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Youth Policy development in Georgia

The training activity took place
in Georgia
organised by Georgian Ministry of Sport & Youth
February 4-22, 2012

Aims & objectives

• To promote the National Youth Policy at all levels and strengthen the engagement of young people, youth centers and NGOs in building and implementing strategies and action plans for youth;
• To support municipalities developing own youth action plans;
• To develop understanding on impact of non-formal and informal education to personal and social development of young person;
• Increase understanding of life and needs of a young person;
• To develop capacity of youth to take part in youth policy.

Target group & international/intercultural composition of the group & team

The team was composed of Lithuanian and Georgian trainers and youth policy experts.

Profile of participants:
- Representatives from the municipalities active in local youth policy and who took part in the training course for Civil servants on essential cross-cutting competences for regional youth policy implementation;
- That was a follow-up activity where these trained civil servants put their new competences into practice

Training methods used & main activities

Brainstorming, case-studies, workshops, discussions etc.

Outcomes of the activity

Strengthened cooperation between youth policy stakeholders on local and national level; improved cross-sectorial cooperation, improved understanding of youth needs and need for structured dialogue with young people, understanding of need for open youth work and mobile youth work, better understanding of youth psychology.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

Trainer, expert.

I worked on this training for 14 days as a full time trainer.

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