Project Title: SPATIAL JUSTICE: Engaging, Empowering, and Enabling Youth to Lead Sustainable Action for upgrading peripheral areas
Duration: 24 months (January 2022- December 2023)
Donor: European Commission, Erasmus plus Programme
Youth in peripheral areas are highly vulnerable to poverty, lacking appropriate education and less opportunity for employment. Yet young residents in these communities are also one of the least represented populations in planning and community development processes.
Youth living in peripheral areas are lacking the capacities to address to the public
institutions their needs and the motivation to change. Still youth are not well connected with each other and in most cases unable to mobilize to bring a change to their
The overall goal of the project is engaging, empowering and enabling youth to lead sustainable actions for transforming peripheral areas into livable areas through sharing good practice, innovative tools and methods.
The specific objectives of the project :
- Empowering young professional from participating organizations with appropriate tools and methods to influence the transformation of peripheral areas into livable areas,
- Engaging and enabling rural youth to effectively contribute to scaling up peripheral areas upgrading,
- Disseminating the results and the methodology of the project with the purpose of making a wider impact to the society through online events and virtual communication.