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Skopje hosts the fourth Balkan Youth Forum

The Balkan Youth Forum titled “Creative innovations towards active youth participation in the Balkans” officially started on the 15th of May in Skopje.

Over 70 representatives of CSOs, local authorities and youth workers participate in the three-day forum, all of them coming from different Western Balkan countries. 
The forum was opened by Lutfi Haziri, Member of the Governing Board of ALDA, H.E. Christian Thimonier, Ambassador of France in Macedonia, Sasa Bogdanovic, Mayor of Municipality of Centar, Eliska Gertnerova from the EU Delegation and Antoaneta Ivanova, representative from the Western Balkans Fund. 
Two days of activities will follow during the forum, including workshops and a visit to the Parliament of Macedonia. 
The Balkan Youth Forum is being realized for a fourth time, after the previous successful forums in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo. It’s organized within the Balkan Regional Platform for Youth Participation and Dialogue, project coordinated by ALDA, implemented together with 7 LDAs from the Balkans and financed by the EU.
This year, the project is supported by the Western Balkans Fund and the forum is the first activity that’s being realized supported by this forum created to promote and support projects that foster regional cooperation.
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