Workshop in Dilijan



V4 for Youth Capacity Building in Tavush region on engagement in self-governance

22 September 2019

“Free Citizen” Civic Initiatives Support Center are continuing implementation of the project “V4 for Youth engagement in self-governance”.

On 22 September 2019 “Free Citizen” CISC organised the workshop for the local youth in the framework of the Project in the city of Dilijan, Tavush region of Armenia, Community Center of the Dilijan.  This is the second from the 17 workshops, which are planned to organise in Armenia in the framework of the Project “V4 for Youth engagement in self-governance”. The workshops are dedicated to strengthen 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.

22 young civic activists from all over Tavush region participated in the workshop. Also the representative from the partner organization

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

  • Unemployment, including among the Youth;
  • Low level of youth capacities in local self-governance;
  • Lack of awareness of citizens about funding and technical opportunities on the local level, ignorance of local people about problems and political processes of their city and region;
  • Local economic issues in the context of European integration.

The Agenda of the workshop is here.


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).