The State Strategy for Youth 2024-2032 (hereinafter SSY) comes as a commitment of the Government of the Republic of Kosovo to young Kosovar people to enable them, without exception, to realize their needs, rights, aspirations, as well as their full human potential. Through political measures and planned actions, this Strategy aims to provide Kosovar youth with opportunities and experiences that support their integration into society and support their empowerment as agents of the development of an inclusive and sustainable society.

The State Strategy for Youth 2024-2032 is a strategic document that defines the vision, medium-term goals, priority policy measures, as well as specific actions to improve the well-being and position of young people in society. The strategy reflects the attitudes and priorities of Kosovar youth for the present and the future and represents a key mechanism for the development and coordination of youth policies at the state level. The SSY covers a nine-year period (2023-2032), and is accompanied by three detailed action plans, starting with the first action plan covering the period 2024-2026 and then continuing with the other two action plans covering the periods 2027- 2029 and 2030-2032. With the term 'youth', this Strategy means all persons aged 15 to 29, which represents the age group targeted by this Strategy. This term is also provided in the Draft Law on Youth and is in line with the definition of young people used in the European Youth Strategy 2019-2027.

Link for downloading of The State Strategy for Youth 2024-2032 in PDF

The Youth Strategy 2019 - 2023 including the Action Plan is a comprehensive strategy of the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports for young people. It aims to improve the situation of youngsters aged between15 to 24, including all parties of interest from the governmental and non-governmental sectors. The Strategy also aims to encourage co-operation between youth organizations whose activities relate to youth, as well as between central and municipal bodies to help strengthen youth policies and programs.

This youth policy begins with a detailed definition of the situation of kosovar youth since the introduction of program for young people in the "call to make changes", including increased participation in decision making and public life, participation in informal education, employability, education, health promotion, culture, sports and recreation.

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