YOUNG
WITH A VOICE


Recent activities

Dec
2018

Policy Statement developed

Based on previous work under this project, monitoring and advocacy results, developed recommendations, inputs collected during the final conference, through close collaboration of ChildPact and project partners, a unique Policy Statement was developed and delivered to all relevant stakeholders....

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Nov
2018

Final Project Conference

The Final Project Conference was organized in Belgrade in Hotel “Palace” in period on 7thNovember. The conference was attended by 35 participants, including, project partners, ChildPact secretary and Steering Committee members, regional CSOs, international organizations and public institutions....

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Nov
2018

Second Childpact Steering

Childpact Steering Committee members have gathered in Belgrade, Serbia, on November 6th - 7th, to review and discussongoing ChildPact activities, work of secretariat, work of policy and advocacy officers, general situation in the regional network...

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Sep
2018

Brochure presented

Two project team members, Mr. MladenMilutinovic and Mr. SasaStefanovic had a chance to resent the recommendations and the Brochure “State of Child Rights in the Western Balkans” in Brussels, on two separate meeting organized in September,...

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Jun-Dec
2018

Local Child driven actions

Starting from June, series of child driven activitieswere organized in all project countries in order to present results of monitoring and recommendations developed by children within the action. Local actions were designed, organized and implemented by children engaged in the action. Children in all countries have selected their way for presentation and discussion about developed recommendations and the importance of child rights and protection....

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Jun-Dec
2018

Presentation

National recommendations, developed in each country within the project were presented at national level in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo and Serbia, at 5 events in period June - December. Those events were used for presentation of recommendations, presentation of the brochure “State of Child Rights in the Western Balkans”...

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Jun
2018

First Childpact Steering

Childpact Steering Committee meeting has been held in Nis, Serbia, on June 4th - 5th. Committee members have gathered to discuss programing and project operation of the network, ongoing regional and European ChildPact activities..

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Jun
2018

Brochure State of Child Rights

Brochure “State of Child Rights in the Western Balkans” in 2018 has been published. It has incorporated national recommendations from CSOs and children regarding actions necessary to improve general position of children in each project country...

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Apr
2018

Recommendations from CSO and

Based on monitoring results in each project country, evidence based recommendations for improvement of the child rights and child protection state were developed in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo and Serbia...

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Mart
2018

Handbook for young educators

Handbook for young educators in the field of Child Rights, Advocacy and Monitoring of Public Policies was developed within the project. The Handbook will be actively used by young people engaged in the action during the preparation for monitoring ...

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Mart
2018

Monitoring teams

Groups for monitoring of child related policies were formed in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo and Serbia are formed by National coordinators in each project country. Two groups were formed in each country, one group is gathering CSOs representatives and one groups is formed from empowered young people...

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Mart
2018

First project team meeting

First project team meeting was organized in Nis, Serbia, on March 6th-7th. “Young With a Voice” team has gathered to discuss the project implementation plan, including project timeframe, project activities implementation dynamics and expected results. Meeting was used to define and assign the roles of national coordinators and all project team members....

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Nov
2017

Final regional meeting

Final regional meetingwas organized in Belgrade, Serbia on November 29th and 30th 2017. The general idea of the meeting was to present and discuss the current state of child rights and child protection in the project countries and Western Balkans region and to present and discuss position of migrant children and children living and working in the street...

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Sep/Oct
2017

National presentations

National recommendations were presented at the event organized in each project country. Those events were used for presentation of the recommendations and presentation of the brochure “State of Child Rights in the Western Balkans”.

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Sep/Nov
2017

Peer Workshops

Series of 8 peer workshops were conducted in period mid-September - November 2017 in project countries. Workshops were led by peer educators who were educated at the training for peer educators in Zlatar, Serbia. , ...

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Aug
2017

PEER EDUCATORS TRAINING

Meeting of project partners was held in Hotel “Olimpic”, Ulcinj, Montenegro on September 13 - 14, 2016. Meeting was attended by representatives of Open Club and MODS from Serbia, ...

