On October 31, 2017 at the Hotel “Tref” Bitola, at 12 o’clock, the Association for Civil Activism FORUM 16 – Bitola will organize a local discussion “Informed and involved youth”.
This local discussion is part of the activities of the project “Youth information as a basis for youth participation” implemented by the Coalition of youth organizations SEGA with the support of the National Agency for European Educational Programs and Mobility within the Erasmus + program, Key Action 3 (Structural dialogue).
The goal of this project is to improve youth information and thus increase youth participation at local and national level.
In the first phase of the project, a National Workshop “Informed and involved youth” was organized with decision makers at the national level. Local discussions in 10 municipalities are following that will gather the opinions of young people and representatives of local institutions regarding the steps towards improving youth information.
The local discussion will involve participants from the following profile: young (high school students, students, unemployed youth, volunteers and youth who are involved in NGOs and civic organizations), as well as decision-makers at local level. The purpose of the discussion is to gather the opinions and attitudes of the youth and the representatives of the local self-governments regarding the youth information as a basis for greater youth participation and the need for opening and functioning of the Youth Information Centers in each municipality in the Republic of Macedonia. provided an input for the National Conference to be held in the period from 6 to 9 December 2017.