With an implementation period of 6 months in municipality Gjorce Petrov, the main purpose of the project “Future Community Leaders” is to improve the participation of smaller ethnic communities at the local level. The goal is improving interethnic tolerance of young members of the smaller communities and to preparing them for participation in the democratic processes at the local level.
More specifically the objectives are raising awareness of young students in the municipality of diversity, identity and opportunities for involvement of youth democratic processes at the local level, strengthening capacities of young pupils in the municipality of cooperation, tolerance, respect and oratory and promoting the art of good speaking and oratory of young students.
General purpose – to improve interethnic tolerance of young members of the smaller communities and to prepare them for participation in the democratic process at the local level.
Target group: Members of the smaller communities in the municipality Gorce Petrov (Serbs, Roma, Albanians, Bosnians, Turks)
The project is implemented through activities such as: campaigns to inform young people in the municipality Gorce Petrov for peaceful and harmonious development, respecting diversity and identity, forums, trainings and oratory evening with students from the elementary schools of the municipality.