BalkanIDEA Novi Sad


BalkanIDEA Novi Sad is a youth non-governmental organization established in 2000 as a pilot project from Council of Europe and the European Youth Foundation and is the first regional network of local BalkanIDEA. The main objective of the network is to support the initiative of regional cooperation between the students and youth in South Eastern Europe, called BalkanIDEA.

Realizing one of its first projects, BalkanIDEA Novi Sad was the first organization in November 2001. was brought together young people from Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and the former Yugoslavia under the project, my house is - your house "to promote tolerance of interethnic relations between these young people.

2005th The BalkanIDEA was nominated as one of the contact points for wrong Youth in South Eastern Europe by the SALTO SEE Resource Centre, thanks to its rich experience and wide knowledge of the program.

Our role was to promote a program of Youth in Vojvodina and help all interested local organizations to a greater extent use the resources of the Programme.

Active participation in the GLP program and cooperation with the Political Directorate of the Council of Europe, as well as membership in the Supervisory Board of the Council of Europe BalkanIDEA status of the partner organizations of the Council of Europe, as the first ever to have won such status.

BalkanIDEA has implemented numerous projects within the Youth Programme of the European Commission (current program Youth in Action) and was one of the organizations that participated in the development of national and regional strategies of the program for cooperation with SEE. As a result of this strategy have been set up contact points for promoting and facilitating the implementation of this program is the BalkanIDEA was one of them. In addition, open the possibility for organizations from Southeast Europe for the first time apply to their projects directly to the European Commission and to access funds of Youth.

In addition, BalkanIDEA organized numerous youth exchanges and implemented support for the volunteers who go out of our country to volunteer abroad, but also those who come to volunteer in Serbia and thus contributed to the increasing mobility of hundreds of young people.

Further Information:

  • Association/NGO
Contact details
Phone:+381 21 528644
Address:Njegoseva 3 , 21000 Novi Sad
Geographical focus
  • Serbia
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Cross-thematic/Interdisciplinary
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Entry created by Marija Pilipovic on January 26, 2010
Modified on March 20, 2014