Media workshop empowering youth in Qax region to become agents of change and ambassadors of environmental awareness. Building rural youth’s competencies in using new media enables them to engage in global environmental activism but also advocate for sustainable development more effectively in local contexts – environmental sustainability poses a pressing matter Qax that is home to various minority groups struggling to preserve their culture and traditions. In Green Voices of Qax Project youth have an active role in tackling the urban bias in decision making and bridging the cultural divide
Our organization is going to launch a website on human rights and civic education targeting rural youth in order to empower and intensify their participation in community life and civil society building. The website will consist of forum for participants, information portal on youth-related issues and events for youth and participants’ blogs. Training of trainers (ToT) on ICT usage and work with the developed website will be organized for project coordinators from 20 regions of Azerbaijan, who will work directly with rural youth and support them in effective use of the website later on.