International Coastal Cleaning Day.

By cleaning the coast, Bigova marked the International Day of Coast Cleaning! ?
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The NGO Naša akcija together with a team of students from the Arcadia school and the locals of Bigova today marked the International Day of Cleaning the Coast of this small fishing village. With the team work of participants and locals who met for the first time, and enthusiastically cooperated, 40 bags of 120 liters of waste were collected, of course most of the plastic packaging, a total of 225 kg!
The International Clean Coast Day is organized by @ zero.waste.montenegro in cooperation with @nvo_nasa_akcija, and under the auspices of the EU Delegation to Montenegro, the Ministry of Ecology, Urbanism and Spatial Planning, the EU Info Center, Beyond Plastic, the MED Association and the Prince Albert II Foundation, through project “Youth for a clean Adriatic”. At the local level, as every year so far, the action is supported by the Tourist Organization of Kotor and the Utility Company Kotor.
“We thank everyone who came out to meet us and helped us to mark this day, and leave this wonderful place for swimming in a beautiful condition. We appeal to the Utility Company Kotor to return the container that was in this location until 2019 and thus perhaps motivate bathers and other visitors to dispose of waste at an appropriate location. ” says the Organizational Manager of the NGO Naša akcija Vuk Koljenšić.

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Bicycle repair workshop

As part of the European Mobility Week, and with the financial support of the European Endowment for Democracy and with the support of the Municipality of Tivat and the Youth Team Tivat, yesterday we organized a bicycle repair workshop, through “Life skills” activities.
As the workshop spontaneously took place repairing bicycles, mounting tires, lubricating belts, so we continued to the Open-Air Library where people at the bicycle repair workshop brought books as their own donation! We can say that yesterday we did two activities in one together

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New volunteers in the organization

We are extremely happy that a dozen new volunteers have joined us in the already well-coordinated team! Yesterday proved that young people want various activities that do not concern the online world, but are interested in socializing, actions and fun with new friends. Join us at one of the next workshops, actions, trainings. You are all welcome! This activity is supported by the European Endowment for Democracy.

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Boka heritage: The tradition of wooden boats

Young people are still interested in old skills and heritage! In the workshop of Master Vitomir Vujović in Prčanj, a team of young people who wanted to attend a workshop on making wooden boats gathered to learn more about this old craft. This two-hour workshop included a lot of history, geometry, details about construction and materials, tradition and profession, and that knowledge was passionately passed on by Master Vitomir. After the lecture, the team present had numerous questions and showed great interest and respect for the details of this craft. This third workshop in a row within the program “Youth and Cultural Heritage” aims to encourage as many young people as possible to discover, research and get to know the traditions of Boka and its heritage, which was definitely achieved last night. This activity is organized with the support of the Municipality of Kotor and the European Endowment for Democracy in celebration of the European Heritage Day in 2021, and it has realized another measure of the Local Action Plan for the Youth of Kotor.

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Workshop “Why we should all understand the digital transformation”

The workshop “Why we should all understand digital transformation” was held in the premises of #omladinskiklubkotor with the financial support of the Secretariat for Culture, Sports, Youth Kotor. We talked about this topic and how to use digital platforms in a real way. We have two more workshops ahead of us as part of Digitization Month. We especially thank our colleagues from @ nvo35mm.emisijarobinhud for their support.

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NGO Our action at the 12th eco colony, Blidinje, BiH

NGO Our action at the 12th eco colony in the Blidinje Nature Park. Last weekend, the young NGO Naša akcija joined their partners the Eco ZH Association in the Blidinje Nature Park at the 12th eco colony, which is financially supported by the American Embassy in Sarajevo. The colony gathered 60 young people from the surrounding countries, who focused their artwork on the landscape of Blidinje. Artists leave their works for auctions, and the money raised from the paintings supports an institution for neglected children in Široki Brijeg, BiH. The art colony also included an ecological cleaning action. NGO Naša akcija held an expert lecture on the use of various arts for environmental activism. In addition to project activities, young members managed to climb to Hajduk Gate. At the foot of the hiking trail, they came across the sign PSD Vilinac on which it is written that (whoever is able) take part of the material for the renovation of the only source of drinking water to the mountain lodge, which is never a problem for our young volunteers! The young team decided to take everything that was, and thus contribute in another way to this local community. The NGO Naša akcija financed part of its journey through the European Endowment for Democracy funds.

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Digitization workshop with Matija Pejović.

As part of the Month of Digitization, the first in a series of events called “Digital applications for colleges” was held yesterday in #omladinskiklubkotor “
Through an interactive way, Matija Pejović introduced us to how one can apply to various faculties around the world through the digital platform Common App!
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This activity is realized through the support of the Secretariat for Culture, Sports and Social Activities.

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