Group organised the second edition of the 2021 executive training programme
“Youth in Politics: Governance and Political Systems”. Twenty Five young
members of all parliamentary parties participated in an intensive four-day
training of learning new topics and skills. The participants came from 16
The course included trainings from renowned professors on: European Integration, Regional cooperation and Kosovo-Serbia dialogue, Good Governance and the Rule of Law, Economic Development, Educational Policies, Health Policies and Gender and Social Inclusion.
addition participants were provided expertise and engaged in interactive
activities in developing skills in the policy-cycle, communication with
different constituents, conceptualizing and delivering policy briefs,
negotiation and dialogue simulation, drafting memos and critical and conceptual
conclusion to the training, Balkans Group organized a study visit to a key
public institution: The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kosovo. The
local study visits allowed students to engage in direct discussions with
representatives of the Ministry.
Secretary General Mr. Ardian Bajraktari and his team, prepared an in-depth
presentation on the role of the Ministry as well as how the institution
functions. After the presentation, youth participants were able to ask
additional questions on the Secretary General’s personal experiences heading
the institution and the daily challenges it faces in fulfilling its mandate.
“Youth in Politics” component is part of the multi-pillar project “Elevate
peace & state-building agenda and advancing European agenda”. Balkan
Group’s Youth in Politics education programme seeks to offer young individuals
and members of political parties throughout Kosovo a chance to develop a
practical toolkit to help them overcome some of the most critical hurdles to
their progressing career. The project is funded by the Royal Norwegian Embassy