Active youth for local development (2016-2017)

19. May 2016.

Funded by the Croatian Ministry for demography, family, youth and social policy

Leader: Local Democracy Agency Sisak

Partners: Town of SisakMunicipality of LekenikMunicipality of Martinska Ves

Associate: Radio Sisak

Duration: 1 November 2016 – 31 December 2017

Grant value: 135.000,00 HRK

The project is contributing strengthening local communities for enabling active youth participation and raising youth life quality in Sisak, Lekenik and Martinska Ves.

Target groups: youth without previous experience in the topic, participants of a long-term education on activism and involved in self-organised local activities.

Final beneficiaries: local self-government, associations and public institutions in targeted communities, relevant steakholders in Croatia and neighbouring countries benefiting from the project results, local communities and local media.

Expected results:

  • Increased number of young people taking role of active citizens, with gained new competences for employment and creating conditions for satisfying youth needs in their own communities,
  • Increased number of young people capable for local planning and implementing activities that leads to solving local community problems,
  • Increased local knowledge and information level regarding youth needs, potentials, opportunities and activities.


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