Violence against teachers

written by Lazar Uzelac, Serbia

We remember and retell pranks from school, and in them there is always that “crumb of childhood”, naivety and clumsiness of youth. But, in the case of the professor from Trstenik, it about the intention to completely humiliate this professor, to, in the literal sense, make her fall on the floor and to immediately post video of this heinous act on social networks.

For women’s right to abortion

written by Ksenija Petrović, Serbia

In 2021 a young Polish woman, Izabela, was admitted to the hospital due to pregnancy complications. Her fetus had many problems and disorders and could not survive. But doctors were hesitant to operate on her because of a new law in Poland that bans abortion except in cases of incest and rape. Isabella’s condition worsened. She texted her mother: “my temperature is rising, I don’t think they will operate on me until the fetus’s heart is beating, and by then I could get sepsis.” She died a few hours later.

Financial Education for Young People:
The Importance of Game-based Learning Method

written by Marija Marinković, Serbia

Financial freedom is a dream for many people, and to achieve it, we must be financially literate. However, in Serbia, as in many other countries, formal education does not provide enough financial education and young people often are not sufficiently prepared for independent living after schooling.

Roma People in Serbia

written by Eleri Rattasepp, Estonia

There are more than ten million Roma worldwide. They are mainly concentrated in the Balkans and the EU’s newer Member States, particularly in Romania, Bulgaria, Slovakia and Hungary. The Roma or Romani people are better known in the English-speaking world by their earlier ethnonyms “Gypsies”…

Should Young People Stay in Serbia?

written by Dušan Jovčić, Serbia

Even though people claim that life is better outside from Serbia, where many benefits are awaiting, it so happens that existing opportunities in this country are unknown and that young people essentially do not understand them…

MediActive Youth Project
website created


As part of the “Transcontinental MEDIActive Youth: Africa on Board” project coordinated by CDER, a special website dedicated to media literacy and media activism of young people was created: The overall project objective is to build the capacity of youth organizations, youth workers and young people, and to develop new educational online resources in… Continue reading MediActive Youth Project
website created

Media literacy training for youth workers successfully implemented


Within MEDIActive Youth project on media literacy, the training course has been successfully held in Belgrade from 25th June to 2nd July 2022. The training, hosted by Centar za drustveno ekonomski razvoj (CDER), had 21 youth worker participants, 3 from each partner NGOs. It was led by experienced CDER trainers. The goal of the training… Continue reading Media literacy training for youth workers successfully implemented

Transcontinental MEDIActive Youth: Africa on Board Project has started


MEDIActive Youth is an international youth initiative of improving youth media literacy launched in 2015. Within two previous Erasmus+ MEDIActive Youth projects capacities of 22 youth NGOs from Europe and Latin America have been raised, a Transnational Youth Magazine (TYM) has been launched, website and multilingual online courses have been created. The overall objective… Continue reading Transcontinental MEDIActive Youth: Africa on Board Project has started