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The NGO FILOXENIA (the Greek word for hospitality) is a non-profit organization founded on the 1st of December 1995. It has also been runnig the first Youth Information Center in Greece since July 1997, in the rural area of Kryoneri-Korinthia (Northeastern Peloponnese, South Greece, 115 Km west of Athens). In the year 2002, this center was converted into an Environmental Youth center.

From September 2001 to 2003, Filoxenia had an office based in Athens within the place of the Voluntary Work of Athens.

Our Aims

To initiate interest and concern for the environment and ecology, as well as the encouragement of ecological and agricultural tourism
To encourage youth and adults mobility in Europe and out of Europe through EU and International Youth program
To support honorary work and voluntary services
To offer training opportunities for youth and adults, mainly in the environmental education field
To promote the preservation of cultural heritage through direct involvement of adolescents in cultural activities
To support adolescent communication and the development of a European Identity in a Europe without borders, racism or xenophobia
To inform young people and farmers  



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