Monthly Archives: December 2016

„ACTIVE YOUNG ISLANDERS FOR SMART SMALL ISLANDS”

NOTICE OF PROJECT COMMENCEMENT

In November 2016, a consortium of three Croatian associations – Association SVIMA, Otočni sabor–Association for the Development of Croatian Islands, Association for the Sustainable Development of the Rava Island – commenced the implementation of the project „ACTIVE YOUNG ISLANDERS FOR SMART SMALL ISLANDS”.

The project seeks to equip the young inhabitants (aged 15 – 25) of several Croatian small islands with policy-tracking, communications, advocacy and campaigning knowledge & skills. Relevant project’s activities will be primarily based on the extensive promotion of the “Smart Islands” concept.  With the concept/term “Smart Islands”, the aforementioned project consortium is specifically referring to a European insular area that creates sustainable local economic development and a high quality of life by excelling in multiple key areas of sustainability, such as the economy, mobility, energy, environment, ICT, water, education, human capital and demonstrates excellence in governance. Continue reading