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LDA Montenegro welcomed Turkish friends from "Yayade - Slow Living"

"Yayade - Slow Living" members, Bulent Kostem and Metin Savural, from Karsiaka - Izmir (Turkey), met LDA Montenegro during their 4-days study visit in the country.


On 16 October LDA Montenegro welcomed the study visit of "Yayade - Slow Living" members, Bulent Kostem and Metin Savural: after a short introduction, an exchange of ideas was conducted with LDA staff in the Niksic office. The meeting was hosted by Nikšić Municipality representatives: Zivko Kecojevic (Manager), Slobodanka Roganovic (Chief of Mayors Service) and Lazar Mijanović (Secretary for Local self-governance). The day continued with the meeting with the Young Ecologists Association and Director Miodrag Karadzic, a working lunch in Trebjesa park and, in the end, a farewell party organised for the two interns that finished their nine-months apprentisage in LDA Montenegro: Tanja Rabrenovic and Bojana Radovic. 

On 17 October "Yayade - Slow Living" members met in Podgorica Elvira Hadzibegovic - Bubanja, director of "Forum MNE", followed by meeting with Bar municipality representatives: Olivera Vidakovic (Chief of the Secretariat for social affairs), Ana Lekic & Naser Kraja from NVO cooperation office and Ana Zivanovic & Meliha Gutic from Mayor’s office for international cooperation. The last meeting of the day was in Ulcinj Municipality with Artan Cobaj from International relations and projects office. The Turkish friends will continue their visit on 18 and 19 October with the participation at the Regional Youth Forum in Peje and Pristine (Kosovo) within ALDA's "Regional network for your participation and dialogue" project.

This study visit is organised within Civil Society Exchange programme by MitOst from Germany and Bilgi University from Istanbul, funded by Stiftung Merkator. 

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