Gender through the screen project Kick off meeting Skopje

Gender through the screen is capacity building project under Erasmus+ which aim to involve 8 youth organizations from western Balkans and EU which work in the field of the gender through the empowerment and support of youth workers.
The main aim of the project is to train youth workers, youth leaders and young people advocate and report gender issues in the media, while raising awareness of the public on the importance of gender roles as seen and portrayed in the mass media.

The project was set in 4 activities that shall entail a professional, highly motivating learning space and involvement for all participants. Clear educational objectives are set for each event and the pedagogical approach has been carefully planned with the input of the experts of each partner association.

We started with the first activity which was the kick off meeting in Skopje, Macedonia, the purpose of the kickoff meeting was to introduce the team, understand the project background, understand what needs to be done, planning of activities, coordination of partner organizations on how to coordinate, select participants, prepare participants, disseminate project results, implement activities, evaluate project and organize follow up activities and agree on how to work together effectively.

Each partner sent 2 coordinators/staff directly involved in implementation of the project in total 16 participants. The kickoff meeting gathered participants from Kosovo, Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovakia, Estonia and Hungary.

The project was organized by Organization for Advancement of Alternative Programs /Prizren and in cooperation with the partner organization Youth Council Next Generation / Skopje.

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