The World Bank Country Office for
Project: A Campaign for LAP-Es:
Name of organization: Association of Young Researchers
Contact person and title: Dragan Randjelovic, president AYR
Address: st. Dj. Vajferta 11
City, Country, Postal Code: Bor, Yugoslavia, 19210
Telephone: +381 25241
Mission statement of the AYR is to motivate young people
to perform explorational and educational activities, particularly for the area
of environmental protection and areas important for the sustainable development
as well as to start solving other issues relevant for young people, among which
proper employment is one among the most relevant ones.
funding request and how this activity relates to civic
Purpose of finding request is to support activity of AYR of
Bor and other organizations, an initiative for the adoption of the LAP-Es
(Local Action Plans for Employment).
The LAP-Es is method for
involvement citizens and local authorities, business, NGO and other stakeholders
by using the Local Agenda 21 methodology elements: participating approach,
community and stakeholder involvement and consensus-building on visions and
Target population and number benefiting from the proposed
activity: Target populations are youth and
unemployed, members and participants of NGO, particularly in rural areas. The
number benefiting is 1865 participants.
Period this funding request will cover: Jul – December
Bor is a town with over 5000
unemployed people and monostructural industry. In the transition process, some
5000 people will be left jobless. That is why AYR Bor will initiate a Local
Action Plan for Employment “Better
with the aim to include entire local entities in faster solving of such
- Stakeholder Forum:
Workshops in the villages
(12 villages x 50
Final public discussion about the LAP-Es 100
Preparation of logo-type… citizens
Introducing the RTV,
The proposed activities will
provide better consideration of new employment possibilities. There is a need to
train unemployed and labor surplus in new areas, primarily in villages,
agriculture, tourism, small business, services, but also in other areas of
A campaign “Local Action Plan for
provides the participation of a marginalized group of the unemployed and young
in the development activities and decision making in the local community.
Main goals of this project are:
- initiation of
adopting the LAP-Es;
- education of
citizens and stakeholder for accepting the LAP-Es; and
- campaign for its
proper carrying out.
public meeting – stakeholders forum: “The LAP-Es for Bor – Better Organize
- Inducing experts
at the Round table at traditional expert meetings;
- An initiative for
the adoption of the LAP-ES by the Municipal Assembly of Bor;
- Preparation of the
logo-type, a poster, a radio jingle and TV advertisement;
- Introducing the
regular RTV program and newspaper on employment values;
- Training for the
activists of NGO and other stakeholders.
This project is ongoing on the
part of the AYR organization, especially the part of a general LA21 (Local
Agenda 21) to realize LEAP (Local Environmental Action Plan) for Bor and
surrording areas. This activity will support in the future close link to the
development of LEAP.
other organizations, if any, will be participating in the activity:
Market of Bor: An
essential pre-condition for LAP-Es are data on the local employment situation.
The Labor Market will provide systematic information about their local
employment structure and problems. The Labor Market will to include one expert
and participants in Round Table, training and interview.
Association of small business:
Will include one member in public meeting, training and interview.
Cooperative society of
youth: Will include one
member in training and interview.
Bureau of nature
protection of Serbia:
Will include one expert in Round Table, training and interview.
Center for talented
youth of Serbia: Will
include one experts and participants
in Round Table, training
Will include one member in training and interview
Radio and TV Bor and
support the campaign for LAP-Es of Bor.
At the end of the campaign period
the following will be differed:
Creating strategies for
information on the employment status and potential in respect to the employment
strategies for PR Activities
- Assessing local
- Complete a vision
for sustainable local employment
- Development of
Local Action Plan for Employment (LAP-Es)
The activity’s results will be used by of the City Council,
Labor Market, NGO, business, etc. Whole number of Serbia cities’ will now have
the chance to be trained to setup LAP-Es on the basis of the LAP-Es Bor.
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