Promoting socio-economic rights of youth living in rural areas of the Russia’s North-West Region
Participant : Fransua Tulikunkiko
Organisation: Organisation humanitaire de la Region de Pskov "Heureuse Enfance", Russian Federation
Project idea in brief
This project has been elaborated to promote socio-economic rights of youth living in rural areas of the Russia’s North-West Region through human rights education, development of intercultural exchanges and good practices with a European dimension. It is called to indicate the slopes and help them in solving social problems: insufficient food, lack of access to medical care, equal education, housing, unemployment exacerbated by the economic crisis, almost nonexistent civic participation and social inactivation in the field of protection of his rights, freedoms and legal interests.
Social rights addressed
- Adequate standard of living (including adequate food, clothing and housing, and to the continuous improvement of living conditions)
- The right of everyone to education
- Access to medical care and social security, including social insuranc
- Enjoyment of just and favorable conditions of work;
- Cultural rights.
Target group: Children, teenagers and other youth aged 10 to 30 years.
Local authorities involved: The project has the support of local authorities: 1) Administration of Pskov's Region (Department on work with public associations and political parties: Oksana Ivanova); 2) Administration of the Novosokolniki District (Deputy Head of the Novosokolniki District’s Administration for Social Affairs, Zoya Bulova)
The current stage of the project: The project is in realization: 2 micro-projects received grant in Russia and they activities have been accomplished up October 31th, 2010. The first one is called «Promotion of Tolerance through intercultural cooperation of youth in small towns of the Russia’s North-West» (granted by Welfare Foundation for support of civil initiatives "Tochka opory") and the second – "Preparation of rural Youth of the Pskov Region on self-realization in conditions of economic crisis" (with grant from the Regional Public Organization "Institute for Problems of Civil Society” by order of the President of Russia on March 16, 2009 № 160-rp "On ensuring the 2009 state support for non-profit non-governmental organizations involved in the development of civil society").
The 3rd small project is a pilot project (Category D) oriented on PROMOTION AND ADAPTATION OF COMPASITO AND COMPASS in rural areas of the Russia’s North-West Region. The educational and information activities to trainer multipliers are going from November 1st up to December 31th, 2010.