Sustainable Development of the Society starts with Youth

The project seeks to increase the role of civil society organizations in the development of competencies and active participation of young people in the field of sustainable development and strengthen partnerships between civil society organizations, schools and local communities in raising awareness of sustainable development.

Project contributes to the development of a sustainable society at all levels and in all segments. It will increase the level and scope of information of citizens, especially educators and young people, about the concept of sustainable development and encourage young people to act and initiate action aimed at achieving SDGs and sustainable society as a whole.

Main activities:

  • Strengthening the professional capacities of the First School of Economics and the School of Graphics, Design and Media Production and other interested Zagreb high schools and civil society organizations on sustainable development and community organization

  • Empowering students of the First School of Economics and the School of Graphics, Design and Media Production for sustainable community development

  • Implementation of student sustainable development projects in the school and / or local community

  • Raising public awareness of the importance of the Global Sustainable Development Goals and the role of young people in achieving them

Project coordinator: Life Potential

Partners: ODRAZ, The First School of Economics Zagreb and School for graphics, design and media production

Duration: 10 June 2019 – 10 June 2021

Total project value: 555,488.10 HRK


Financing: The project is 90% co-financed through the Swiss-Croatian cooperation program as a support to the strengthening of the contribution of civil society organizations to education for sustainable development for the improvement of economic and social cohesion in the amount of 499,986.83 HRK. Project is co-financed by the Government Office for Cooperation with NGOs.

The views expressed in this text are the sole responsibility of Life Potential and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Government Office for Cooperation with NGOs.


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