European priorities and local youth needs: a seminar held in Strumica (MK)

Sep 05, 2011

Good governance

The Coalition of Youth Organizations SEGA in cooperation with House of Europe of Caen (France), in Strumica organised a seminar on “European priorities and local youth needs in the youth field” on August 19 and 20.
In this seminar the European youth priorities, national youth research needs in North Macedonia implemented by the Coalition SEGA, EU documents related to youth and European programs for funding youth projects were presented.
At the seminar representatives of the municipalities that had previously adopted local youth strategies (Project of SEGA): Tetovo, Prilep, Stip, Veles, Kavadarci, Strumica, Kisela Voda, Ilinden, representatives from the Agency for Youth and Sport, Councils of youth from Stip, Kavadarci, Strumica, Vardar planning region and representatives from Lower Normandy – France participated.
“At the seminar, participants shown great interest and they identified youth problems, and gave possible proposals for youth projects that can be financed by the European Programme for Youth (Youth in action).” – said the executive director of SEGA, Zoran Ilieski.
The seminar contributed towards good cooperation between the participants in exchanging experiences and acquiring knowledge in the European priorities in the youth field and the need of the developing youth policies.
This activity of the Coalition SEGA is part of the action “Youth, Education, Local and European citizenship” under the “Project for decentralised cooperation between North Macedonia and the region of Lower Normandy – France”, managed by the Association for Local Democracy Agencies (ALDA) and implemented by the Coalition of youth organisations SEGA and the House of Europe of Caen – France. The project is coordinated by the Association of local democracy agencies (ALDA). For further information please consult the webpage of the Cooperation