"Our mission is to assist in the reformation of Ukraine consistent with European standards, as well as to introduce democratic values and develop civil society in Ukraine."

From the Statute of
the Center for European Initiatives

Euroclub "Harmony" Sumy Specialized School No. 25

Motto: "Live in harmony with yourself and nature"

Organization: Sumy Specialized School No. 25, Sumy

Date of Euroclub creation: April 2008

Number of Euroclub members: 23

Average age of EuroClub participants: 16-17 years

President of Euroclub: Aliona Halizeva

Coordinator of Euroclub: Tatyana Rozhenko

Goals, interests, forms of activities

The goal of the EuroClub is to inform pupils about, and expand their knowledge of, Europe and the European Union. This information is necessary today for existence in the European commonwealth, for pupils’ education in democracy, for receiving new information and new communication technologies, as well as for preparation of pupils for learning to live in a European context.

Forms of activities: educational-informational, games (teamwork, debates, training, independent studies), participation in the creation of projects, civic actions, seminars, and contests.

Interests: tolerance of others, participation in trainings, projects.

Completed projects

EuroClub "Harmony" took an active part in Days of the Europe 2008 in Sumy, representing Hungary in the Euro Quarter and they won the "Foot Quest." They led the game brain ring "Great Britain, Austria, Greece" between pupils of the 11th forms at European Week of Local Democracy (educational-informational project "Do you know Europe?"). They completed the program "European Union: History and Contemporaneity."

Looking for partners

  • In Sumy: senior pupils for completion of educational-informational project "Do you know Europe?" (Quizzes, brain-ring, competitions, quizzes about geography, history, culture, economy of European countries).
  • International project: "Healthy Lifestyles and Physical Activity" in conjunction with the program of the European Union "Youth in Action" (Harmonization of Man Through Physical Activity, and Relaxation).

We can communicate: Ukrainian, Russian, English.

Contact information

  • Address: 80 Dekabristov St., Sumy, 40013, Ukraine
  • Telephone: +38 (0542) 62 37 48
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