CEPORA Center for Positive Youth Development
CEPORA Centar za pozitivan razvoj dece i omladine
TYPE OF ENTITY
CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATION
AREAS OF WORK
Participation & activism
Art & culture
Connectivity and communication
Contact person: Lidija Bukvic
email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
CEPORA Center for Positive Youth Development is a civil society organization, founded in 2011. Our vision is that every child has the optimum conditions for a positive development. Our mission is to implement the latest prevention science knowledge in order to improve emotional and social development of children and youth. Our team consists of specialists with many years of practical experience in the field of special education, social protection and the prevention of behavioural problems. So far we have implemented over 30 projects aimed at preventing behavioural problems and encouraging positive development of children and youth; We evaluated educational material for over 30 themes (curricula, scenarios and guides); For four years we are continuously working with children and youth without parental care who are on institutional-based care at the Center for Protection of Infants, Children and Youth – Belgrade; With the children and young people we have created and performed five interactive plays; We have trained over 100 professionals for developmental-preventive work; We held 1,000 thematic lectures; We held 2,000 workshops; We held 1000 focus-group interviews and participatory groups; 6,000 children and young people participated in our activities so far.
Partner organizations for developing international projects on fostering cooperation and positive communication between all youth, strenghtening their capacities for constructive problem solving and decision making in different challenging situations, fostering participation and activism through education, art and culture.