The Institute for Youth Development KULT organized a one-day workshop intended to build the capacities of local units of self-government to support youth in launching and running their own businesses. The workshop was held on December 8, 2020 at Hotel Hills in Ilidža.
Belgrade Open School brought together more than 150 decision-makers, representatives of Western Balkan governments, business sector, and CSOs during the second day of the conference "Western Balkan Civil Society Organisations for Youth Employment Support", held on December 17th and 18th, 2020.
Belgrade Open School brought together more than 150 decision-makers, representatives of Western Balkan governments, the business sector, civil society organizations during the first day of the conference "Western Balkan Civil Society Organisations for Youth Employment Support", held on December 17, 2020.
What are key youth employability policy challenges in the Western Balkans today? Does cooperation between CSOs and public authorities exist? Are youth entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial learning developed enough?
Under the topic of integration in times of crises and the role of youth in this process, on 8 October BBA was part of coffee talk meeting with Mr Peter Zingraf, German Ambassador to Albania. In the frame of the German October days, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Tirana organized a discussion meeting among the German Ambassador in Albania, Mr. Peter Zingraf and National Youth Congress, held in the premises of German Embassy in Tirana with participation of 10 youth organization representatives of NYC an
The Institute for Youth Development KULT hosted a conference on the Importance of Municipalities and Cities in Supporting Entrepreneurs in the Local Community on October 15, 2020. Participants included young entrepreneurs, representatives of local administrations in charge of the business sector and economic development and other important stakeholders.
Beyond Barriers Association is now a local partner to this campaign and in collaboration with the association Women in Development- Korce, under the direction of Partners Albania, have designed the steps of the advocacy campaign for the city of Korca. A training of two days in September was offered to both organisations and the steps of the campaign were design. Further a request letter to the Mayor of Korca has been drafted and will be used to lobby for the establishment of the Career Guidance
The intervention in the draft Law on Youth in Albania was last year part of BBA's advocacy campaign. After the Law was enacted by the Parliament, the government continued with preparing the bylaws and paving the way to start its implementations. This law was drafted by the Ministry of Education, Sports and Youth and is distributed among interest groups in the framework of public hearings. During August-September 2020 structures of National Youth Congress (an affiliated partner of BBA) have
"Introduction to advocacy: basic steps for grassroots organizations" is a tool for all grass root civil society organizations and any individual that wants to engage in advocacy action. It seeks to provide a basic, clear and precise guideline that can help you plan, implement and evaluate a simple advocacy campaign. The direct targeted fields are youth employability and youth entrepreneurship, but the guide is structured in a way that it can address any topic of your interest and need.
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