Break the Borders is a non-profit organization that works on youth initiatives development, realization of innovative projects and unites active citizens of Greece on a voluntary basis.
The organization's aim is purely educational, cultural and non-profit, and consists in taking initiatives and practical action in the fields of culture, social responsibility, solidarity and ecology with particular emphasis on the contribution to personal development as citizen of the world, through active citizenship in Greece, Europe and worldwide as well.
Break the Borders is the successor of the dissolved Breaking the Borders association, active on local level in different fields, as cooperating with “Lighthouse for the blind” in Athens and Epanodos for a 6 month project about art as educational tool in prison. On international level, Breaking the borders was one of the founding members of Art In (E)motion, and has organised and facilitated one youth exchange and the one of the five learning events of “Art in (E)motion, New A.I.M.’s for non-formal learning”, Grundtvig project. Continuity is provided by the presence in Break the Borders, of most of the staff responsible for the organization and implementation of projects already active in the previous organization. Currently, Break the Borders is participating in various european projects as a partner organisation and will coordinate “V-isability”, an EVS project in collaboration with the Center for Education and Rehabilitation for the Blind.