On Friday, March 18, CEDEM’s project team organized a meeting in Bijelo Polje to form a Youth Working Group consisting of 16 high school students in Bijelo Polje, Berane, Rožaje and Podgorica, interested in participating in a public campaign / debate. on the topic of NATO integration of Montenegro.
The meeting was organized within the project “Strengthening the role of youth in the NATO integration process”, which CEDEM is implementing with the support of the Government of Montenegro, through the Commission for the distribution of part of the income from games of chance. The Youth Working Group (MWG) will have the task, in cooperation with CEDEM’s project team, professors of debate clubs and experts from the security sector, to prepare an action plan and implement a public campaign / debate in these cities to increase public awareness and information of young people. on the benefits and challenges as well as the effects of NATO membership on the local community, with special emphasis on combating the greatest security threats in the system of collective security – religious and ethnic extremism and radicalism.