Training sessions implemented in Serbia

Within the project "Youth Riders", in period from 16th until 19th of November 2017 in Niš, two 2-day training sessions were held for a total of 32 young people, 16 to 29 years of age, from 7 cross border districts from Serbia (Bor, Zaječar, Nišava, Pirot, Jablanica, Pčinja and Toplica). First training session with the topic "Youth politics and local actions in communities" was held in period 16th -17th of November 2017, while the second training

session with the topic "Project management and EU funds" was held in period 18th -19th of November 2017.

About the project "Youth Riders"

Training sessions were realized within the project "Youth Riders" implemented by the Association for Development of Children and Youth - Open Club from Nis in partnership with Free Youth Center from Vidin, Bulgaria, as a leading partner and the Association for Local Development Kamenica, Serbia, and is co-funded by the EU through the Interreg-IPA CBC Bulgaria-Serbia Programme. The overall objective of the project is through capacity building and cooperation in youth work and youth policy to contribute to integration and socio-economic development in Bulgaria-Serbia border region. This will be done through: empowering youth leaders and youth workers from both countries and building a sustainable cross-border network based on the "Community of Practice" model; by creating a supporting environment for cooperation and development of youth sector through exchange of best practices and innovations in youth work; promoting structural dialogue among young people in the border region. More information about the project can be found at

This publication has been produced with the assistance of the European Union through the Interreg-IPA CBC Bulgaria-Serbia Programme, CCI No 2014TC16I5CB007. The contents of this publication are the sole responsibility of Association for Development of Children and Youth - OPEN CLUB and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union or the Managing Authority of the Programme.

The project is co-funded by EU through the Interreg-IPA CBC Bulgaria–Serbia Programme.