“Udruženje Crveno drvo” – Jugendverein “Roter Baum” is non profit organisation registered in Serbia. The organisation was founded by the presidents and representatives of five youth organisations from the Serbian region active in the youth field and youth politics. Its administrative structure includes a board of three professionals with a rich background in youth work and project management. It objective is the preservation and promotion of culture; promotion of education, education of youth, youth policy, youth work and open youth work; social and economic development; social justice. The organisation's goals are the dissemination and popularization of art and culture as well as its use in problem solving; democratic development; building peace and trust among all nations and ethnic communities; promotion of multiculturalism and intercultural dialogue; environmental protection and the pursuit of sustainable living; developing decentralization as a basis for further political and economic development of Serbia; improving the position of vulnerable and disadvantaged groups in society; development of youth work; development of social work; providing the space for the creative expression of young people, networking at regional, national and international level with similar organisations. In its activities it works primarily with young people and with other stakeholders coming from the field of youth policy, social policy and education. We promote: volunteering, a non-violent culture, intercultural activities, human rights, gender equality, employability and sustainable development; decentralization; development of individuals and teams; cultural, social and economic integration of marginalized youth, active citizenship, healthy life style, and all positive values. The organisation is also working to improve the cooperation between organisations, youth centres, schools, universities, national reserves, public bodies from the region and from the entire world by offering the skills of the founders and other members, supporters as well as collaborators of the organisation. Methodologies used in the work of the organisation are: non-formal education, peer education, music, film, social media and media campaigning, knowledge alliances among professionals, building of open resources.
Our activities are: trainings, workshops, conferences, debates, meetings, public events, awareness-raising campaigns, research and needs analyses. We are young people who work with youth and for youth. Our team is made of young experts
engaged in youth policy development, youth activism, non-formal education, and international youth work as well as in policy reform.
We work directly with young people aged from 13 to 30 years old, cooperate with youth workers and social workers as well as with organisations and institutions active in the youth, social, and education fields. The office of the organisation is in Vranje, Serbia.
Until now we have implemented several projects with our partners at the local and European levels. We are developing our projects in accordance to the needs of our target groups and in close and constant cooperation with our members, partners associations in Serbia as well as abroad.
“Udruženje Crveno drvo” – Jugendverein “Roter Baum” is member of the ORA Network.