Education for Youth Politicians 03 – Democracy School


Time layout: From March 2003 until February 2004
Donors: The International Olof Palme Center
CARE International in BH/C
Project coordinator: Martina Stažnik
Overall objective:
General objective is youth public participation in the decision- making processes in political institutional bodies on local level in Croatia and capacity building of youth leaders in political parties, trade unions, student unions, and youth nongovernmental organizations.
Participants: Youth members of political parties, trade unions, student unions, and youth nongovernmental organizations.
Activities:
1st Democracy School was organized in Krapinske toplice from 23rd till 27th April 2003.
Lectures:
Relation between politics and morality
Prof. Hrvoje Jurić, Faculty of Philosophy, Zagreb
Pattern of political parties’ competition in Croatia
Mr. Goran Čular, Faculty of Political Science, Zagreb
Role of media in the campaign
Prof.dr.sc.Ivan Šiber, Faculty of Political Science, Zagreb
Political marginalization of youth in Croatia
Dr.sc. Vlasta Ilišin, Institute for Social Research, Zagreb
Workshops:
Public speaking
Jasmina Ibišević i Katarina Ivče, Croatian Debate Society
Advocacy
Bojana Adžić i Vanja Posavac, DYI
Media presentation
Darko Tomorad, DYI, Zagreb 2nd Democracy School was organized in Opatija , from 12nd till 15th February 2004.
Lectures:
Media and moral panic
Dr.sc. Benjamin Perasović
Political culture of youth
mr. Berto Šalaj, Faculty of Political Science, Zagreb
Reform of judical system and development of democratic institutions
Prof.dr.sc. Alan Uzelac, Faculty of Law
Workshops:
Advocacy
Sanja Blatančić and Barbara Štefanić, DYI
Media presentation
Darko Tomorad, DYI