9th Forum of Georgian Youth Organizations was held in Tbilisi

22 December 2018

The 9th Forum of Georgian Youth Organizations was held at Fabrika on December 21, 2018, participated by the youth NGOs operating in Georgia, government agencies in charge of the youth, also international organizations working on the youth issues, and youth policy development experts.

The forum aimed at facilitating a constructive and structured dialogue among the representatives of government and non-government youth organizations, and providing information to the participating organizations about the processes and challenges in the field of youth; the forum objective was to come up with a common vision regarding the development of a national council of youth organizations of Georgia, and to inform participants about the rationale and significance of the Youth Index, to identify key challenges regarding the implementation of the youth policy, and to set prospects for the cooperation among youth and responsible government agencies. Based on the forum results, there will be a document produced, reflecting all the opinions expressed during the forum, aimed at making further contributions for the development of the youth field. The document will be delivered to decision makers and respective international organizations.

The event was supported by the UN agencies: UNFPA Georgia Country Office, UNICEF and UNIDO. The Forum of Georgian Youth Organizations has been held in Georgia since 2007 with the initiative and participation of the youth organizations operating in Georgia.