Name of organisation/institution:
Eco Logic

Type of structure:
NGO

Country/Region:
Skopje, R.Macedonia

Short description:
The project „Quality of life and sustainability“was realized by NGO Eco Logic, in Skopje, Macedonia. The project sought to motivate young people age 17-18, from 21 high school from Skopje to take part in discussions related to 4 topics as stated:

Environment
Transport
Nutrition
Housing

The youngsters were involved in sharing personal experiences, regarding the topics mentioned before, and later on in workshops organized by the team of Eco Logic. For the project requirements a blog was created https://mladizaodrzlivost.wordpress.com/%D0%B7%D0%B0-%D0%B1%D0%BB%D0%BE%D0%B3%D0%BE%D1%82/

Target group:
High school students

Age of participants:
17 – 18 years old

Methods used:
A couple of informative sessions were realized. Willing to raise the teenagers’ awareness about sustainability and the importance of environment protection, there were two opened topics on two different days:

Healthy diet: “The importance of the diet and the sugar addiction” and
Sustainable transport: “Using bicycle as an everyday transport mean”

with videos presented at the sessions.

A contest was realized, where the participants wrote essays, on the above mentioned topics, backed up with a video and photos that they shot themselves.

Practical arrangements used:
Projector, prizes for winners provided by sponsors.

Context/background:
The project “Quality of life and sustainability” is part of a larger international project “GLAS (Good Life and Sustainability)”, a project that contributes to the implementation of the adopted EU strategy for sustainable development.

Issues address:
The main issue that was addressed was the importance of sustainable development, and the steps and measures that we can take in order to fulfilling sustainable living.

Objectives:
The main objective that was addressed with this project was raising awareness about sustainable development and sustainable living, among high school students, through topics such as:

Environment
Transport
Nutrition
Housing

Impacts on youngsters:
Raised awareness.

Collaborations:
Partners: City of Skopje, Anhoch, Vitalia, Bike Market  

Web link with the activity:
http://ecologic.mk/Default.aspx#p=16098
http://ecologic.mk/Default.aspx#p=17099

Contact information:
email: ecologic.mk@gmail.com
web: http://www.ecologic.mk
fb: http://www.facebook.com/EcoLogic.mk/

Pictures:

Finalen poster

 

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