Madeira Youth Council gathers to support AIDGLOBAL youth activities

Madeira Youth Council gathers to support AIDGLOBAL youth activities

Madeira Youth Council gathers to support AIDGLOBAL youth activities

On the invitation of the Regional Education Secretary

On the 20th of July, Madeira Youth Council’s consultative body of the Regional Education Secretary held a meeting at Madeira’s Youth Centre in Funchal with the aim of planning activities and financial support for the youth and student organizations of the Autonomous Region of Madeira. The purpose was also to sign 16 framework partnership agreements with a total amount of € 67 502. 19.

The Council presided over by Jorge Carvalho, Regional Secretary of Education who is also President of CIM, counted the presence of members of the board of the Regional Directorate of Youth and Sports, representatives of 41 youth associations that are registered in the Regional Youth Association Register, as well as other counsellors and observers. AIDGLOBAL was invited by the Regional Secretary of Education and the Council’s President. AIDGLOBAL presented some projects being developed for the youth and presented the Diagnostic Study “Education for Global Citizenship and political youth: The case of Loures Municipality”. After this presentation, a workshop entitled “(un) sustainable development” was organized to sensitize and encourage participants to have an interest in Sustainable Development.

AIDGLOBAL (Action and Integration for Global Development), founded in 2005, has the statute of public utility and is recognized by the Foreign Affairs Ministry as a Non-Governmental Organization. It is also registered as an Equivalent Youth Organization in the Portuguese Institute of Sports and Youth.