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A.D.E.L. - Association for Development, Education and Labour

National Network: 
Slovak Republic
Address: 
Kalinciakova 1046/16
09101 Stropkov
Slovakia
Telephone: 
00421902582788
Organisation Type: 
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment: 
2013
General Information: 

We are organization, which creates opportunities for young people who would like to be an active, try and learn something new and gain new experience and knowledge for personal and professional development. We want to enrich the educational, social and cultural life of young people living in our country, mainly young people with fewer opportunities and coming from Eastern Slovakia. We believe that young people must become a driving force in building the society in which they live and therefore we create various opportunities in order to help shape a generation that is determined to change our country/and world for the better.

Mission and Objectives: 

Our main goals are:
- to increase employment of young people and to support their personal and proffesional development;
- to organize and mediate trainings, youth exchanges, workcamps,  seminars, study mobilities, internships and volunteering programs abroad;
- to encourage active citizenship, civic participation, voluntary and civic initiatives and to emphasize their importance in the society;
- to stimulate the creation of new and innovative ideas as the basis for entrepreneurial initiatives of young people, to motivate them and support towards his own business;
- to encourage the responsible attitute to the nature and animals, promote a healthy lifestyle and protect the environment;
- to promote constructive debate on the EU, to raise legal awareness of citizens, protect human rights and to watch the transparency in the allocation of public resources;
- to endorse the elimination of gender stereotypes and promote equality of opportunity for all ...

Main Projects / Activities: 

youth exchanges, training courses, conferences, seminars, workshops, discussions, language courses, individul mentoring, European Voluntary Service

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?: 

We organize various projects and althogh not always is the main topic this one (e.g. protection of enviroment, project management, consumer rights etc), in all of our projects are participants from different countries, background, cultures and religion. One of the project was particularly focused on spreading intercultural dialogue among young people from Balkan countries. You can find more information about project here: http://adelslovakia.org/index.php/en/projects/realized/32-bridge-for-the...  We realize the importance of similiar projects and activities and we would like to contribute to intercultural dialogue through our future local activities, or national activities within network but also through international projects . 

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?: 

We share the same values and goals as Anna Lindh Foundation and we would be very happy to participate in the activities of ALF Network and also contribute by the implementation of these goals through future projects. We are convinced that as many young people as possible from each corner of the world should get opportunity  to face real intercultural dialogue - only then "the world will live as one" - without war, poverty, hunger...but with real solidarity.

Contact (1) Full Name: 
Lenka Curillova
Job Title: 
Executive Director
Head of the organisation: 
Lenka Curillova