30 BALKAN YOUNGSTERS GATHERED IN SKOPJE FOR ALDA SUMMER UNIVERSITY
ALDA Skopje organizes ALDA Summer University for more than 30 youngsters from the Balkan and France from 17 to 22 July. The international event, which will cover the topic “Remembrance and intercultural dialogue” was officially opened today at FON university.
Ivana Petrovska, director of ALDA Skopje, gave her opening remarks during the official opening ceremony.
“Events like this one are steps towards the EU integration as we hope to live as one country,” Ivana Petrovska said.
This Summer University contributes towards mutual learning and experience gaining in the topic of remembrance and intercultural dialog among the participants in order to provide an opportunity for the young participants to reflect on the past, to discuss the current challenges and moreover to develop competencies needed to build future democratic Europe. The participants from 7 Balkan countries and France will attend lectures, workshops and field visits in Skopje.
ALDA Summer University “Remembrance and intercultural dialogue” is organized by ALDA – European Association for Local Democracy, in cooperation with FON university. The event is financially supported by Central European Initiative- CEI, Decentralized cooperation between region Normandy and Macedonia and the European Union, and it is organized within the cooperation between Normandy and Macedonia, Balkan Regional Platform for Youth Participation and Dialogue and LADDER.