In the period from 10th to 16th of June 2018 the contact-making seminar „Make contact-connect!“ took place in the Training centre Pirovac. On this seminar 20 participants, representatives of 10 partner organisations from 9 European countries participated. The participants got chance to get in contact, share experience and knowledge in youth work, meet the international context of youth work, present their working methods and learn new as well as to develop concrete project ideas based on the needs of their organisations, as well as community they are working in. Additionally, during seminar a study visit to Split was organized, were participants enjoyed the city, as well as learned from the best national and international practices in youth work presented by our associate organisation – Info zone.
At the end of the seminar the participants developed concrete action plans, developed project ideas with the potential partners, divided roles and set up deadlines for writing and submitting project proposals.
After seminar, in the follow up phase, development of Manual „Partnership in Youth Work“ will be in focus of our work. In the Manual all partner organisations that took participation in seminar will be presented, as well as methods that they use in youth work, created partnerships and developed project ideas, aiming at empowering and motivating other organisation to plan and develop activities and projects in partnership.
This event was implemented within the project „Make contact-connect!“, which aims to foster interconnection, networking and exploration of opportunities through partnership between youth associations, and it was financially supported by EU through ERASMUS program.