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Youth involvement in a constructive dialogue: Communist Past in Contemporary Western Balkan (YOU-WB)

The project Youth involvement in a constructive dialogue: Communist Past in Contemporary Western Balkan (YOU-WB) is a project funded by Europe for Citizens Program, European Remembrance. 

It involves students, practitioners, and academicians from Albania, Macedonia, France, and Italy and aims is to foster national and transnational youth activist's dialogue about the reflection of past communist regimes in contemporary Western Balkan (WB). 

The project activities are envisaging different thematic 4 workshops in 4 different countries tackling the topics that reflect the past communist regime (such as rules, norms, rights, practices, and customs); the national Identities and collective memory in an enlarged Europe; political culture and social changes in post-communist transition, finalizing with the conference that will focus on the Post-Communism and Democracy in WB.

The project is a partnership among Center for Comparative and International Study (project leader) CCIS; Mesdheu Center (MC) Qendra SHKENCE DHE INOVACION PER ZHVILLIM (SCiDEV) (from Albania); Center for Change Management (from North Macedonia); Patrimoine sans Frontières (PSF) (France) and PERIPLI - Culture e Società Euromediterranee (Italy)

Period 01.02.2021 - 01.07.2022

Donor: Europe for Citizens Program

Project beneficiary: Students, practitioners, and academicians from Albania, Macedonia, France, and Italy

Main goal:

To foster national and transnational youth activist's dialogue about the reflection of past communist regimes in contemporary Western Balkan (WB).

 

Expected results:

  • Creating space for dialogue and reflection through remembrance of European values 
  • Better youth understanding about civic participation in post-communist Western Balkans 
  • Reflection in the past that encourages youth discussion in the contemporary WB countries

This project is funded by Europe for Citizens Program, European Remembrance



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