SALTO-YOUTH Logo

BRAVO - Bosnian Representative Association for Valuable Opportunities

BRAVO - Bosnian Representative Association for Valuable Opportunities is a non-profit and apolitical non-governmental organization that works and covers whole Bosnia and Herzegovina. Founders of BRAVO are two people who hold a degree of Mechanical Engineers and one person holding a law degree, who have several years of experience in the non-governmental sector and international projects and programs. The main idea and motivation was, following their own example, to motivate young people to activate themselves, to learn and engage in new technologies, take part in activism and volunteerism and to inspire other citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina to support B&H on its path to EU.


Bosnian Representative Association for Valuable Opportunities (BRAVO) is a non-profit and non-governmental organization. The things that make this organization outstanding and ready to assume responsibility are core principles: tolerance, democracy, diversity, voluntariness and openness.
Our teams are working in the following fields/topics: Human Rights, Anti-Trafficking, People with disabilities, Reproductive health and STDs, Gender Equality and Combating Gender-Based Violence, Sports on a daily basis, Audio and Video production, People with fewer opportunities, Organizing events, Entrepreneurship, IT and ICT, Technology, Humanitarian actions, National and International projects, Support in fight against Criminal and Corruption, Accelerating start-ups, Industry 4.0, Entrepreneurship, Project management, Refugee and Migrants, Creative Actions, but at the same time we are working on publishing books, brochures, newsletters, flyers, affiliations and other publications and a lot of others activities.
Our general target group is youth within the age of 15 to 35, but we focus on all people in need of help and our support. Bearing that in mind, we say that we care for people from 3 to 103. The focus of our organization is on international projects, including all sectors and topics above, but at the same time working with people with fewer opportunities and taking care of European values and principles. We are working with institutions for people with disabilities such as institutions for Deaf and Blind people. Through our activities, in cooperation with institutions and organizations led by people with disabilities, we are teaching silent language and do sports activities with blind people. At our projects as coordinators or hosting organization, we love to bring participants in one of these two institutions and give them an opportunity to learn something totally new.
We have been working following fields

Youth Empowerment

- It provides equal opportunities for youth to productively participate in all processes of national development.
- It enables the youth to realize their full potential.
- Reflects youth issues in all relevant policies and policy documents.

Education and training

- Accessibility to affordable and quality formal and non-formal education and carrier counseling for youth ensured.
- Grant special priority to the youths who want to take vocational training and skill-oriented education.
- Equip the youth with relevant skills for the labor market.
- Consulting
- Soft skills
- Public speaking and communication
- Combating gender-based violence

Employment Creation

- Actively promote youth employment at national, provincial, district and constituency levels.
- Reduce the level of unemployment among the youth by 10 percent annually.
- Increase the involvement of youth in the main economic growth sectors
- Industry 4.0, start-up acceleration programs and new technology

Health

- To promote and support youth-friendly programs aimed at responsible sexual behavior.
- To establish youth health clubs for creating an easy environment to have a discussion on youth health and to conduct coeval education programs.
- To make arrangements for the availability of a youth health expert on-demand from such clubs.
- To implement awareness programs and provide information about matters like a healthy environment for a healthy life, healthy food and lifestyle for a healthy life, procreative health.
- To launch awareness programs for protecting adolescent boys and girls against sexual violence likely to occur against them at the workplace.
- Teaching importance of the Reproductive Health and STDs
- Combating Anti-trafficking

Environment

- Promote the active participation of the youth in the protection of their environment.
- Increase innovation in environmental management
- Educating people about the importance of the green cities and healthy lifestyle
- Working on creating green roofs and fields
- Environmental awareness
- Creating tools for eco-friendly behavior

Youth and Non-Formal Education

- Improve access to information for the youth
- Enhance employment opportunities for the youth in the media sector
- Communication Management
- Social Media Management
- Media as a Non-formal education tool
- Combating hate speech and fake news.
- Support in fight against Criminal and Corruption
- Working with people with fewer opportunities
- Working with people with disabilities
- International and National projects for inclusion
- Gender Equality

Arts and Culture

- Facilitate the promotion of local arts and culture among the youth.
- Ensure the protection of local arts and culture.
- Enhance the contribution of arts and culture to the national economy.
- Hip hop music and dance
- Street art
- Photography
- Video and audio production
- Stop animation

