The concept of raising environmental awareness and capacity building of youth logically suggests the use of interactive, web-based tools that are closer to the life-style of young people. It is therefore envisaged to develop a Balkan Youth Environment Observation platform, where data gathered by young environmentalists regarding the characteristics and state of the nature will be filled in by the students, displayed and analyzed.
CB005.1.12.153 «Improvement of the capacity for nature protection by enhancement of the cooperation between young environmentalists in Bolyarovo – Kofcaz municipalities“
Lead Partner (name/country):
Youth Non-governmental organization Bolyarovo/Bulgaria
Improving the capacity for nature protection, sustainable use and management of common natural resources through cooperation initiatives in the cross-border area
Duration : 12 months
Total budget (in €):
78 367,03 euro
The overall objective of the project is to raise awareness and build capacity in school students and teachers in the border are in the field of ecosystems protection and restoration. The specific objective of the project is to develop and set appropriate tools for young people to get involved in environmental issues through cooperation.
Development of environmental course module, Delivery of environmental course "Young ecologists"; Development of Balkan Youth Environment Observatory platform;Development of study of best marketing practices for popularization of nature protection measures among young people;Development of study on innovative methods for sustainable use of common natural resources;Organization of social media campaign for popularization of nature protection measures among young people
Established Balkan Youth Environment Observatory platform, provided conditions for transborder cooperation; Developed study of best marketing practices for popularization of nature protection measures among young people;Developed study on innovative; Organized social media campaign for popularization of nature protection measures among young people
The main project target groups are the school students and teachers in the border region.