(Prilep, 04 July 2014) Today in Prilep, partner organizations of the Pestalozzi Children’s Foundation in Macedonia have meeting within the project “Promotion of Children’s rights and Intercultural Communication”. This meeting aims at determining the methodology and to coordinate preparation activities for the coming Summer Camp for Intercultural Communication.
The Summer Camp for Intercultural Communication will be organized in the period of 23 - 26 July 2014 in hotel Bansko, Strumica. The camp will be attended by 50 children aged 14 - 16 from Prilep, Tetovo, Tearce, Strumica, Kumanovo and Kavadarci. This event aims to equip children with skills for promoting intercultural communication and child rights.
After the camp children together with their supervisors from the partner organizations will prepare and implement local campaigns for promoting intercultural communication and child rights. With these campaigns we tend to celebrate two important international dates: Children’s Week in October 2014 and the Universal Children Day on 20 November.
These activities are being organized within the project “Promotion of Children’s rights and Intercultural Communication”, implemented by the Coalition of youth organizations SEGA in partnership with Council for prevention of Juvenile Delinquency (SPPMD) - Kavadarci, Macedonian Civic Education Center (MCEC) - Skopje, Majka - Kumanovo and Center for Education and Development Tearce (CED Tearce) - Tearce, with support by the Pestalozzi Children’s Foundation.
Last Updated on Friday, 04 July 2014 13:23
In the period of 31st of May to 08th of June 2014 in Belgrade, Serbia a seminar was held within the project named “Youth participation – More than a catchword” (YOUPA).
The seminar included total number of 48 participants from 2 countries members of the EU (Slovenia and Croatia) and 3 candidate countries for membership in EU (Serbia, Macedonia and Montenegro) who participated in the process of preparation of National Youth Reports – monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of the European Youth Strategy (2010 – 2018) in their countries. The aim of this project is to increase the capacities and knowledge of the national youth councils in the European countries and the candidate countries for membership in EU to participate in the creation of practical policies, therefore in the preparation of the national youth reports. Coalition SEGA participated on this seminar with 8 representatives, therefore as a result activity SEGA will prepare National Youth Report for Macedonia.
The project is financed by the EU, through the Youth in Action programme and implemented by the West Balkan Institute from Belgrade in partnership with Coalition of youth organizations SEGA from Macedonia, the Centre for civic education – Montenegro, Croatian youth network – Croatia, National Youth Council of Slovenia, KOMS – Serbia. The project is supported by the Serbian Ministry for youth and sport.
Last Updated on Thursday, 12 June 2014 13:26
The Coalition of youth organizations SEGA in cooperation with the Peace Corps volunteers in Macedonia implements the Macedonia Model United Nations (MMUN) programme supported by the US Embassy in Macedonia third year in a row. The MMUN Programme aims to strengthen the capacities of young people in Macedonia in advocacy, lobbying, diplomacy, conflict resolution, public speaking and writing.
In Kavadarci on the 07 of June 2014, SEGA organized the third annual national Conference of the Macedonia Model United Nations with around 160 students from high schools and universities across Macedonia.
Several key speakers introduced the participants in the Conference during the official opening ceremonies: Ms. Monika Ilioska Kantardzioska – Programme Assistant of the Coalition of youth organizations SEGA, Ms. Janeen Dorsch – Action Director of Peace Corps Macedonia, Mr. Nikola Dekov – Director of ZONA Kavadarci, Ms. Laura Barbe – Peace Corps Volunteer, and Mr. Blerton Zejneli – Secretary General of the MMUN 2014 Conference.
Delegates simulated eight UN committees and bodies: Secretariat, General Assembly (GA), Security Council (SC), Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Human Rights Council (HRC), World Health Organization (WHO), UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and UN Environment Programme (UNEP).
Each committee selected best delegates which were awarded with special certificates at the closing ceremonies.
This conference is the culmination of the Model United Nations program, and an opportunity for students to put all their training and preparation into action in a simulation of the real United Nations.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 June 2014 13:48
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