"My city - intercultural city" – a new research activity in Niksic!
On August the 3rd 2017, the Local Democracy Agency Montenegro launched the first workshop of the initiative "My City - Intercultural City"
The workshop represents the first step in the realization of the project "My City - Intercultural City", which includes research initiatives pursued - under professional mentoship - by the participants on the topic of interculturality in the municipality of Nikšić, Montenegro. At this first workshop, the participants received all the necessary information, knowledge and materials necessary and individual tasks were assigned in accordance with their preferences.
Thanks to this workshop, young researchers from Niksic will be able to begin their work on cultural and historical monuments and famous people relevant to the city of Nikšić and able to testify the history of dialogue and multiculturality proper of the little Montenegrin town. A selection of the gathered results will be published and promoted locally and regionally. The aim of this activity is to present interculturality in Nikšić, both today and throughout its history, as well as raising cultural awareness in local communities and improving the general perception of cultural practices amongst young people in the region.
This activity is part of the project Balkan Regional Platform For Youth Participation and Dialogue, financed by the European Commission through the Civil Society Facility, Operating Grants of IPA CSO Associations, Support to regional thematic associations.