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TIMOCKI OMLADINSKI CENTAR UDRUZENJE

(TIMOK YOUTH CENTER TOC)

description of organisation

Timok Youth Center – TOC is nonpolitical, nonprofit, nongovernmental – civic society organization, set up for indefinite time in order to achieve its mission to actively work on the increase of the development of the civic society in Serbia, with the center of attention to young people.
TOC is founded in October 2004 as an organization which deals with the issues of Youth policies, development and support of Youth initiatives, encouragement and guidance of active Youth participation in their local communities, as well as affirmation of healthy lifestyles among young people. Organization was established as user service for young people, and has become recognizable as leading organization in the field of activities of local and regional Youth coalitions.
Mission of TOC is to diminish Youth risks (health, economic, social) and Youth risk behavior, through encouragement of creativity, growth of activism and participation of young people on local and national levels.
TOC conducted in partnership and/or independently around 50 various projects and programs. TOC has cooperation with all relevant institutions in Timok Region and nationwide. TOC is a founding member of KOMS (National youth council of Serbia), NAPOR (National Association of Youth Workers Practitioners) and NKD (National Coalition for Decentralization) networks.
Depending on a project goals our activities are implemented in Zajecar municipality, South-east Serbia or on national level.
We are proud to our long term partnerships, cross border with Bulgaria and other countries in region like Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. By this international activities we would like to offer the chance to the Youth of Serbia for the better understanding of different EU Programmes, as well to give them the opportunity to communicate and collaborate on transnational level.