The Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton in cooperation with OSCE and our organization organized the Third Conference on the Prevention of Violence and Juvenile Delinquency in the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton, on 15 June 2016.
As part of the Conference “The Program Y(outh)” was presented as a positive practice and as an example of successful cooperation between the Ministry and our organization. Strategy and Action Plan for the prevention of violence and juvenile delinquency, by which “The Program Y(outh)” is accredited and incorporated into the formal education in high schools in the Canton. The Program was created as part of the project “Promoting Healthier Lifestyles Among Youth in Bosnia and Herzegovina by Challenging Gender Stereotypes”. This project is supported by the Swiss Government and the OAK Foundation, and we implement it with the support of CARE International Balkans.
It is important to emphasize that the mayor of Mostar, Mr. Ljubo Bešlić, supported the work of the Be a Man Club Mostar and that he is glad that our project has become a part of the Strategy.
The Conference participants were presented the following topics:
The Conference participants were addressed by: Andreja Pehar and Edna Haznadarević – Institute for Education Mostar and Pedagogical Institute Mostar, students Nina Haračić and Dino Hasić, Ms. Rebeka Kotlo – Head of the Center for Human Rights, Ms. Nefiza Dautović – Adviser in the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton, Minister Rašid Hadžović and Ambassador Jonathan Moore.