12th Regional Euro-Atlantic Camp REACT Begins in Zabljak

By , 03 Sep 2019, 13:05 PM Lifestyle

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In Zabljak, from the 3rd to the 8th September, the 12th regional Euro-Atlantic camp “REACT” will be held, organized by the NGO “Alpha Center”. Out of 270 candidates from 20 countries, the Expert Council selected 70 participants for this year's REACT.

"Through the implementation of this unique summer school, the Alfa Center is contributing to the education and training of young people on European and Euro-Atlantic integration, regional cooperation and stability, the military, defense and diplomacy," the Alfa Center said.

During the five days, 11 lectures, ten-panel discussions, two workshops and debates will be held, and this year's camp is enriched with the topics of rule of law and strengthening democracy in the countries of the region, as well as youth activism and youth participation in national policies.  Sports and cultural program is provided for the camp participants.

Lecturers at the camp are, as in previous years, representatives of the state institutions of Montenegro, “Montenegrin Army, representatives of the diplomatic community, distinguished professors from several international universities, civil society organizations and the media. This year, public figures from the cultural and scientific life of the region are also participating, "said Milos Perovic, director of the Alpha Center.

Speakers include Ivan Brajovic - President of the Parliament of Montenegro, Suzana Pribilovic - Minister of Public Administration, Aleksandar Drljevic - Chief Negotiator of Montenegro with the European Union, Slobodan Filipovic - State Secretary at the Ministry of Defense, Nenad Koprivica - Director of the Directorate at the Ministry of Sport of Montenegro, Robert Pscel - Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs and Security Policy at NATO Headquarters in Brussels, Veselko Grubisic Croatian Ambassador, Professor Djordje Blazic Manerik. And from public figures hip-hop band “Who see”, Dejan Dedovic and Mario Djordjevic and popular „Kumare” - Srdjan Stojanovic and Miodrag Manerik.   

 “A large number of young people who have attended REACT as students are already hired in responsible decision-making positions relevant to the future of Montenegro and the region. I am sure that even this year the friendship, knowledge and experience that will be achieved in Zabljak in September will have a great and positive impact not only on their lives and careers, but also on the stability and democratic development of Montenegro and the region," said Perovic.

Text by Svetlana Mandic, on September 2nd, 2019, read more at Vijesti

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