On June 28-29, in Sviatohirsk, a forum "Civic Activity of Youth" was held as a result of the project of NGO "Youth of the East of Ukraine" and FNF East and Southeast Europe. Within the project there was a series of trainings for young people of Pokrovsk, Sloviansk, Mariupol, Sievierodonetsk. More than 100 participants learned more about the possibilities of realization of civic activity, about project management and fundraising.
Having received the qualitative knowledge, the participants presented 19 projects of diverse subjects for children, youth and communities. During the forum, the authors presented projects and received qualified advice from experts Oleksandr Solontai, Maksym Koliensnykov, Miriam Cosmel - the leadrt of Friedrich Naumann Foundation in Ukraine. After the discussion, 5 best projects were selected as those which will receive financial support from the Fund for their implementation:
- "Dialogue for Peace" by Irina Bodnar (Kramatorsk);
- "Festival of Peace" by Victoria Kurska (Cherkaske OTG);
- "Insta-picnic" by Alina Rudich (Pokrovsk);
- "Opening the Youth Center "NOVOSKHID" by Victoria Yemets (Novohrodivka);
- "LEMKO Center" by Yuliya Tymchak ( Zvanivka, Bakhmut district).
Congratulations to the winners and successful implementing the projects!