V4 for Youth Engagement in the Local Self-Governance in Ararat region

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Capacity Building of Young Activists of Ararat and Vedi sub-regions of the Ararat region on engagement in self-governance

November 24, 2019

“Free Citizen” Civic Initiatives Support Center are continuing implementation of the project “Young Activist” Young Civic Activists Capacity Building in Social Campaigning.

On 24 November 2019, “Free Citizen” CISC organised the workshop for the local youth in the framework of the Project in the city of Ararat, Ararat marz of Armenia. This is the seventh from the 17 workshops, which are planned to organise in Armenia in the framework of the Project “V4 for Youth Engagement in the Local Self-Governance”. The workshops are dedicated to strengthening young civic activists on engagement with local self-governance is as well as raising awareness among participants on the European Union, Council of Europe, Eastern Partnership, Visegrad 4 format.

20 young civic activists from an Ararat and Vedi sub-regions of the Ararat region are participated in the workshop.

During the workshop it was also discussed the issues, which have been identified by the participants as more relevant for the Youth of their region:

  • Unemployment;
  • Youth capacity to engage with LSG bodies;
  • Transport issues;
  • Ecology.

Agenda of the Workshop is here.

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The partners of the Project are GLOBSEC (Slovakia), SALTO Youth Eastern Europe and Caucasus Resource (Poland), AGORA CE (Czech Republic), Budapest Institute for Policy Analysis (Hungary), Union of Communities of Armenia (Armenia).