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Something magical happens when you bring people from the PTPI network together. New friendships are built and older friendships strengthened, cultures melt together forming an enchanted melting pot of fun, the world’s problems get challenged and possible solutions discussed.  No matter what, the freedom that people have to give to each other with minimal intervention, … Read more

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By: Angel Dimitrievski – Skopje, Macedonia and EEC Member It has been exactly five year since I joined PTPI. It all started with attending a recruitment presentation in a local NGO in my hometown. A group of young people just returned from the European Youth Forum in Berlin, and were giving us an insight about … Read more

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Living in a country where most things are catered for, finding that key thing that demonstrates our commitment to our community, has taken some time. Our most successful role to date, has been to act as enablers for many other projects, communities and initiatives. By hosting regular coffee mornings, job clubs, networking drinks, parties, workshops … Read more

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As part of the project Bridges Connecting Cultures, we launched an educational program for high school students called Ambassadors of Peace. During December 2014 and January 2015, our chapter members were constantly working with an amazing group of 17 high school students. In December we had three interactive workshops on three different topics: team building, … Read more

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June 23, 2015 is not a regular school day at the Junior High school of Thalwil. Student Ambassadors from the US are visiting. Three teenagers are sharing a table seeming rather embarrassed. They should be exchanging information about their culture. But all you can hear is silence. Neither the two Swiss nor the American student … Read more

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January 24, 2015 I (Rolf Dahlberg) was happy to join a group of 13 members from People to People International (PTPI) in Denmark, and travel with them to New Zealand on a twenty-four day trip! The first stop en route to Christchurch was in Bangkok, Thailand. This provided a welcome break, before completing the final … Read more

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People to People Ambassador Program: PTPI Japan Chapter enjoys hosting people from overseas. In June of 2014, four Chapters in Japan – Ito, Gifu, FujisanIzu and Kikugawa – hosted five groups from the American PTPI Student Ambassador Program. The Chapters arranged several activities involving Japanese Culture, sightseeing and visits to schools and the City Hall, … Read more

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Chalks Corriette, PTPI, Belgium I have just been to a presentation at the Estonian embassy. It is quite clear that the people driving change in Estonia, have no need to think outside the box. In fact, the evidence suggests that they never had a box in the first place. Not only was Estonia the birthplace … Read more

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