Have you ever talked to a foreigner about your homeland? What would you say to them, taking internal problems and contradictions into the background?
Imagine how much your bond would have strengthened if you could point out the benefits that your countrymen brought to your opponent’s motherland; if you told him about the good things his compatriots have done for your country.
Can you imagine this dialogue taking place in the border conflict, leading warring sides to the reconciliation?
We believe that revealing the best features of our character and showing the presence of human feelings inside of us lead to returning lost opportunities, overcoming hostility and misunderstanding, and simply making this world a kinder place!
This is important not only among citizens of different countries, but also within multinational states. National identity, mutual interest and respect of representatives of different nationalities for history, traditions and life – all of these allow us to maintain peace and tranquility.
The objective of the “Traces of Nations” project is to involve multinational youth in research, cultural, creative, tourist and other activities to create an atmosphere of peace and trust between the nations inhabiting our common home.