Essays from 1st Voice Up Forum

Read the essays that were presented at the “1st Voice-UP Forum” in Tirana, Albania, where participants from BiH had an opportunity to engage in a discussion where youngsters built up a common position and voiced up their shared understanding of present and future challenges, together with required action. They had the opportunity to discuss challenges with policymakers and other youth stakeholders in the region.

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BHA UN participated in panel discussion during Tirana Connectivity Forum

On Thursday (November 8, 2018) representing the Bosnia and Herzegovina Association for United Nations, Mak Selimovic participated at Tirana Connectivity Forum in a panel discussion “Youth: Connecting to their own country”, along with representatives from the MFA Albania (Mr. Etjen Xhafaj), Albanian Parliament (Ms. Kejdi Mehmetaj), MFA Slovenia (Mr. Peter Grk) and European Stability Initiative (Adnan Cerimagic), and moderated by a representative from the National Youth Congress of Albania (Ms. Dafina Peci). The panel discussion was focused on youth, and particularly on the ‘brain drain’ negative side effects, and emigration of the youth from the Western Balkans region.

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Participants from BiH share their reflections on “Voice UP” Western Balkans Youth Forum

Mirsad Ugarak, sophomore at the Law School, University of Sarajevo and Ema Selimovic, junior at Bihac Gymnasium share their reflections on the 1st “Voice UP” Western Balkans Youth Forum, held in Tirana, Albania from 9-12 October, 2018. Find out what were the impressions of the two participants from Bosnia and Herzegovina, and what made them apply for this opportunity.

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