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In May2018 a training for volunteer organizations took place in Sweden’s capital Stockholm. There were around 20 participants and 2 of them, Linda Åberg and me, were sent by YFU Sweden.  Our aim was to learn more about the networking with the other organisations and of course about volunteer work...

Coloured Glasses workshops were organised at the European Youth Event, for young people coming from all around Europe. The European Youth Event (EYE) is a huge gathering for more than 8000 young people, which took place on 1st and 2nd June at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. EEE-YFU organised the participation in the...

The hobby cyclists Judith Haidacher and Thomas Lässer from Tyrol, Austria have one common goal: racing and doing good at the same time. They want to work together on a volunteer basis and cycle from Valencia (where Thomas is doing his Erasmus semester right now) back to Tyrol in order to...

After many years working as a volunteer with student exchange, and a former YFU student in USA 1972-73, I have had the honour of being part of the PAT -  Pedagogical Adaptation Team of CGrow. The aim has been to work on a shorter version of manual adapted for use...

On April 20th 2018 Coloured Glasses team form Austria delivered a workshop to 40 school students (15 – 17 years old) and their teachers from Bulgaria, France, Greece, Lithuania and Austria. Workshop on intercultural communication was done as a part of Erasmus+ project meeting that lasted one week and was...

Anti is YFU Estonia volunteer and here is what she says about her experience: „I am representing an organization called YFU, NGO that works thanks to all amazing volunteers and I am one of them. I live in Pärnu but right now we are travelling visiting different school in Estonia and...

From March 26-28, I represented Coloured Glasses on a European conference on youth workers education and training. The conference took place in Mainz, Germany and was entitled “The Quality Bonus – ETS Conference”. But what is the ETS and how is it relevant for Coloured Glasses? ETS stands for European Training...