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EUNYP project presented at the “Youth Work - Challenges of the New Age” Conference organised by KULT and CCYI

Posted on Mar 29, 2012

Youth Work - Challenges of the New AgeThe "Youth Work - Challenges of the New Age" Conference organised by the Institute for Youth Development KULT and the Commission for Coordination of Youth Issues in Bosnia and Herzegovina (CCYI BiH), was held on March 27-29 2012, in Sarajevo.

EEO Group, as the leader of the consortium, together with the CCYI BiH, presented the EUNYP project to the representatives of various stakeholders that are directly or indirectly involved on matters related to the youth issues in BiH.

More than seventy youth officers from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Croatia participated in the panel discussion where they shared their experiences and highlighted the necessity for more effective youth policies, especially at local level.

Other conference conclusions were related to the importance and necessity for: strategic plans for youth employment; capacity building of youth officers; direct involvement of youth in decision-making processes; support from higher level of authorities; increased youth budget.

It was concluded that the EUNYP project, through the support provided to the CCYI, will address several of the aforementioned issues identified through the implementation of its activities and overall focus of its objective.