This feature story is about a multi-stakeholder activity Civil Society. Dialogue for Progress project supported in Georgia to enhance the role of youth in local policy making.
“The aim was to develop a local youth policy promoting young people’s participation in local and regional life and in the decision-making process”.
When their goals and objectives are aligned, partnership between civil society organisations and authorities can be a good example of shared responsibility. With EU support and in cooperation with regional authorities, the “Regional Association of Youth Initiatives (AIRA)” is finalising a draft regional strategy on youth policy for the Kvemo Kartli region in southeastern Georgia. This is the first time that regional and local authorities are meeting civil society organisations to discuss and develop a joint regional strategy in this field.