Thanks to the WE AfriHug project, Youthmakers Hub had the chance to welcome a team for Kenyatta University, including Vice-Rector Prof. Paul Kuria Wainaina, Dr. Esther Kagure, Senior Administrator Mr. Kennedy Monari, and the representative of the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife of Kenya, Mr. Robert Kamau Kamiti, under Erasmus+ KA107 International Credit Mobility program between Kenyatta University and the University of Piraeus.
From 27th June until 3rd July, Youthmakers Hub facilitated their stay in Greece and supported them in expanding their network and foster new synergies. The team from Kenya was introduced to the Greek culture and history, visiting many historical places, including Cape Sounio, Panathenaic Stadium, Acropolis Museum Parthenon, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, the Greek Parliament, and Syntagma Square, among others. Moreover, they visited several Universities to discuss possible future collaborations and bilateral agreements, starting with the University of Piraeus, where they interacted with Dr. Angelos Kotios, Rector of University of Piraeus, Dr. Pantelis Pantelidis, Vice-Rector of Administrative, Academic & Student Affairs, Michael Sfakianakis, Prof., Dpt. Business Administration and Christina Kontogoulidou, Head of the Office of Int. Public Relations.
They also had the chance to discuss with Rector Prof. Christina Koulouri and the Vice-Rector for International Affairs and Partnerships Assoc. Prof. Marianna Psilla and Project Manager, Efi Ntrouva in Panteion University. Lastly, during their visit to the University of West Attica, they met with appointed external experts of the European Union Institutions at European Union, Vicky Katsoni and Feny Papoutsis Academic & Administrative Staff Mobility Specialist – International Credit Mobility – Erasmus+.