ECMI co-creates youth network in North Mitrovica

Action, research and documentation (ECMI Synergy Wheel stories) - European Centre for Minority IssuesThis winter, young people in North Mitrovica attend ECMI Kosovo trainings. Course headlines like ‘reconciliation and peace’ reflect what will tie together a new youth network.

A range of forward pointing trainings is taking place in North Mitrovica this winter. The training courses are organized by ECMI Kosovo and Association for Peace Kosovo (AFPK).

The hope of the partners is that the participants will form a network of young people – maybe even a new generation – that promote values like human rights, democracy, peace, reconciliation, and tolerance.

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Rolling out the training courses

The first two training session on Peace and Reconciliation and Democracy and its historical developments took place in December. 30 individuals in the age between 16 and 29 attended the two training sessions.

A third course took place on 25-26 January, where the title was Political dynamics of idea of citizenship throughout centuries. Around 20 young people took part.

Potential participants can still enrol for the last training session. The targeted groups are high school pupils, students, youth centre members, or any other young people in North Mitrovica. The contact address is nptmitrovica (at)

The project Youth of Mitrovica/ë for a Democratic Society is financed by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Pristina.

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