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May
2017

State of child rights

Project delegationwas on the working visit to Brussels in period May 21st - 23rd, 2017.The aim of the visit was to present the situation related to child rights in the countries of the Western Balkans to the representatives of relevant bodies of the European Union.....

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May
2017

Broshure

Brochure “State of Child Rights in the Western Balkans” has incorporated national recommendations regarding actions necessary to improve general position of children in each project country - Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo and Serbia. ....

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Apr
2017

Development of national

Each national network engaged in the project has organized internal consultation process within the network to collect relevant input from civil society organizations working with and for children. Based on collected input, ....

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Feb
2017

Meeting of project partners

Project partners, representatives of the Open Club and MODS from Serbia, KOMF from Kosovo, “Nasa djeca Zenica” from BiH and “Children first” from Montenegro have gathered in Nis (Hotel “RileMen”), Serbia in period February 27th - March 1st 2017, , ...

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Oct
2016

Meeting of project partners

Meeting of project partners was held in Hotel “Olimpic”, Ulcinj, Montenegro on September 13 - 14, 2016. Meeting was attended by representatives of Open Club and MODS from Serbia, ...

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May-Sep
2016

National CPI trainnigs

Given the importance of the Index as a tool that provides insight into the development of the child protection system and comparisons on a regional level, CPI wasintroducedto CSOs members of the national networks in the Western Balkans. CPI was presented at National CPI trainings in BiH (on June 9, 2016; with 16 participants), Kosovo (on June 8, 2016; with 21 participant), Montenegro (on July 6, 2016; with 12 participants) and Serbia (on May 13, 2016; with 15 participants),...

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May
2016

Refined CPI methodology

Based on conclusions and recommendations collected atstakeholder workshop for refining of CPI, held in Belgrade on April 13-15, 2016 and ...

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Apr
2016

Regional CPI Workshop

Regional technical and stakeholder CPI workshop to refine the CPI methodology and indicators’ frameworkwas held in Belgrade, Serbia, on 13-15 April, 2016....

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Oct
2016

Regional Communication

Communication and negotiations regional training was held in Belgrade, Serbia in period 7th - 9th of October 2015, for 18 participants, national networks representatives from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia, with absence of KOMF Kosovo members who were unable to participate at the regional training ...

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Sep-Dec
2016

Evidence based advocacy

Evidence based advocacy campaigns are simultaneously launched in Albania, BiH, Montenegro, Kosovo and Serbia in last week of September 2016. Throughout the campaigns important social and child protection issues will be tackled, based on the findings from Child Protection Index results. The main idea of this process ..

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Dec
2015

CPI Launched in Serbian

A public hearing with the title “Child protection in Serbia. From laws to their enforcement” took place today at the National Assembly in Belgrade. The Committee on Labour, Social Issues, Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction

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Nov-Dec
2015

Final project events

In period November - December 2015, in each project country final high level event was organized with to aim to present the project idea and results to relevant local and national stakeholders, including, among others, decision and policy makers, experts, international organizations and CSOs representatives, etc. .

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Jun-Sep
2015

Social Media Workshops

Two day Social media workshop was organized in each of 5 project countries in period June - September 2015 (Serbia, Nis, Open Club facilities, 4th - 5th June 2015, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Zenica, Hotel “Dubrovnik”, ...

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Jun
2015

Story Telling Contest

National contest for short stories within “Young With A Voice” in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo and Serbia is now opened. The main characters of the story should be children and young people who are excluded from the community life in various ways, who are on the margins of society, who are exposed to poverty...

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May
2015

Story telling Workshop

Regional Story-telling workshop was held in Nis in period 11th - 13th of May 2015, with presence of 18 participants, national network members from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia. The workshop was aimed at pointing the right usage of storytelling in a strategic way, by articulating clear goals...

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Apr
2015

Regional Conference

Two day regional conference was held in Vrnjacka Banja, Serbia, on April 16th - 17th 2015, gathering 30 participants, project team, partners from all project countries, ChildPact and public authority representatives...

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Jan
2015

Launching “Young with a Voice”

The project “Young with A Voice” officially started on January 1st 2015, after the signing of Memorandum of Understanding between the Association for Development of Children and Youth - Open Club

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