ROMANIA – Young Europe Society is a non-governmental non-profit organization that aims to contribute to the development of the youths by inspiring them a sense of active citizenship. Y.E.S. promotes mobility within and beyond Europe, non-formal learning and intercultural dialogue, and encourages the employability and inclusion of all young people, regardless of their educational, social and cultural background. Y.E.S. mission is to promote and bring added value to participative education and active citizenship, while developing solid partnerships with institutions, organizations and individuals that are active in the same field. Y.E.S.’s goal is to facilitate exchange of experiences between young people in order to raise the level of information, and tolerance, as well as to increase youngsters’ awareness with regards to different cultures and attitudes, promoting unity in diversity.
SLOVAKIA – Obcianske zdruzenie Innovus is non-government non-profit organisation, with its residence in Lučenec, as the centre of historical region Novohrad, Slovakia. Due to the isolated and underdeveloped nature of the region its’ goal is to build up cooperation with local and foreign special youth organisations and communities, organising study sightseeing routes, developing activities at regional and national level, organising trainings, workshops, seminars and discussions, organising interest activities for children and youth. Through the work and efforts done by its members, the organisation is connecting young people from across Europe and from various social, economic and ethnic background or from different disadvantaged groups through the use of various methods and tools, such as workshops, seminars, conferences, outdoor and sport activities. By promoting personal, professional and non-formal growth of young people as well as by organising and implementing various international exchanges Innovus seeks to support equality with identical opportunities as one of its most important values.