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Promoting Sustainable Development Through Youth Cooperation
Start date: Apr 1, 2011,

The project "Promoting Sustainable Development Through Youth Cooperation" will gather young people from different social backgrounds and different cultures, giving them opportunity to work in a multi-cultural environment.This activity will be held in Zabijak, municipality in north of Montenegro and one of the biggest tourist centres in northern region. Participants will be hosted in National park Durmitor. Total duration of the activities will be 9 days. Target group are young people in age of 15-25, altogether 26 persons, plus 2 trainers. Participants are coming from Austria, Portugal, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro.The main objective of this project is ensuring youth participation in process of promoting sustainable development through promotion and valuation of natural beauties.Besides getting to know natural beauties and country-side-way-of-life of Montenegro, young people will experience different lifestyles and customs of other nations. Participants will be expressing their attitudes, ideas, experience and creativity by taking pictures/photos of Montenegrin nature and country-side-way-of-life and providing own photos of nature and way of life in country of their origin. At the end of exchange, they will organize a final exhibition that will include members of local community. 500 copies of brochures will be distributed to all stakeholders. During this exchange, through creative workshops, discussions, group work, role-plays, participants will use d├ęcantation to appreciate differences. This exchange represents a tool for experiencing non-formal education, participation, solidarity, multiculturalism, tolerance and other European values. Project activities and aims are in accordance with priorities of European Commission, presented trough Youth in Action Programme 2010, as well as national priorities presented through National Plan of Action for Youth 2006-2011 (NPAY) and National Strategy for Sustainable Development.
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