Eesti People to People is a non-profit organization registered in Estonia in 1997 and with activities since 1993 as a chapter of People to People International NGO. The purpose of People to People aims to enhance international understanding and friendship through educational, cultural and humanitarian activities involving the exchange of ideas and experiences directly among peoples of different countries and diverse cultures. Eesti PTP is committed to enhance cross-cultural communication within each community and across communities and nations. Tolerance and mutual understanding are central themes.
Eesti People to People has ten members and more than 100 volunteers at the moment. There are many people with fewer opportunities among NGO members – ethnic and national minorities, unemployed, youth from depressive urban and rural areas and from islands, etc. There are students, teachers and decision-makers (local authorities, MPs) and general public among target groups.
Eesti People to People has experience in organizing training courses for groups of 5-35 people and big seminars and conferences. Eesti People to People has experience in Youth in Action Programme, EuropeAid, DAPHNE III, Grundtvig Partnership, Seniors, Workshops, Leonardo da Vinci Partnership, NordPlus, NORDEN, Europe for Citizens and Erasmus+ KA1, KA2 and KA3 projects.
The main topics for NGO staff members as trainers are cultural education, media, active citizenship, global education, inclusion, gender, European citizenship, and European values. NGO members take part in the projects also with other different topics.