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Agenda 41562(2) kosovo

  1. 1. Youth and Sport activities P2Pstudtours 41562 organised in co-operation with The European Commission Liaison Office in Kosovo1 Venue : Name of meeting place: Hotel AFA Rr. Ali Kelmendi nr. 15 Pristina, 01 June - 03 June 2010 For more information on TAIEX assistance and to download presentations of this event, please go to : 1 Under UNSCR 1244/99
  2. 2. Aim of the meeting : The P2P Programme intends to offer to civil society organisations from the beneficiaries, among them also Kosovo, the possibility to familiarise themselves with EU structures, policy making process, programmes, policies and best practices. This seminar shall enhance the capacity of civil society organisations engaged in youth, education, and sport activities in Kosovo. More specifically, it shall present the possible EU programmes at the area of youth, sport, culture and education. It further intends to strengthen networking of CS organisations in Kosovo. Nongovernmental organizations and other civil society actors shall learn how to  engage with national and international organisms to implement various youth programmes at country level,  make outreach to remote areas and populations possible,  advocate issues relating to youth, education, employment, sport to a broad audience. Around 40 participants from civil society organisations in Kosovo will attend the conference. Some representatives of public authorities shall also take part at the event.
  3. 3. Day 1 : Tuesday 01 June 2010 Chair: - Ms Nurten Demiri, European Commission Liaison Office 10:00 Arrival and registration of participants Distribution of welcome package with the list of participants 10:30 Opening of the conference by Mr. Kjartan Björnsson – Head of Operations Section, European Commission Liaison Office in Pristina, Kosovo 10:45 Welcome speech by Mr. Lutfi Haziri, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports 11:00 Presentation of the civil society facility Ms Ardita Metaj-Dika, residential adviser in Kosovo, Technical Assistance for civil society organisations TACSO (Technical Assistance for Civil Society Organisations). Ms Magdalena Kleim, DG Enlargement, D4, European Commission 11:15 Coffee break 11:30 EU approach to the Kosovo issues with focus on youth, culture, sport and education Ms Carole Poullaouec, ECLO, European Commission Kosovo 12:00 EU projects for Kosovo within short term technical assistance, TAIEX Mr Conor Murray, DG ELARG, D4, European Commission 12:30 Questions and Answers 13:00 Lunch break 14:00 Youth in Action Programme – general presentation of the EU programme for young people and its availability to the Kosovo youth Ms Michèle Grombeer, Programme Manager, Education, Audiovisual & Culture Executive Agency, Unit P6 – Youth Questions and answers 14:30 Young Kosovo, Kosovo Youth Strategy and Action Plan 2010-2012 – Programme of the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport, Mr Fatmir Hoxha, Director of the Department of Youth, Ministry of Culture, Youth & Sports 15:00 Fun Football summer school project, Mr Iber Alaj, Director of the Department of Sport , Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports 15:30 Coffee break 16:00 Kosovo Projects of the ECLO:  Culture for All - Promoting Youth Participation  Kids Festival in Kosovo Ms Carole Poullaouec, ECLO, European Commission Kosovo 16:30 Questions and Answers 17:00 Visit to the Gallery of ART, Cocktail, Ministry of Culture
  4. 4. Day 2 : Wednesday 02 June 2010 Chair : - Ms Edis Agani, European Commission Liaison Office 09:00 Arrival of participants 09:30 Introductory remarks on the employment situation in Kosovo Ms Edis Agani, European Commission Liaison Office 09.45 Unemployment among the young generation – presentations followed by debate Moderation: Ms Edis Agani  Introduction to the national employment policy Mr Nenad Rasic, Minsiter of Labour and Social Welfare, Kosovo  Education& Training as a crucial instrument for the development of youth's employability that will increase their chance of first entry and social inclusion Ms Lida Kita, Operations Department, European Training Foundation, Torino  Trends of unemployment in Europe: an input from the YFJ Mr Luca Scarpiello, Board Member, European Youth Forum, Brussels  Employment, Youth and Local development Best practices in Valencia Region (Spain) Mr Miguel Mares Garces, Employment and Local Development, Valencia Region, Brussels 11:00 Coffee break 11.30 Volunteering - a way through unemployment Moderation: Ms Edis Agani KOSOVO SPEAKER TBC! Mr Domagoj Kovačić, Executive Director, South East European Youth Network, Bosnia and Herzegovina Mr Ibai Guirles López, REVE (Spanish Association of Ex-European Volunteers), Valladolid, Spain 13:00 Lunch break 14:00 Sport and social inclusion, equal opportunities and integration  Disabled youth  Ethnic minorities  Social imbalance  Sport at school  Youth centres Ms Merita Berisha, Chief of Mother and Child Health Observatory, Kosovo
  5. 5. Ms Vilma Venkovska-Milcev, Country Director, Search for Common Ground Macedonia & Kosovo Mr Miguel Mares Garces, Employment and Local Development, Valencia Region, Brussels 15:30 Questions and Answers 16:00 Coffee break 16.15 Youth programmes Mr Dren Rexha, Head of Youth Program, UNICEF Kosovo 16:45 Search for Common Ground – Project presentation “Soccer-based soap opera for social change – The Team” Mr Abou El Mahassine Fassi-Fihri, Europe Director, Search for Common Ground, European Office, Brussels 17:00 Questions and Answers
  6. 6. Day 3 : Thursday 03 June 2010 Chair : Ms Sonja Mitter-Škulj SALTO SEE 09:00 Arrival of participants 09:30 SALTO WORKSHOP about the Youth in Action Programme Information sessions relating to:  Presentation of the Youth in Action Programme (objectives, priorities and Actions open for the Neighbouring partner Countries incl. Kosovo) and practical examples of its implementation;  Statistical and analytical overview on the use of the Youth in Action Programme in Kosovo up to now;  Specific workshops on different Actions of the Programme open for the Neighbouring Partner Countries (European Voluntary Service, Youth Exchanges and Training and Networking Activities), during which the participants have an opportunity to find links of how the Programme could be integrated into their work;  Information about the support available in the frame of the Youth in Action Programme in Kosovo, in particular by the SALTO South East Europe Resource Centre;  Possibilities for support to participants after this event: support in preparing project applications for Youth in Action projects (possibilities for consultation), other possibilities for participation in and learning more about the Programme. Presentation by SALTO SEE trainers: Ms Danijela Juric from Croatia and Mr Dragan Atanasov from FYRo Macedonia 12:00 Questions and Answers and Discussion 13:00 Lunch break 14:00 PRACTICAL WORKSHOPS Guided by SALTO SEE trainers: Ms Danijela Juric and Mr Dragan Atanasov 17:00 Questions and Answers This meeting is being organised by the Technical Assistance Information Exchange Instrument of the European Commission CHAR 03/149 , B - 1049 Brussels Telephone: +32-2-296 73 07 , Fax: +32-2-296 76 94, Web site