Ukraine: Empowering Youth
Celebrating Youth Day in Ukraine is the fifth project of MasterPeace Club of Kiev as part of the national celebration of Ukrainian Youth Day. International Ukrainian Youth Day is observed annually on 23 June. It is meant as an opportunity for governments and others to draw attention to youth issues worldwide. During meeting, concerts, workshops, cultural events, and meetings involving national and international exchanges.
The importance of the gathering is a platform to address the needs of young people by deepening the focus on youth employment, entrepreneurship and education programmes, including access to education of young people was the best vehicle for bringing about economic transformations, achieving greater cultural involvement and building worldwide peace. The discussion, urged the emphasis on human rights education and on inculcating in people the culture of peace and tolerance.
The target group were leaders of youth organizations, members of youth organizations, international organizations, public actors, writers, journalists, artists, musicians, library visitors, students of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kiev and others Universities of Kiev, volunteers of the Centre for Social & Cultural Innovations (Kiev) and other participants.
- Increase dialogue, and knowledge sharing between the stakeholders and Ukrainian youth.
- Increase young people’s participation in programme design, implementation, and future youth programs.
- Introduce new educational programs that includes awareness on youth rights
- Old meets young, interaction between different age groups for better understanding.
This is the long-term strategy and it will be achieved by focusing on educational programmes. Structuring and making available educational programs in the areas of Citizenship and Information Society. This measure is aimed specifically at promoting public access to culture and thus to cultural enrichment on an absolutely equal footing, and at improving people’s quality of life. Improving one’s mind means developing one’s potential to be of use to oneself, to one’s community, to one’s country, and to the world.