About the project

Project YOUTH RIDERS is an initiative co-funded by the EU through the program INTERREG-IPA Bulgaria - Serbia and aims at capacity building and cooperation in the field of youth and youth policy, which contribute to the integration and socio-economic development of the Bulgarian-Serbian border region.

Training sessions in Bulgaria

11-12, 18-19.11.2017. In Montana and Dupnitsa, two two-day workshops were held for youth leaders and youth workers under the Youth Riders project. The themes of the training were "Organizing of events" and "Organizing successful volunteer initiatives and campaigns", respectively. 

Youth Leaders Camp

In the period 30.08 - 04.09.2017. a youth leaders camp was held in the Kamеnitsa Hill, near Nis, Serbia. The camp was attended by 40 young people, 20 from each country - representatives of youth and working with youth organisations from the border region. Two training sessions were held - Strategic Planning and Advocacy and Public Relations. A Memorandum to build a cross-border youth network was signed and an Address to the public authorities of both countries was drafted during the last two days.

Leader camp in Serbia

Free Youth Centre association, together with Open Club Nis and Kamenitza associations,  partners under Youth Riders project, are organizing an international youth leadership camp in the Kamenichki Vis area, near Nis, Serbia. The camp aims to consolidate the youth sector across the cross-border region, by building an informal network of youth and working with youth organizations. 20 youth leaders (16-29) from Bulgaria and 20 from Serbia will take part in it. It will take place between 31.08 - 04.9.2017 (for 5 days). 


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