Together, partners from six European countries with the aim of encouraging young people to actively participate in shaping the future of the EUROPEAN UNION, revisiting the violent past of wars in Europe, discussing what the recent rise of Nationalist movements means for European Society, and the importance of preserving the fundamental values on which the EU is based for the future of Europe.
Event #1 FRANCE  – People and Walls Opening Event [02/07/2019 to 04/07/2019]

Event #1 FRANCE  – People and Walls Opening Event [02/07/2019 to 04/07/2019]


EVENT DATE: 02/07/2019 to 04/07/2019

The People and Walls Opening Event kick-off was given by the Mayor of Haybes who warmly welcomed the International Participants, followed by the presentation of the Project, and the Program Europe for Citizens, in which the project was co-founded.

After the opening session, several activities were developed until the end of the event:

    • Opening of the People and Walls exhibition (1st World War, the Beginning)
    • Tell your Story– presentation of the work on the Past and Future of Europe realized by the children of the Municipal Youth Council
    • Communication: The Effects of Conflict on Vulnerable Citizens Conference – War Seen through the Eyes of Children, with Jacques Lambert from Terre Ardennaise
    • Debate among local authorities, young people, and relevant organizations on the significance of core European values, rights and freedoms
    • Documentary Screening “The Destruction of a French Village”
    • Educational Tour focused on Young People (Project REVISION | Educational trip plan):

– Study visit to les Nobertins (la bataille des frontières), Belgium

– Study visit to Viroinval, Monument of the Centre de l’Europe, Belgium

– Study visit to les Manises :calvaire en forêt, France

– Study visit to Noyer Pont Maugis (cimetières) and meeting with local associations

– Study visit and meeting with local historical organisations to Cimetière civil Sedan (Monument Allemand) and Maison Forte Saint- Menges

    • Workshop: Walls against diversity – lessons learnt

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