and individuals. They carry out activities both at a local level, supporting and guiding people to set up their activities and/or projects, and at an international level, through participation in programmes and projects, mainly European. The main topics they work on are: healthy living, sustainable development, environmental awareness, promotion of human rights, promotion of volunteering, promotion of sports activities (basketball and canoeing) and social entrepreneurship.
TRAVELOGUE ASSOCIAZIONE DI PROMOZIONE SOCIALE (ITALY)
Travelogue is a non-profit organisation that has been working to promote the Umbria region and the territory of Central Italy since 2010. After starting with the organisation of projects and thematic itineraries to promote the region of Umbria and its beauties to a local and international public, the association is currently developing activities to promote European partnerships, knowledge exchange between people and institutions, vocational guidance activities for young people and adults and opportunities to participate in educational mobility projects at European level. Its activities are related to the following themes: sustainable development, ecotourism, environmental protection, social entrepreneurship, social inclusion, employability, development of skills and competences for young people and adults. Travelogue APS collaborates with public and private institutions, local associations, schools, municipalities, SMEs and European organisations to facilitate social inclusion, promote knowledge and vocational training and encourage the active participation of all in the framework of European citizenship.
TTB association was established in October 2019 by a group of young students from the city of Trondheim in central Norway. The entity aims to contribute to the personal and professional development of young people through their participation in the community. The main objectives of TTB are: (a) To raise young people’s awareness of social responsibility and the importance of their active participation; (b) To develop self-knowledge and self-development activities for young people; © To promote healthy lifestyles and the maintenance of young people’s physical and mental health; (d) To increase young people’s sense of initiative and environmental awareness; (e) To ensure the preservation of human rights and the search for equity and inclusion. To achieve these objectives TTB organises workshops and activities to raise young people’s awareness of the importance of their role and active participation in society, workshops on healthy living habits and environmental education, guidance activities for young people to design, implement and evaluate their own initiatives, promotion of human rights and of European educational mobility programmes.