Organisational grant for Friends of Youth Association for region of Goriska

Project facts

Project promoter:
Friends of Youth Association for region of Goriska(SI)
Project Number:
In implementation
Initial project cost:


The Association of Friends of Youth for Goriška Region raises the quality of life of children, adolescents and their families through socially responsible programs, advocacy, awareness-raising, education, and the implementation of leisure activities. They provide children and adolescents with equal opportunities and a safe, quality upbringing into mentally stable, empathetic, responsible, creative, and critically thinking individuals. They help families to become capable of making responsible decisions for the common good and the quality of life of present and future generations. They organize camps and events for children to promote social inclusion of children of all social backgrounds on equal terms and make their voices heard, such as the Children’s Parliament with a 30-year tradition. They also organize experiential workshops for the development of cultural and social values, workshops and weekly workshops for children and parents, summer and education camps. They raise awarness on families and gender equality as well as stigmatization of powerty.

In the next three years the organization will further develop their programs by strengthening advocacy in the field of children''s rights and educational programs for active citizenship. They will work towards changing the concept and the content of the school for parents. They will pay special attention to humanitarian programs to make them even more effective with focus on gendar equality (promoting equal pay, work-life balance, awarness raising on women powerty and non-paid domestic work etc.) and non-discrimination (inclusion of children and youth with different backgrounds in their activities - including migrants, addressing social inclusion, disability and LGBTQI). By further developing the programs and the functioning of the association, they will strive to increase the visibility of the organization and become a strategic partner to local, national, and international organizations.

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