The Network of Youth Engagement in Katerini

: Apr 15, 2019

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The Network of Youth Engagement is a youth organization of young people aged 18-30 years old in Katerini (Greece) that through bottom-up interaction they share their concerns and formulate sustainable proposals for the local development of the town since 2016. The organization aims to promote youth work and social participation.

The youth of the city faces a variety of obstacles in economic and political participation, thus our organization persues the engagement in the city’s reality. In order to have a more structured approach on this subject we are focused on five pillars:
-Active citizenship 
-Sustainable development 
-Culture & Sports 
-Phenomena of social pathogenesis

Based on the pillars mentioned above, we have organised the following projects: 
-City’s council simulation for the youth 
-Public Consultation for the Greek National Youth Strategy 2017-2027 
-Youth City Council in Thessaloniki
-Participatory budgeting for the youth in Thessaloniki 
-Public youth consultation for the city branding of Katerini 
-Environmental actions including cleaning beaches and forests

Furthermore, members of our organisation participate in the Greek National working groups for the Structured Dialogue of the Youth and Europe Goes Local.

Our vision is to interact in a local and European level, exchange good practises and improve our daily lives on multiple ;

Keywords and matching areas:

 Education and Training
 Youth Exchanges
 Lifelong Learning

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