Sailing Democracy 2017 Youth Exchange Project (27 July-5 Aug 2017, Denmark)


Sailing Democracy is a youth exchange financed by Erasmus+ on the theme democracy and peace education and organized by YO-YO, a Youth Organisation for Youth Odysseys, from Denmark . Partners were: Baltijas Reģionālais fonds, Latvia, System and Generation Association, Greece and us, Turkey Genclik Birligi Dernegi, Turkey. The project aimed to gather youngsters from different countries and encourage them to discover a new country from the sea while sailing with Fylla, to explore sailing, to improve their communication skills in English, to empower active citizenship, to practice democracy, to develop team work skills and to face challenges of a unique week that will change their life forever. TGBDER has sent 6 youngsters and a group leader to participate in the exchange and all came back with unforgettable memories plus several new skills they have gained and will use for the rest of their lives. Here is the blog of the project:

Also one of our participants, Ilayda has prepared 2 wonderful videos about this outstanding experience: