International volunteer camp “Ancient Lviv – crossroads of cultures”
This project was part of the campaign “World Heritage Volunteers” of the World Heritage Centre of UNESCO and the International Coordinating Committee of volunteerism at UNESCO.
This year, the camp from 2nd till 16th of August 2015 was implemented by AUAYC “Alternative-V” in cooperation with the Lviv regional youth organization “German youth in Ukraine” and the Center of German Culture “Vidershtral” and funded by the Federal Government through the Foundation “Society Development”.
It was attended by 26 volunteers from Ukraine, Germany, Austria, Netherlands, Finland, Spain, Poland, Italy, Slovakia, Mexico, Korea and Turkey.
The aim was to raise awareness of Ukrainian and foreign participants on Cultural Heritage, preservation, promotion of cultural heritage of Ukraine world (historic center of the city) level of knowledge and skills of informal methods of education to promote the protection of cultural heritage; practical work to preserve the cultural heritage of Ukraine.
The participants exchanged views on the importance of such projects in the countries of the camp participants.
As a result of the project under the guidance of technicians, volunteers completed a lot of work and thus showed residents of the city an example of respect for the historical values and the need for reconstruction works.