OZ VIPA SK promotes the improvement of the rural life quality and supports rural initiatives in the rural development.

Rural youth
Rural life quality
Rural visions
Sustainable use of local resources
Added value of rural areas
Healthy and clean environment
Recognition of traditions and values

Competence and Expertise Offered

Advocacy activities
Information and communication activities
Rural initiatives
Advisory services
Education support

Expertise sought

Case studies from the countryside (welcome are marginalized regions) for target groups of youth and disadvantaged groups:
-the involvement in public life focusing on ecology, culture and traditions, the self-employment (traditional and eco-products, small/family farms) or jobs in social farms/small enterprises
Sharing experiences on the involvement of target groups into:
– decision making processes
– volunteer based civic associations
– creation of job opportunities in the countryside