On the 8 and 9 May 2015 the Balkan Regional Platform for Youth Participation and Dialogue is organising their most important event in Podgorica on the topic of youth participation and EU integration. There, the Regional Youth Working Group will have the unique opportunity to meet and discuss on these important issues, but also to visit the National Parliament of Montenegro and attend the ALDA General Assembly.
The event will start with the coordination meeting of the Regional Youth Working Group, which consists of the Local Democracy Agencies coordinators, the youth engagement workers and the local project teams. Participants will also visit the National Parliament of Montenegro, where an interactive debate on the role of national parliaments in EU accession will be hosted. After the debate, the OG Regional Project Team will meet and the Youth group will have the chance to engage with the representatives of ADP ZID - voluntary service of Montenegro. During the second day, the youth group will attend the GA and Capitalisation conference and participate in ALDA STAND in the Open street event in the main square Podgorica: Marking the Day of Europe that is one of the events for celebrating Europe Day.
The event is part of the IPA Operational Grant, Balkan Regional Platform for Youth Participation and Dialogue Project, coordinated by ALDA, together with eight Balkans Partners: ALDA Skopje, LDA Mostar, LDA Knjazevac, LDA Subotica, LDA Prijedor, LDA Zavidovici, LDA Peja, LDA Niksic. The project is funded by the EU, through the programme Civil Society Facility - Operating Grants to IPA CSO Associations (Support to regional thematic associations).