From September 20th to 22nd, Mostar hosted a regional exchange of best practices in the civil sector and local governance under the banner "Seeing is Believing."
The project is designed as a combined set of capacity building, regional best practice exchange and joint pilot actions to mobilize youth groups, young IT professionals, IT clusters, tourist and cultural operators, local youth offices and local public authorities in three cities to work together and contribute to creative industry and youth entrepreneurship development.
The project promotes the results and achievements of previous successfully implemented actions of the project CSOs networking for better local democracy in the Balkans, and widen the scope of modern participation tools for its constituencies.
The project aims at promoting participation in Non Formal Education activities and the power of validation and recognition of competences acquired outside the formal education environment through an innovative methodology.The project wants to take into consideration what has been done so far within this area, research for best practices and successful stories, and get ready to go on the field to reinforce the importance of Non Formal Learning.
VALID is designed to reinforce the integration of intercultural and social perspectives into a wide range of public policies, by using them as a concept and as a policy tool basis for managing diversity and for recognizing European cities as key players in the intercultural policy.