#OSCEyouth: Regional Connectivity & Millennials – Conference on Youth Connectivity in the Western Balkans

#OSCEyouth: Regional Connectivity & Millennials – Conference on Youth Connectivity in the Western Balkans

The OSCE’s commitment to promote the role and the inclusion of youth in its peace and security agenda dates back to its founding document, the Helsinki Final Act, and has been strengthened through many subsequent OSCE decisions. The OSCE Mission to Serbia actively supports the recent upward trend to foster regional connectivity and co-operation among young people, most notably through training courses and small-scale joint projects for young people from Serbia and Albania.
  • WHEN – 13 December 2017 (evening) – 14 December 2017 (All day) 
  • WHERE – Belgrade, Serbia

This conference is the concluding activity of the OSCE Mission to Serbia’s project, “Enhancing regional connectivity among Serbian and Albanian youth actors”, which aimed to support youth actors in engaging in connectivity, co-operation, and dialogue.

The project is implemented in partnership with the OSCE Presence in Albania and in close co-operation with the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Serbia, the National Youth Council of Serbia, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of Albania, and National Youth Service of Albania. The project is generously supported by the Federal Republic of Germany, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and the Republic of Austria.

Through multiple panel discussions with diverse Western Balkan and other European speakers, the conference will focus on the following topics:

  • Everything You Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to Ask: Who Are Millennials?
  • Likes and Links: Young People Engaging Digitally
  • Humans of Albania and Serbia: From Distance to Connectivity
  • Youth in the Western Balkans:Break on through to the Co-operation Side

In addition, an informal event will take place on the evening prior to the conference.

Please note that the conference is now open for registration for participants from the OSCE region. The registration form and more information on the programme can be found below.

30 November 2017 is the registration deadline.

The conference will be conducted in English. To register, please send your completed registration form to omisyouth@osce.org

Source: OSCE

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