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International Youth Day – August 12

12 August was designated as International Youth Day by the UN General Assembly in 1999. It is an annual celebration of the role of young women and men as essential partners in promoting human rights and development. It is also an opportunity to raise awareness of the challenges and hardships facing the world’s youth.  The…

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The joint platform for cooperation and advocacy on improving the employability of young people from NEET categories in Serbia

Center for Youth Work, Belgrade Centre for Human Rights – BCHR, and Ana and Vlade Divac Foundation have launched a joint platform for cooperation and advocacy on improving the employability of young people from NEET categories. As a part of this initiative, one of the first joint activate will be the National Youth Conference “Position…

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Commission launches Youth Employment Support

The European Commission is taking action to give young people all possible opportunities to develop their full potential to shape the future of the EU, and thrive in the green and digital transitions. The coronavirus pandemic has emphasised the often difficult start many young people face in the labour market. The Youth Employment Support package…

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Young people are helping fight the Coronavirus crisis in Serbia

The scholarship holders of the Ana and Vlade Divac Foundation, who volunteer for at least 4 hours every month have sent their personal stories and experiences about volunteering during the #Covid19 pandemic.  Our young people of Serbia have shown courage by providing assistance in various ways, including aiding the elderly, giving their peers free online…

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Serbia: WB&T for EmploYouth

“WB&T for EmploYouth” Project is carried out by five youth organizations from these countries, specifically. Despite the COVID 19 pandemic, we continue with the positive energy and good spirit at the start of the second edition of our great partnership with the partners. We set the pillars of this project, discussing activities for the first…

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Young people from Serbia in action! Discover what Youth Fund has achieved in 2019.

Obrenovac Youth Foundation developed Youth Funds program in 2019 in cooperation with Ana and Vlade Divac Foundation, Obrenovac municipality and Foundation Mozaik with the support of Balkan Trust. This program has a purpose to increase young people’s involvement in the process of local development through grant-giving for projects and ideas that young people establish and…

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Who makes decions in the Balkans – young people or their parents?

According to recent survey of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, parents of the young people in Southeastern Europe affecting more than 50 percent of their life decisions. The same survey says that young adults in Western Europe are much more independent from their parents, so they make life decisions on their own. When it comes to…

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Young Farmers in Serbia

Agriculture is one of the most important industries in Serbia, with 40.6% of the population living in rural areas. Of the approximately 631,000 registered households, only 8% of these households are run by young people. There is not enough support for young people in rural areas for employing and developing entrepreneurial skills, and the situation…

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The youngest president of the municipality in Serbia elected

The parliamentary majority elected the graduated economist Djordje Nikitovic (25) as the president of the municipality, while Ivan Novakovic, master prof. techniques and informatics. The Parliament of Požega has 52 councillors, and the election of these candidates was necessary to vote at least 27. For the newly elected leadership, 31 votes were cast.

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Divac Youth Funds in Obrenovac and Prijepolje

During the June, Foundation Mozaik, Ana and Vlade Divac Foundation, Obrenovac Youth Foundation and Nova Vizija from Prijepolje have started with program Divac Youth Funds in municipalities Obrenovac and Prijepolje, based on the Youth Banke methodology. In both municipality, trough public call, Divac youth board has been established in order to promote the Funds among…

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