Global Youth Forum 2013
Evana Simo, Albania and Claudia von Ellerts, Switzerland
Angel Dimitrievski, Macedonia; Tsvetiana Zaharieva, Bulgaria; Samantha Kirtikar Mazenauer, Switzerland; Ruta Pels, Estonia; Claudia von Ellerts, Switzerland
3C in Youth Work Training Course, Pavel Smulski
Celebration of the Day of Partisan Glory
Global Youth Forum 2013
PTPI World Cafe
Oroslavje, Croatia (The Eagles) Student Chapter
Youth in Action Training Course
New Chapter - Baku, Azerbaijan
We are pleased to announce the founding of PTPI's first chapter in Azerbaijan! President Aysaba Mirzayeva is eager to fulfill the chapter's plans for the upcoming year.
To read more about Azerbaijan and the founding of the Baku Community Chapter, please see the Baku Chapter Report in the upcoming newsletter.
Get ready to get out there: Global Youth Service Day 2014!
Every year across the globe, thousands of students in more than one hundred countries take part in Global Youth Service Day to serve their communities. People to People International encourages you and your chapter to join others in making the world a better place this April!
In 2013, PTPI members in 17 countries led 52 projects worldwide. This year, with your help, we hope to reach 100 projects! From cleaning up your neighborhood to holding a food drive, the service project opportunities are endless!
For more project ideas and to register your project, visit PTPI's website.
Again, GYSD is for all ages. Make a difference in your community and sign up today!
PTPI European Conference - Tirana June 5-8
Please join us in Albania for this year's European Conference. The event is open for members and non-members worldwide. The two chapers in Tirana have prepared a program for us to show and share Albanian culture in true PTPI atmosphere.
Highlights: Excursion to Kruja (optional) | City Walk in Tirana | World Café in the Sky Bar overlooking the center of Tirana and surrounding hill tops | Opening Dinner in Vila Alehandro | Countil Meeting with Chapter Fair | Gala Dinner with members and friends of PTPI Tirana chapters in Tirana International | Excursion to Durres (ancient amphitheater) and Kavaje | Five day Tour of Southern Albania (optional).
We hope to see you in Albania among friends! www.ptpe.org/tirana2014.
Albanian Tour, June 9-13
The European Conference in Tirana will be followed by a tour around Albania, June 9-13, 2014. While discovering the beauty of the diverse region we will focus on historical cities as well as breathtaking landscapes. Among others we will go through one of the most panoramic routes along the coast of Albania and visit:
• Apollonia – an archeological park
• Gjirokastër – the Old Town and Ancient Castle
• Saranda – a beautiful seaside resort
• Burint National Park – UNESCO World Heritage Site
• Vlorë – on the on the inlet of the Adriatic Sea
Everyone who is interested in exploring the Albanian culture and spending the unforgettable time we invite to join us in this adventure. Read more...
Nominate your Award representatives!
Dear PTPI members, you are welcome to submit your nomination for a deserving member or chapter for achievements made in 2013. Categories include outstanding leadership, chapter programming, website and more! Also remember to nominate an outstanding person or organization for two of our highest honors: the Eisenhower Medallion and the Make a Difference Award. View all awards and nominate online by April 1. Have also a look to our community chapter awards; university chapter awards or student chapter awards.
PTPI's 21st Worldwide Conference: Tainan, Taiwan
People to People International (PTPI) and the Tainan, Taiwan Chapter invite you to join global members for our 21st Worldwide Conference, focused on the theme of Challenges to Peace in Asia. Join us for four days dedicated to advancing the mission of PTPI by building bridges of knowledge, understanding, and respect across ethnic, racial, religious, and cultural divides. Unite in an effort to forge a global network of people dedicated to spreading the ideals of Peace through Understanding with the beautiful and historic city of Tainan, Taiwan as the backdrop. Explore Tainan's famous temples, historic architecture, and bustling night market. Tainan offers experiences that will envelop you in the sights, sounds, flavors, and warm hospitality of the Taiwanese people.
For more information visit the PTPI's Website.
PTPE Newsletter March 2014
PTPI Europe Newsletter is available. Included in the newsletter you will find:
- Welcome message from the Regional Chair, Valeria Magistrelli
- PTPI Faces Challenges: Changes in European Office
- Nomination for awards
- Tirana Conference Invitation (Early Bird April 1)
- New Chapter in Baku, Azerbaijan
- Eighteen chapter reports