Youth conference in Belgrade with URS

January 29th, 2014   Education | News | Serbia

On March 16 Serbia calls for re-election and the Jarl Hjalmarson Foundation organised last weekend together with the Moderate Party’s sister organisation United Regions of Serbia (URS, former G17+) a youth conference on campaign and communication in Belgrade, Serbia.

Participants from URS youth, Belgrade, Serbia. Speakers were Ms. Åsa Coenraads, MP, and Mr. Gustaf Stenlund, chief press secretary for the Moderates in Stockholm County Council.

Participants from URS youth, Belgrade, Serbia. Speakers were Ms. Åsa Coenraads, MP, and Mr. Gustaf Stenlund, chief press secretary for the Moderates in Stockholm County Council.

The youth conference aimed political active youth and was the second step in a four-step-programme customised for the countries in the Balkan region. The other steps are on ideological principles as well as European cooperation and integration.

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Participants at the conference (lhs) during a lecture on message design chaired by Mr. Gustaf Stenlund (rhs), chief press secretary of the Moderate Party in Stockholm County Council.

Speaker on the conference were Ms. Åsa Coenraads, MP and member of the committee on environment and agriculture in Sweden, and Mr. Gustaf Stenlund, chief press secretary of the Moderate Party in Stockholm Country Council. Ms. Coenraads spoke about campaign building and implementation of electoral pledges meanwhile Mr. Stenlund put emphasise on message design, campaigning during election, and the importance of social media to reach the next generation voters. All the sessions ended with different workshops, in which the participants could put their knowledge into practice. The workshops ended later on with a group presentation and subsequent discussions in the presence of the other participants.

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Ms. Åsa Coenraads, MP and member of the committee on environment and agriculture in Sweden (lhs), during a lecture on implementation of electorial pledges in the presence of interested participants.

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