Debate Center, in partnership with Vullnetarët e Qytetit, has organized the second discussion within the series “Real Talk with Youth”, where it was discussed about the active participation of young people in decision-making at the local level and the challenges they face.
Guests in this discussion were: Leonora Morina-Bunjaku, Deputy Mayor of Gjilan; Arianit Sadiku, Chairman of the Municipal Assembly; Kushtrim Zeqiri, Director of the Directorate of Culture, Youth and Sports.
In this discussion, the young people from the Debate Club in Gjilan had the opportunity to be informed by municipal officials on issues such as: municipal youth subsidies, scholarships, cultural and recreational activities, and other matters related to the involvement of young people in planning and decision making. Also, in this discussion, the participants raised different topics related to their daily challenges, such as infrastructure problems, public safety, and education.
“Real Talk with Youth” series aims to give young people from Debate Clubs the opportunity to challenge policymakers and practice their debating and public speaking skills.
This activity is supported by the US Embassy in Pristina.