Sport and Recreation

- Ensure accessibility to sporting and recreational facilities in communities and villages.
- Enhance the social responsibility of the youth through the use of sports.
- Promote traditional games for tourism promotion and as a means of cultural preservation.
- Promotion of a healthy lifestyle
- Inclusion through sports
- Education through sports
- Sport as a tool for developing businesses
Goals and activities of the organization are:
- advocating the promotion of democracy and democratic values in Bosnia and Herzegovina and EU
- active involvement in the promotion of European standard in the field of public policies
- advocating the promotion of civil society values
- supporting the fight against crime and corruption
- advocating the promotion of ecology and environment protection
- advocating gender equality and human rights
- assistance and support in the promotion of culture and sport
- active involvement in the promotion of socially responsible entrepreneurship
- advocating the promotion of tolerant relations among citizens of B&H of different nationalities and ethnicity
- active involvement in the promotion of altruism and social solidarity through organizing humanitarian, cultural, sports and educational events for the purpose of realizing activities of the Organization in accordance with the law
- working with institutions for people with disabilities
- assistance and support in identifying the interest and needs of citizens regarding government
- active involvement in the promotion of the development of local authorities, democracy, and political participation
- cooperation with same or similar organizations and government institutions domestic as well as foreign, for the purpose of realizing activities of the Organization in accordance with the law
- publishing books, brochures, leaflets, flyers, and other publications, as well as starting a website for the needs of members of the Organization for the purpose of realizing activities of Organization in accordance with the law
- Organizing independently or in cooperation with other legal entities, roundtables, symposiums, debates, counseling, workshops, public debates and other events for the purpose of realizing activities of Organization in accordance with the law.
- daily work with disable youth
- changing the start-up ecosystem in the CEE region
- to organize training and workshops in the field of entrepreneurship, raising the awareness of the importance of the self-employability;
- to offer business knowledge for the expansion of already existing companies;
- to collect and elaborate expert literature in the field of methodology for training for adults and youth;
- to collect and disseminate the comprehensive knowledge for the different working methodology and to enable constant development of BRAVO working tools;
- to facilitate, coordinate and implement projects in sustainable economic development;
- to increase qualities of the SPORTS in WB and EU
- to encourage regional and international cooperation and exchange;
- constant Institutional/Organizational Development

BRAVO VISION

The vision of BRAVO consists of an idea of creating a strong network of volunteers, donors and partners in order to be fully available in times of need. We strive to transform compassion into action in order to inspire, motivate and promote all forms of human dignity through different kind of activities and projects. This can contribute to keeping and promoting human dignity as a value that is incorporated in all human beings. BRAVO tends to identify and invest in short-term and long-term strategic partnerships in all fields we are active at.

BRAVO MISSION

BRAVO has a social impact which goal is to promote lifelong commitment together with emphasizing the positive experience of users by deepening knowledge of core principles of discipline, teamwork, safety, respect and integrity. BRAVO tends to gather volunteers who share interest in IT and video production, sports activities, social activism, art, creative activities, innovation, education, safety, and etc. as a profession or hobby. All this can enrich our experience through sharing ideas, needs and creativity in different fields, and by this, we are deepening our knowledge and experience of Erasmus plus and other European programs. BRAVO offers to its volunteers a chance for engagement, creation and development of their skills and knowledge outside working room and office. By participating in BRAVO, members learn to work together through the idea of giving back to society by promoting volunteering and active citizenship. Continuously we try to express ourselves through pictures and social whether we are promoting our activities, or promoting a cause that is important to everyone.

BRAVO VALUES are:

- commitment
- originality and innovation
- teamwork and collective responsibility
- democracy and transparency of work
- objectivity and self-criticism
- recognition
- tolerance
- diversity
- volunteerism and openness

This profile has been viewed 283 times.
BRAVO - Bosnian Representative Association for Valuable Opportunities

Contact person: Ismail Sehic

E-mail:

Phone: 0038762534933

Mobile: 0038762467478

E-mail: i.sehic@bravo-bih.com

E-mail: esc@bravo-bih.com

E-mail: edelhida@bravo-bih.com

BRAVO - Bosnian Representative Association for Valuable Opportunities is

a Non-profit/Non-Governmental Organisation
based in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sarajevo)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo
focused on
  • Democracy/Active citizenship
  • Entrepreneurship
  • European citizenship
  • Gender equality
  • Human rights
  • Innovation
  • Intercultural dialogue
  • Non-formal learning
  • Sports
  • Unemployment/employability
and interested in:
  • Youth Exchanges
  • Volunteering Activities (formerly EVS)
  • Training and Networking
  • Transnational Youth Initiatives
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Capacity Building
  • Meetings between young people and decision-makers
BRAVO - Bosnian Representative Association for Valuable Opportunities in 160 characters:

BRAVO offers to its volunteers a chance for engagement, creation, and development of their skills and knowledge outside the working room and office.

Partner connections

BRAVO - Bosnian Representative Association for Valuable Opportunities has no connections so far.

Short URL to this project:

http://otlas-org.salto-youth.net/7459

back to top