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ECOFORUM - Artur Ghazaryan - YOUTH BANK: A youth-led project management on the national level

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Презентация использовалась во время выступления Артура Казаряна, спикера международного ЭКОФОРУМА "Мир управления проектами" и представил тему "Молодежный банк. Управление молодежными проектами на национальном уровне"

The presentation was used during the Artur Ghazaryan's speech, who was the speaker of the International ECOFORUM "World of project management" and present the topic "YOUTH BANK: A youth-led project management on the national level"

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ECOFORUM - Artur Ghazaryan - YOUTH BANK: A youth-led project management on the national level

  1. 1. www.youthbank.am www.youthbankinternational.org …a change in one life is a change in the country’s future…
  2. 2. Yeghiazar Davtyan Member of the city council of Martuni town
  3. 3. Youth Bank? Are you sure? Can you please tell me the address of this bank, I need to take a loan for my business. Plastic Cards? Debit Cards? Loans? Commercial Bank? Money exchange? Interest?
  4. 4. Youth Bank is a… Youth-led grant-making programme within a host organization, which channels money into projects that will improve the quality of life of local communities. It is also a process and way of working with young grant-makers that encourages and trains them as they develop essential life skills as well as increase their employability capabilities. The program is based on a model developed in Northern Ireland to help youth overcome conflict and poverty.
  5. 5. Youth Bank is unique It puts moneydirectly into the hands of young people who decide on howit will be spent.
  6. 6. YouthBank from Top to Bottom YouthBank International network managed by: Vernon Ringland, www.youthbankinternational.org YouthBank in Armenia implemented by www.epfarmenia.am
  7. 7. Youth Bank 16 STEPS 1. Recruitment and Selection 2. Grant Making Training 3. Publicity and Promotion 4. Needs assessment 5. Setting themes and priorities 6. Receiving applications 7. Pre-selection of the applications 8. Interviews
  8. 8. 9. Scoring and Decision-making 10. Saying Yes, saying No 11. Contracts and changes 12. Monitoring and Mentoring 13. Report writing and PR 14. Fundraising 15. Celebration 16. Volunteering Youth Bank 16 STEPS
  9. 9. Youth-led Projects
  10. 10. Youth Bank International YouthBanks operate in 27 countries around the Globe Our belief is that it makes sense to put money into young people’s hands.
  11. 11. Mariana Buruiana, MoldovaOystein Flemmen, Norway
  12. 12. Golden Rules While all Youth Banks are given flexibility to develop in a variety of ways to suit local needs, their work is underpinned by a number of key principles. These are called the Youth Bank Golden Rules. YOUTH- LED OPEN TO ALL YOUNG PEOPLE PARTICIPATION & INCLUSION PROMOTING UNDERSTAND ING CLEAR AND FAIR METHODS SAY IT AS IT IS SKILLS & EXPERIEN CE REFLECTION & EVALUATION CELEBRATION
  13. 13. YB boosts Volunteering YBs learn to take initiative, enjoy giving and cultivate the culture of philanthropy
  14. 14. YB boosts Volunteering
  15. 15. YB boosts Volunteering
  16. 16. Snowball effect
  17. 17. YouthBank CONTEXTS • Leadership and Civic Activism • Community Development • Conflict Transformation and Peace-building • Business and Entrepreneurship • Poverty Reduction and Social Exclusion • Environment and Healthy Living • Life Skills, Career Skills, Arts and Crafts • Sports and Recreation • Youth Mobility and Exchanges • Education and Empowerment • Participation in Local Government • And much more…
  18. 18. The Youth Bank and Conflict Transformation The peace-building value of YouthBank was first seen in Northern Ireland (NI) following over three decades of violent internal conflict. The potential to replicate this initiative was grasped by various organizations in the emergent states of the former Yugoslavia. They approached the Community Foundation for Northern Ireland (the home of YouthBank International in NI) to share the knowledge and expertise they had gathered.
  19. 19. YB BENEFITS YouthBank brings a range of benefits to young people involved, particularly as regards their skills, confidence, personal growth and development When YouthBanks are hosted by a larger organisation the latter benefits greatly. YouthBank members raise the organisation’s profile as they promote their own projects. Young people who benefit from YouthBank grants realise that they have the confidence and ability to make effective decisions, improve their local communities and become active citizens.
  20. 20. YB KEY INGREDIENTS The YouthBank model allows young people to take real responsibility through decision-making about the allocation of grant funds. It encourages young people to put their own ideas into practice through fund raising and budgeting
  21. 21. SIMPLE, FLEXIBLE FORMULA: Local young people are recruited, trained and appointed to act as grant makers. They decide on local priorities and develop application and assessment systems.Young grant makers are in the driving seat but are never alone: they receive all the support they need from YouthBank International and experienced national YouthBank coordinators when relevant.
  22. 22. Measurable benefits for grant makers: Grant recipients learn to implement their projects, plan their activities, manage their budget and promote their message through media outlets: Employability skills: decision making, publicity, communications and public relations, design and IT, project planning, financial literacy, negotiation, team work. Life skills: dealing with differences, enhancing cultural understanding, working as a team, negotiation
  23. 23. Benefits to local communities: • Makes young people’s participation real and positive • Benefits for the wider community: legacy of funded projects, assumptions about young people are challenged. • YouthBank is fully inclusive and encourages the participation of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds
  24. 24. FUN? – Of course!!!
  25. 25. MAY 25 - YouthBank Day
  26. 26. THANK YOU and STAY TUNED

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