MCW's Young Leaders Conference

Pejë, Kosovo   27-30 April, 2017
Day 1

The Young Leaders from Europe and the Middle East participated in workshops and sessions including: what it means to be a "leader, vision and mission planning, the importance of being creative, networking bingo, understanding the purpose of an elevator pitch, and tips on obtaining a job presented by PwC Kosovo.
After a workshop filled day, the group enjoyed a trip to a nearby Drini waterfall and cave to experience the beauty of Kosovo.


Day 2

The second day of the Young Leaders Conference in Peja, Kosovo focused on what it means to be a global citizen, gender equality through an introduction to  HeForShe -Jordan, defining your issue through a "but why?" exercise, and a workshop by  Global Millennial Network  on the importance and impact of policies on youth.


Day 3

The third and final day of our Young Leaders Conference in #Peja , #Kosovo helped participants with the final touches of their vision plans.  Participants worked through challenges and strategies with help from MCW Executive Director, Jacinda.  Our team is inspired by the young leaders passion to help their communities across Europe and the Middle East.   Young Leaders from Europe and the Middle East went through a each piece of the planning process - from mission and vision to strategy, on to resources, obstacles, stakeholders, and timeline. By the end of the day and with the skills and techniques acquired over the last three days, each Young Leader practiced and successfully presented their elevator pitch to MCW Executive Director.
The MCW Team along with staff from Youth Center ARDHMERIA and  #MCWYLP  Alum from Kosovo helped get things ready for the young leaders.

The Young Leaders Conference focused on relevant issues such as youth unemployment, gender, and education and provide skills on creating a vision plan. Young Leaders from around Europe and the Middle East arrived in Peja, Kosovo for MCW's first Young Leaders Conference taking place over the next three days.
The conference in Kosovo provided tools and skills to plan projects for their communities. We focused on gender equality, youth unemployment, and education in the  #Balkan  and  #MiddleEast  regions.

Young Leaders from Europe and the Middle East actively participated throughout the three days - sharing personal experiences from their communities
Youth Center Ardhmeria is so proud to host  MCW young leaders conference in Kosovo and to be part of MCW family.

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