The aim of this conference is sharing best practices related to policies on youth work in the region of Southeast Europe and EU.
On the conference will be presented and discussed practical models and tools and positive examples and also discussed best approach for developing a legislative framework for youth work to match the current challenges in the country.
This process of presenting and sharing knowledge and experience will facilitate and improve political dialogue and will provide space for youth organizations to participate actively in finding models for developing effective policies in the field of youth work.
The regional component of the conference will enable detection of new perspectives in the regulation of youth work and its promotion not only among civil society but also to other stakeholders, consumers and citizens in general.
General topics for discussion:
1) Legal and policy framework, and the opportunities for funding the programs for youth work related to youth strategies (best practices from the region and EU).
2) Quality of programs for youth work (quality standards and mechanisms of NAPOR Serbia).
3) Professionalisation of youth workers, occupational standards, curriculum and validation of previously acquired competences (best practices from Serbia, Slovenia and Croatia).
The conference is organized in cooperation with the Agency for Youth and Sports, according to the National Youth Strategy and Action Plan for 2016.
The project is supported by the European Union within the program IPA TAIB 2011 “Further strengthening and financial sustainability of civil society” and is implemented by Youth Cultural Center – Bitola and partner organizations creACTive – Skopje, South East European Youth Network (SEEYN) from Bosnia and Herzegovina and the National association of youth workers (NAPOR) from Serbia.