Author: Marina Lutovac

Local Democracy Camps for Youth

Partners Albania organized two Local Democracy Camps for young people in Korçe and Shkoder. The aim of these camps was to develop the skills and activism of young people to contribute for the improvement of local democracy in their cities. The camps serve as a starting point for the preparation of a new generation of…

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Law on Youth

After several lobbying indicatives of civil society in Albania, Ministry of Education, Sport and Youth, on June 2018 announced that within this year Albania will have “The Law on Youth”. A working group on drafting the law- proposal has been created and consultation meetings with youth NPO-s and other stakeholders are expected to be organized…

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Young entrepreneurs with ideas for businesses solve bitter social problems (Social Entrepreneurship Award – Social Impact Award 2018)

  “When I started my business, I thought that it was enough to have a passion for it, and that the skills were secondary. In a short time I realized how wrong I was to be thinking that”- young Niki Dominique, co-founder of “Imagine We” from Rwanda, started her entrepreneurial story sharing how important it…

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High Long-term youth unemployment rate and NEET rate as the biggest problems in the Western Balkans and Turkey

During the February, Youth Bank Hub for Western Balkan and Turkey has published 4th Monitoring report of Political, Social, Economic Participation of Youth based on Youth Participation Index. Youth Participation Index as a combination of social, political and economic dimension presents the unique numeric measure of possibilities for young people to participate in society in…

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GRANT AND TRAINING SUPPORT – STRENGTHENING CAPACITES OF CSOS ADVOCATING FOR YOUTH PARTICIPATION

“Youth Bank Hub for Western Balkans and Turkey” (YBH for WBT) – is an open network established by the five organisations: Ana and Vlade Divac Foundation for Serbia, NVO “Prima” for Montenegro, “Mladiinfo” for FYR of Macedonia, “Partners Albania for Change and Development” for Albania, and TOG Foundation for Turkey. The organisations serve as national…

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Speed dating: EU Funds for Youth and Youth Cooperation in the Region

Belgrade, Thursday, December 7.  EUinfo Center and Ana i Vlade Divac Foundation organized a speed dating session dedicated to regional EU youth and youth cooperation funds. “The aim of this event is to bring the young in Serbia closer to issues they share with their peers in the region and the EU”, said Steffen Hudolin, representative…

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Round table in Serbia – Young entrepreneurs

Divac Foundation, Belgrade, November 15, UK Parobrod. At round table “Young entrepreneurs in Serbia” Ana and Vlade Divac Foundaton presented the results of the monitoring report of the state of affairs of economic inclusion. Data shows that 10,4% of self-employed are among employed youngsters is which is sign that they want to become entrepreneurs. During…

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Round table in Serbia – Youth unemployment rate and youth at risk of poverty in Serbia

Divac Foundation, Belgrade, November 15, UK Parobrod. At round table “Youth unemployment and risk of poverty in Serbia” Ana and Vlade Divac Foundation presented the results of the Youth Participation Index including monitoring report of the state of affairs of social, economic and political inclusion. “Data from 2015/2016 shows that NEET rate in WB region…

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“Yes we care” traveled to Kenya

In the last week (5-9 December) our team had the opportunity to be part of the study visit in Kenya, as part of the project “Yes we care” (https://www.facebook.com/yeswecare1/). The representatives from our organization, Social Impact Lab (https://www.facebook.com/SocialImpactLabSkopje/ ), Mladiinfo Slovensko (https://www.facebook.com/MladiinfoSlovensko/), Social Impact Award International (https://www.facebook.com/socialimpactaward/) and our hosting organization Youth Volunteers for Community Development…

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Football People Action Weeks in Macedonia

Center for Education and Development (CED), based in Tearce–Macedonia, among a thousand organizations backing the Football People movement, which is inspired by an international movement of more than 100,000 people, officially joined the #Fare Football People action weeks on 12.10.2017 at Tearce Stadium, where they launched a Football Tournament, which aims to bring youth from…

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