Local Democracy Agency of Kosovo on 11-12 March 2020, held two Local Youth Workshops. The workshops were held at the Youth Center- Peja, and took part 19 students from University of Peja, Department of Justice, Human resources and Economy.
The first day of training it was divided in two parts, human rights and labor rights. Beside the part of the general explanation and examples for the topics, participants had the possibility to work on groups by using different tools for better understanding of the topics.
The second day of the training began with information about the European Integration, from the first roots of the creation, how the EU function, who is part of EU, who are the EU institutions, how do they do laws and where they are focused more when it comes to the budget spread. It was made a general presentation on how the EU sees the youth and unemployment and the measures they took for this problem. The participants once again were divided in groups and played the role cards where each one of them had strong arguments based on the character they were presenting.
The workshops were linked with two other activities. Monitoring reforms locally and direct street action. At Monitoring reforms locally once again it was presented the project, aim network and main topics important for the project and it was made a general presentation for the comparative study « Civil Society in the Western Balkans: Involvement in the EU Accession Negotiation and EU Integration Processes from Initiatives to a Structured Dialogue » which was made within the project Regional Youth Compact for Europe. Participants declared that this study was very interesting and useful because they got information for each candidate country to join the European Union and the role of civil society engaged to this process.
To close the full two day agenda together with the students it was made a symbolic street action in the city center on why is important for Kosovo to join the European Union based on the knowledge they took during the two days.
This project is funded by the European Union and the Balkan Trust for Democracy, a project of the German Marshall Fund of the United States