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Оpportunities for youth participation

A meeting, tackling the issue of Youth Participation, was held on 23.06.2015 at the tower building in the Regatta Venue Park in Plovdiv. The event was attended by 40 students from different schools in Plovdiv, as well as young people from the Roma community in the city, aged between 15 and 19. Representatives of local student councils, youth organisations and pedagogical advisors from the above-listed schools also took part in the discussion. Georgi Titiykov, mayor of Central district, and Elisabet Hauge from Norway, a research expert in Agderforksning, were official guests of the meeting. Elisabet Hauge presented good examples and practices in the area of youth participation in Norway. Engaging the methods of non-formal education, the participants had the chance to discuss forms of youth participation on local level and suggest ways as to how young people can be actively involved in the decision making process.

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Project "Establishing Youth Centre in the city of Plovdiv", with the financial support of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area 2009-2014 ДО3-9/28.01.2014

Youth Centre Plovdiv - a powerful factor for local development" under the „Local Development, Poverty Reduction and Enhanced Inclusion of Vulnerable Groups” programme with the financial support of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area 2014-2021 № BGLD-1.003-0002