Project name: “Model for active participation and democratic management of youth organizations”

Project dates: 08/05/2016 – 13/05/2016

Project place:  Mavrovo, Macedonia

Application deadline: 30.04.2016


Project description

The project Democratic governance in youth organization – key to participation’ is addressing one of the key issues in youth organizing: the aspect of real effective and meaningful participation, quality management and outreach. It is lasting from August 2015 to till December 2016 and involves 4 partners (JUB Netherlands, CID Macedonia, TOG Turkey and Out-of-the-box Belgium).


The project will address the following questions/issues: 

  1. How to manage democratically youth organizations and how to ensure active participation and links between young people from rural areas and remote areas, with the organization 
  2. How to address youth policies related to the needs of local youth organizations, and to create meaningful discussions among the organization and with other stakeholders
  3. How to empower local level youth organizations to allow enough space for practical development of strategies and competencies
  4. How to use ICT to strengthen the communication and coordination within youth organization, and to provide space for active youth participation through online tools


Objectives of the training:

  • Reflect On models of organizational management (different managing structures)
  • Propose ideas for conducting effective development of democratic mechanisms in youth organizations
  • Develop outlines and proposals for assessment of democratic mechanisms in youth organizations.


Participants profile:

  • Young people between 15 and 30 years old
  • Youth workers or youth leaders active within their organizations
  • Already have experience in working with young people, coordinating initiatives and/or projects
  • Be committed to attend for the full duration of the course and be supported by a youth organisation
  • Competently able to work in English language


Financial support:

Specifics on costs:

  • CID will cover your stay 100%, including food and drinks;
  • All travel costs (cheapest way, until the limits below) will be reimbursed afterwards, after receiving all relevant receipts;


Apply here!