5.10 Current debates and reforms
The Ministry of Youth and Sport in March 2019 published a call for funding and co-funding of programmes and projects for implementation of the National Youth Strategy and Youth Rules Progamme (Javni konkurs za finansiranje i sufinansiranje programa i projekata za sprovođenje ciljeva Nacionalne strategije za mlade i programa „Mladi su zakon”). Financial support is intended for projects and programmes that support youth education, safety, health and participation. Total amount available for 2019 is RSD 68 million.
Furthermore, Serbia participates in the EU Youth Dialogue where young people, youth organisations, policy and decision makers, experts, researchers and other relevant civil society actors discuss and consult on the priorities, implementation and follow-up of European cooperation in the field of youth. Representatives of the Ministry of Youth and Sport and the National Youth Council participated in the 7th cycle of the EU youth dialogue which took place in Romania in March 2019.