The second training “Sharing the experience – expanding the thematic work program of the network” within the project “Youth of the Balkans for Europe” ended in Knjazevac on September 12. This three-day event was attended by 30 participants from 14 organizations, including representatives of Local Democracy Agencies , which is one of the founders of the Balkan Network for Local Democracy.
The trainings were held from monitoring and evaluation of public policies, evidence based local advocacy, local budgeting and youth policies. The acquired knowledge is very important in the further process of monitoring the accession to the European Union, because are participating organizations specifically dedicated to Chapters 19, 23 and 24.The development of a common methodological approach for analyzing and comparing local policies in the context of the European integration process is what is expected of all training participants.
The Balkan Youth for Europe project is implemented by the Foundation Center for Democracy, CRTA, Y outh Act, Sodem, the European ALDA Network and the Balkan Local Democracy Network.