The mission of THRACE TREASURY is to develop trans-cultural, educational, and scientific cooperation between countries of West Europe, the Balkans, East Mediterranean, and the Middle East. The organization aims to design and support actions for cultural dialogue between the aforementioned areas and countries.
Main objectives are to provide educational and cultural support to minorities and other social sensitive groups, to promote and exploit the cultural and historical heritage of the local territory, to finance and support research programs in the fields of history, social anthropology, folklore characteristics, ethnology and related subjects,
to encourage transnational cultural, scientific and socio-economic cooperation and friendship with neighbor countries.
Some of the main activities include:
International summer school promoting the Greek language and culture taking place in Thrace and Aegean
Teaching of Greek language by the means of arts and culture
Establishment of new potentially educational and cultural centers in Greece and abroad
Culture networks in the Balkans and the Middle East
Intercultural dissemination for minorities
Support of young scientists, artists, and social groups with special needs.
Since 1994 Thrace Treasury organizes International Summer Schools for the diffusion and learning of the Greek language and culture by the innovative teaching methods based on experiential learning through arts and culture.
A crucial dimension of the organization work and experience is its involvement in providing educational and cultural support to the minorities of Thrace in North-East Greece.
Thrace Treasury has implemented numerous Programs and Actions funded by Greek Public Funds, EU Funds and EEA Grants as well as private sponsorships.
Thrace Treasury has planned and developed the Project: "Greece, International School of Culture and Communication - EL0070", implemented within EEA Grants FM in Greece, the first period of the years 2004-2009, aiming in providing educational and cultural support to immigrants, political refugees, asylum seekers, the muslim minority in Thrace and people from the Rom society.
Among the activities of the Organization are:
Development of innovative strategies for the support of children from the Moslem society / population of Thrace (Greece).
Development of innovative strategies for the support of women, children and other social groups of the Muslim minority of Thrace, Greece
Development of innovative strategies for the support of children from the Rom Society / population in Thrace.
Design and operation of a european trainers' and educators' network for the support of cultural actions and cultural education in Greece and abroad.
Development of a framework for the sustainability of NGOs involved in culture affairs.
Development of innovative strategies for the support of young members of the Muslim minority of Thrace.
Design and development of International Summer Schools of Language, Culture and cross-Cultural Communication, for participants from Greece and abroad.
Non-governmental organization/ non-profit