CEP & YOUTH

Centre for European Perspective is fully committed to the belief that empowerment of young people represents an indispensible step towards sustainable and prospective future. Our work includes: meaningful participation, empowerment of girls and women, non-formal education, skills and competencies for life, innovative thinking and entrepreneurship, future leadership, digital technologies, anti-radicalization and extremism prevention, children and youth in armed conflicts.

New faces of Western Balkans politics: continuity or change?

CEP Project Manager Sabina Carli moderated a discussion “New faces of Western Balkans politics: continuity or change?” in the framework of the 2018 edition of Balkan SAYS – Security Architecture Youth Seminar in Ljubljana, Slovenia in the beginning of October. A...
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Young BSF: Mediterranean Dimension of the OSCE

Young BSF ended in Bled with a panel and round-table workshop organised in close cooperation with Italy, which currently chairs the OSCE. Slovenian Foreign Affairs Ministry State Secretary Iztok Mirošič delivered the first address, in which he pointed to the youth as...
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Young BSF: Conflict Prevention, Peace Building, Peacebuilding and Mediation

The first of the two Young BSF panels that were incorporated into the main forum in Bled this year tried to find ways to prevent conflicts, build peace and use mediation, by focusing on contemporary cases in the Balkans and the Middle East – from the political,...
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The Start:up Balkan winning company Meerkiddo travels to London for a business-boosting visit

The founder of the winning start-up of the Start:up Balkan programme Meerkiddo from Bosnia and Herzegovina will at the beginning of September travel to London and visit a global start-up hub. With the 5-day visit of the winning start-up to the global capital and...
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EUSDR supports Young BSF and BSF 2018

As Priority area 10 of the EUSDR is focusing on Institutional Capacity and Cooperation we aim to include young professionals in the policy processes that are defining not only youth policies but tackle the major societal challenges. Institutions need to be able and...
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CEP at the Western Balkans Summit

It was the fifth time that the six Western Balkans countries participated in a Summit dedicated to a common cooperation and integration with the European Union. This year’s Summit took place in the United Kingdom in London on 10 July. Prime Minister Theresa May hosted...
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Here we come – youth development discussed in the EU capital

“Here we come! - Conference on talent management and youth perspectives in the Western Balkans” took place on June 19 in Brussels where Sabina Carli of CEP presented our endeavors in the field of youth development, entrepreneurship, non-formal education recognition...
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20 start-ups, 20 success stories from BiH and Kosovo

In order to support the endeavor of the countries of the Western Balkans, the Centre for European Perspective (CEP) has been engaged in the entrepreneurial programmes for the last five years and its main objective is empowerment of young entrepreneurs from Bosnia and...
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Start:up Balkans, Development Cooperation programme and Danube experts come together for PODIM Conference in Maribor

The Civil Society Forum of the Western Balkans in its conclusions on the issues of economic stability in the region emphasise: “The per capita income of the Western Balkan countries is just 27 percent of the EU15 average. Over 50% of youth population is unemployed,...
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Young BSF: Special opportunity for youth leaders from Central Europe Initiative (CEI) countries

Due to our partnership with the Central European Initiative, we are able to offer travel grants to young leaders coming from following countries: Albania, Belarus, Croatia, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Ukraine. Successful applicants will have their...
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