On 27th of September Lorenzo Segato - project coordinator of INTEGRA project in Rubano and Stefania Donegà – the Vice Mayor of Rubano met the local group of boy scouts. The Boy Scouts is an organization that aims to develop in joung people (from 9 to 18 years old) good citizenship, chivalrous behaviour, and skill in various outdoor activities. The 16-years-old group of Boy scouts of Rubano accounts of more than 30 members, and made a lot of questions on the project and the issue of integration. They were not aware of the number of foreigners in Rubano, and they have decided to be more active in this field in the next year. The Scouts accepted to participate actively in the organisation of the Integra Days of Rubano, by delivering flyers and posters in Rubano houses, and attending the Integra days.

Center for peace, nonviolence and human rights from Osijek, Croatia is presenting its second post, part of their “Learning Languages” campaign.

No one can deny that language and culture are intimately linked. When we learn a foreign language, we get an insight into the foreign culture as well. In communication, it is most important to be able to express your feelings. It is very important to be able to show gratitude when you receive help, but this could turn out difficult if you do not know the language very well. In this case, a few polite words and phrases could show your good intentions and your appreciation.

Centre for peace has published infographic about how to say THANK YOU on Persian language. Thank you on Persian is - Sepaas - and it is used in formal conversation. You can also say Merci, which comes from French and Mamnoon which originates from Arabic.

This project is funded by the European Union’s Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund

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