📣 In the context of the campaign to get to know the new Board of the Cyprus Youth Council with the political parties, on Monday August 1st a meeting was held with AKEL.
Present at the meeting on behalf of AKEL were the General Secretary of AKEL, Mr. Stefanos Stefanou as well as Member of Central Committee of AKEL, Mr. Vakis Charalambous and Mr. Seviros Koulas the General Secretary of EDON. Present at the meeting on behalf of the Board of the CYC were the Vice President A’ Pantelitsa Evagorou, the Vice President B’ Petros Koukos, the Secretary of Public Relations Gavrilis Efstratiou and the Secretary of Program Development Antonis Tambouras.
🗣During the meeting, among other things, the role, mission and responsibilities of the CYC were discussed, as well as the bi-communalactivity of the organization and the importance of these actions was emphasized as well as the role of the CYC as an umbrella organisationrepresenting youth organizations from all the communities. Information was also given on the EU funded projects run by the Cyprus Youth Council. There was also a discussion about the House of Youth Representatives and the importance of the program was emphasized as the program that gives young people the opportunity to participate.
‼In addition, the ban of unpaid internships was discussed and what has been achieved so far on the part of CYC, as well as what steps have been taken on behalf of the House of the Youth Representatives. Finally, the need for an increase in the budget for Youth in Cyprus was expressed as well as the upcoming campaign for the Presidential Elections which the CYC is preparing.
🤝We would like to thank the General Secretary of AKEL, Mr. Stefanos Stefanos, the Member of the Central Committee of AKEL Mr. Vakis Charalambous and Mr. Seviros Koulas the General Secretary of EDON for their presence at the meeting.
ℹ️In the context of the meetings of the new Board of the CYC with the representatives of the political parties, a letter has been sent to all the political parties whose youth wings are our member organisations and the next meetings have already been planned.