YOUTH TAKING OVER DAY – YOUNGSTERS FROM NIKSIC VISIT MUNICIPALITY OF NIKSIC
On Tuesday, December 26, 2017, it was organized visit of youngsters to Municipality of Niksic within the “Youth Taking Over Day”.
This event was organized by the Local Democracy Agency Montenegro in cooperation with the Deputy Mayor of the Municipality and the Secretariat for Culture, Sports, Youth and Social welfare of the Municipality of Niksic. The visit was attended by representatives of Student Parliament of the School of Economics and Hospitality from Niksic, as well as with their coordinator and professor Vesna Josipovic.
The aim of this day is to bring the work of local self-government closer to young people, increase trust in institutions, and finally, that this program becomes a practice in the future.
The youngsters first visited the City Library “Njegos”, where they were received by the director of this institution, Renata Bulajic, who called for cooperation, and showed exceptional openness to support the Student Parliament and School for all ideas, or programs that young people would propose and create.
Afterwards, the young people had the opportunity to visit the Secretariat for Culture, Sports, Youth and Social Care of Niksic Municipality, where they were hosted by the Secretary of this Secretariat, Milan Korac. Presenting the areas of work of this Secretariat, that is, competencies, the young people had the opportunity to get to know with both the possibilities in the field of education, as well as in sports and culture, but also to ask questions related to them.
Maja Radoicic, in front of the Youth Office of the Municipality of Niksic, also presented the work of the Office itself, as well as the current legal framework for youth at the local and national level.
Sonja Nikcevic, the Vice-Mayor of the Municipality of Niksic, in the Assembly Hall of the Municipality of Niksic, welcomed the young people and showed support for the initiatives of this kind, but also presented the work-field of the Assembly as local legislative authority.
Head of the Mayors office, Slobodanka Roganovic, welcomed the youngsters as well, presented the work of this service, but also commended the cooperation of the Local Democracy Agency and the Municipality of Niksic, both in the organization of the event and in other situations.
The last segment of the visit in the municipality building itself is acquaintance with the Citizenship Bureau, that is, field of work registrar, the necessary documents and conditions for issuing a work or volunteer booklet, as well as verifying the various documents.
This day was concluded with a visit to the Office for the Prevention of Narcotics in the Municipality of Niksic, where Ljubica Abramovic presented the work of the Office, but also stressed the importance of the Student Parliaments, as bodies that can be significant when working on the prevention of addiction, but also noted that early next year plan and visit exactly to JU Economic and Hospitality School.
SHARE project in Cooperation with Municipality of Monfalcone with financial support of Autonomous Region Venetia Friuli Giulia