YMI News

“Building healthy lifestyle habits of the boys in Gostivar and Gjorce Petrov”

June 22, 2023 YMI News

On 21.06.2023, Center for Research and Policy Making in North Macedonia held the final meeting of the project “Building healthy lifestyle habits of the boys in Gostivar and Gjorce Petrov”, where they shared the experiences gained from the implementation of the project and the results achieved. Deputy Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in […]

16+ years of supporting young people in the Balkans

April 26, 2023 YMI News

to reach their full potential in society while addressing gender inequalities, promoting violence prevention, healthy lifestyles, and healthy versions of masculinities.

YMI Team and CARE Austria meeting with teachers from ‘28 Nëntori’ School in Prishtina

February 1, 2023 News, YMI News

Last week Young Men Initiative team together with colleagues from CARE Austria visited ‘28 Nëntori’ to meet the teachers who have been trained on program Y. During the meeting we had a chance to discuss with the teachers the tools they have learned in the training to promote healthy lifestyles, challenge toxic masculinity, reduce violence […]

Opening of Youth Centar in Gračanica

January 26, 2023 News, YMI News

On January 17, 2023, a new Youth Center was officially opened in Gračanica. This state-of-the-art facility is fully equipped with everything needed for optimal functioning and is open to anyone who wants to make a positive impact on the local community through their activism. The Youth Center will also serve as a meeting and activity […]

Program Y towards institutionalization

November 18, 2022 News, YMI News

SIT – Center for Counseling, Social Services and Research in cooperation with YMCA in Kosovo and CARE International Balkans organized the third meeting with the working group (key stakeholders) of Kosovo for the Institutionalization of Program Y. Key topics that SIT presented to MESTI – Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Municipal Directorate of […]

MenEngage Europe members meeting in Berlin

November 17, 2022 News, YMI News

Last week, from 6th to 8th November – CARE International Balkans participated in a MenEngage Europe members meeting in Berlin, Germany.  Different organizations and academic institutions around Europe gathered to discuss different approaches and modalities of work with men and boys on violence prevention and gender equality, and to exchange efficient and effective examples of […]

Be different, block hate 

November 7, 2022 News, YMI News

The Ministry of Family, Youth and Sports of the Republic of Srpska implemented the campaign “Be different, block hate” with the aim of protecting children and young people on the internet and reducing hate speech and cyber violence, which has been on the rise in recent years and has lasting consequences on the life and […]


October 28, 2022 News, YMI News

 Together with our partners from Skopje,Center for Research and Policy Making- CRPM, CARE International Balkans will implement project “Young Men Initiative in Gender-Based Violence Prevention in North Macedonia “  The goal of implementing YMI project in North Macedonia is to have male youth aged 14-19 hold attitudes and increasingly demonstrate behaviors that support more gender-equitable […]

Young Men Initiative – Second Regional Partners’ Meeting, Belgrade, October 11-14, 2022

October 18, 2022 YMI News

Representatives from 9 partner organizations from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Croatia, Kosovo and Albania gathered to discuss the next steps for the implementation of Young Men Initiative (YMI) project and achievement of joint vision: to enable positive and peaceful environment for young people in the Balkans.

Open Position: Project Coordinator

October 6, 2022 YMI News

Job Title: Project CoordinatorProject: Future for You(th): Young people as Leaders of Life Skills Education in the Balkans Implemented

BiH partners met again in Sarajevo!

October 4, 2022 YMI News

On 29. September 2022 CARE team gathered with partners from Banja Luka (Perpetuum mobile), Sarajevo (IPD), and Mostar (Youth Power) in our office in Sarajevo. 

TOR: Impact Study Research

October 4, 2022 YMI News

Terms of Reference CARE International Balkans’ Young Men Initiative Program: Impact Study Research

Cooperation between CARE Balkans and CARE Caucasus on YMI methodology 

July 25, 2022 YMI News

On July 20-21, within the cooperation of CARE Caucasus and CARE Balkans – a two-day consultative workshop was held in Tbilisi, Georgia, during which YMI team shared extensive experience in working with young people on transforming gender norms, preventing violence, engaging men and boys and promoting healthy lifestyles.  CARE Caucasus team together with the partner […]

Internship announcement

July 25, 2022 YMI News

CARE International Balkans is an equal opportunity employer and is seeking a qualified candidate for its Office in Sarajevo, BiH to fill the position of Communication Intern for its project “Future for You(th): Young people as Leaders of Life Skills Education in the Balkans” funded by the Austrian Development Cooperation as a part of the […]

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