FOCUS-GROUP DISCUSSIONS IN THE LOCALITIES OF GORIS ENLARGED COMMUNITY
During April 2019, within “Youth for their Future” project, implemented by the Partnership and Training NGO / P & T NGO, in the frameworks of the #InformedArmenia project co-financed by the European Union in Armenia and lead by Freedom of Information Center NGO, focus group discussions had been held in 9 settlements of Goris enlarged.community with the participation of 104 project beneficiaries aged 18-35.
During the focus group discussions, issues related to young people’s involvement in the community governance process and issues worrying young people were discussed.
The goal of ‘’Youth for their Future’’ project is to promote the participation of young people in public life in Goris and to increase public influence by monitoring the community budget, promoting and developing youth policy.
The project will monitor the public budget in Goris community and determine how young people participate in the design, implementation and evaluation of policies. In order to make the process more transparent and objective, as a result of the project the youth policy will be developed and will be introduced to the community to support future activities.