CSOs which are dealing with advocacy, policies for children and advocating for the children rights, which are grouped in our cluster CSO Focal Point for children Government and Ministries, especially those whose scope of work is the children issues: Ministries of Education, Health, Labour and Social Policy, Youth and Sports. Governmental and nongovernmental bodies and teams who are responsible for children rights and social issues that involve children, such as the Council for Children Rights, the team for Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction, the councils for children youth at the local<
Development Agency Kozjansko, Sentjur, Slovenija
The Association for Development of Children and Youth – Open Club have started the process of networking CSOs working on children status improvement in Serbia with support of the EU Delegation in Serbia under the project STRENGTHENING SERBIA-EU CIVIL SOCIETY DIALOGUE PROJECT. National CSO networks for children will facilitate non-governmental sector cooperation with Serbian governmental institutions and EU institutions, representation of children and work on exercise the rights of children in Serbia, reducing poverty and social exclusion of children, using the experiences of similar organization and networks from the EU. Therefore, it is necessary to give an opportunity to CSO’s from Serbia to get acquainted with the work of related networks in the EU and the methods they use to influence formulation of public policies in their own countries. The project lasts for 12 months and the expected results are:
The overall objective is to develop a sustainable civil society dialogue between Serbia and the EU member states in order to improve the capacities of the CSOs for children in Serbia in the field of advocacy and formulating the public policies for children.