On the 24th of November, a group of 30 youngsters who have participated in EVS during 2012, gathered in Oeiras in order to evaluate their EVS experience and share their learning outcomes with other volunteers, EVS Sending Coordinators and the Portuguese National Agency of the Youth in Action Programme.
These youngsters went to different parts of the world, lived in communities with very different cultures, integrated various Organizations and developed projects and activities as volunteers.
All volunteers recognized EVS as a great learning experience and that all the positive and less positive experiences that they have been through, have made them.
Understand the others as well as themselves better. In general, there is a great recognition of the social and personal skills that these experiences allow volunteers to develop and that is why they recommend this international action to all youngsters.