EU funded projects in BiH

Youth - Most Important Driving Engine of Our Region

PROJECT DETAILS

Sectors Regional and territorial cooperation
EU Acquis chapters Other issues
Programme Funding Year 2010
Value €39,765
Periods of implementation 2013
Locations BIJELJINA, ŠAMAC, SREBRENICA, VIŠEGRAD, ORAŠJE, GORAŽDE, FOČA, BRČKO

Results

Estimated results: Completed preparatory activities as step one towards successful implementation of subsequent project activities; Conducted research on achievements of youth offices in 16 municipalities of the cross-border region between Serbia and B&H; Printed publication on the work of local youth offices in the cross-border region between Serbia and B&H; Media promotion of the Project and findings of research on work of youth offices/commissions; Strengthened youth capacities to actively address problems in local communities; Local actions carried out by the youth in 16 municipalities of B&H and Serbia; Organized regional cross-border youth conference – “Do You Really Hear What We Say?”

SUMMARY

The project has dealt with creating preconditions for sustainable development of a cross-border region between Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina (B&H) through means of strengthening institutional, human and civil mechanisms for promotion of position of young people who are the bearers of development in both countries. Project objectives included: (1)Analyzing the work of local youth commissions/offices in 16 target municipalities in B&H and Serbia by means of conducting research on their performance over the previous period, (2) Improving capacities and skills of young people for advocating changes which will improve their current position in 16 target municipalities, (3) Establishing an informal network of young people who will be focal points in promoting cross-border cooperation and youth activism in these regions.

RESULTS

Estimated results: Completed preparatory activities as step one towards successful implementation of subsequent project activities; Conducted research on achievements of youth offices in 16 municipalities of the cross-border region between Serbia and B&H; Printed publication on the work of local youth offices in the cross-border region between Serbia and B&H; Media promotion of the Project and findings of research on work of youth offices/commissions; Strengthened youth capacities to actively address problems in local communities; Local actions carried out by the youth in 16 municipalities of B&H and Serbia; Organized regional cross-border youth conference – “Do You Really Hear What We Say?”