What We Do

What we do?
Youth in Free Inittiative (YFI) is a local NGO that seeks to inspire individual and collective transformation to create positive social change. YFI creates awareness on youth participation, human rights, gender issues, and youth activism fostering a culture that is rooted in self reflection, sensitivity and participation. We create opportunities for individuals and youth groups to contribute time, energy, skills, materials and financial resources in response to critical community needs. Through its programmes, YFI seeks to bridge parallel involvement and communication with local community, by spreading awareness on social issues and enhancing the impact and spread of the work that young people are involved in.
Goal of organization: Promotion of Human Rights values through conducting human rights education for young people; support and strength democratic institutions and civil society through direct participation and representation of young people in decision making.
An inclusive more united society that values and supports its young people in becoming fully engaged in the civic, social, economic and cultural life of diverse practices.
• To empower young people to get involved in issues that affect them.
• To mobilize young people through youth groups engagement, social network discussions, sports clubs, school programs, working youth organizations and youth parliaments to become active local actors.
• To build capacity, better skills and increase knowledge on human rights, participation and decision making.
• To promote inter-youth dialogues and education to help reduce/end violence against and among young people.
• To facilitate and encourage youth participation in decision making and active citizenship.
• To value the contributions of young people in achieving positive change.
• To share links to other education and support programs, conferences and events.
• To encourage government collaboration with young people and their organizations to set up structures for youth participation
• To preserve the dignity and safety of young people.
Our main activities are: Training Courses, Campaigning, Youth Exchanges, Summer Camps, Street Shows/campaigns, Public Debates, Internships, Sending, Hosting and Coordinating EVS (European Voluntary Services).

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