Slovenia's National Youth Programme
The National Youth Programme (NYP) is a horizontal guideline aimed at coordinating actions and policy strategies regarding the youth sector at national level. It is an independent strategy. Its scope is inter-jurisdictional, meaning that the NYP aims at guiding other ministries in developing legislation which ensures protection and fostering of the youth sector. The procedure for the NYP is determined by the Public Interest Act on the Youth Sector (ZIJMS) and the Youth Council Act.The Programme is based on the Youth 2010 Study. The objectives of the NYP are in line with the European Youth Strategies. The NYP aims to provide better educational opportunities for young Slovenians, with formal and non-formal training and to better young people’s competences and chances of employment. It aims to foster mobility abroad of young people and to improve quality of employment and better work-life balance.
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Office of the Republic of Slovenia for Youth
Ministry of Education, Science and Sport
Slovenian National Assembly
01 Jun 2013
Text of the Motion for a Resolution on the National Youth Program 2013–2022
The Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport sends the proposal to the Government of the Republic of Slovenia.
01 Sep 2013
Comments and amendments on the Motion for Resolution
The appointed Committee on Education, Science and Sport and Youth and representatives of the Italian and Hungarian Communities deliver their comments on the motion.
10 Sep 2013
Contribution to the public hearing on the Motion for a Resolution on the National Youth Program 2013-2022
Youth Plus & Young Slovenia NSi youth (Mlada Slovenija podmladek NSi) express their input on the resolution together with others.
20 Sep 2013
Opinion on the motion
The National Council expresses its opinion on the resolution.
23 Sep 2013
Letter to the Government and the MDT
According to Article 217 of the Rules of Procedure the President of the National Assembly addresses the government.
26 Sep 2013
Amendment to Chapter 1 by the Parliamentary Group of the Slovenian Democratic Party, not adopted. Amendments to Chapter 2, Section 1 of the Resolution are put forward by several Parliamentary parties/groups and are all adopted. Following amendments to Chapter 3, Section 2; to Chapter 5, Section 4 and to Chapter 7, Section 6 of the motion are put forward by deputies and adopted.
01 Oct 2013
Review of amendments and discussion
The Committee on Education; Science; Sport and Youth submits an amendment draft act which is then discussed by the National Assembly.
15 Oct 2013
Following a vote, the proposal is adopted and sent to the Official Gazette of the Republic of Slovenia by the President of the Assembly and the Secretary General. The Resolution on the National Youth Programme is published in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Slovenia, No. 90/13.
National Youth Council of Slovenia
Cooperation with Council of the Government of RS for Youth Svet Vlade RS za mladino (SVM).Learn more
No Excuse Slovenia
Implementation of the Project for Youth Health funded by the Ministry of Health in collaboration with other associations and operating at the local level.Learn more
A Youth Center is an organized functional center for young people, provided by the local community or another legal entity under public or private law or a natural person, and in which programs in the youth sector and youth work at the local level are implemented. At the national level, youth centers in Slovenia are united in two network organizations, namely the MaMa Network and the Pohorje Battalion Foundation.Learn more