“Listen to our voice” Implementation of a structured dialogue between policy makers and youth NGOs’ dealing with young persons with fewer opportunities

Sovata / Szováta, 15-18 October 2009.℘

The Civic Engagement Movement (CEMO) has organized a 3-day long (15-18 October 2009) in advocacy.  The participants at the training had the chance to deepen their knowledge in advocacy and relating areas, they  have familiarized with those modern communication tools that are of vital importance during advocacy acmpaigns

The project called “Listen to our voice” has brought together representatives of youth NGO’s from three counties of Romania (Mures, Harghita and Covasna) and those responsible for the design and implementation and the National Youth Policies (working on regional as well as national level) in order to implement a Structured Dialogue The youth NGO’s involved in the present project were exclusively NGO’s dealing with young persons facing social obstacles, economic obstacles, disability, educational difficulties, cultural differences, health problems and geographical obstacles.

Civic Engagement Movement (CEMO) has chosen to implement this project in order to bring together representatives of the marginalized and vulnerable groups, with those responsible for the country’s youth policy, in order to raise awareness on the importance of the creation and implementation of an integrated, diverse youth policy that includes all and provides equal opportunities to all young people.  Local and national representatives of the Romanian Youth Policy were present at the training, as Kakassy Blanka (Youth Directorate Mures County) and Csedő Zsófia (Youth Directorate Harghita County)


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