A.D.E.L. – Association for Development, Education and Labour

Name: A.D.E.L. – Association for Development, Education and Labour
web: www.adelslovakia.org/en
Country: Slovakia (in english)

We are organization, which creates opportunities for young people who would like to be an active, try and learn something new and gain new experience and knowledge for personal and professional development. We want to enrich the educational, social and cultural life of young people living in our country, mainly young people with fewer opportunities and coming from Eastern Slovakia. We believe that young people must become a driving force in building the society in which they live and therefore we create various opportunities in order to help shape a generation that is determined to change our country/and world for the better.

Our main goals that we promote with a variety of projects and activities are:
  • to increase employment of young people and to support their personal and professional development;
  • to organize and mediate trainings, youth exchanges, work camps, seminars, study mobilities, internships and volunteering programs abroad;
  • to encourage active citizenship, civic participation, voluntary and civic initiatives and to emphasize their importance in the society;
  • to stimulate the creation of new and innovative ideas as the basis for entrepreneurial initiatives of young people, to motivate them and support towards his own business;
  • to encourage the responsible attitude to the nature and animals, promote a healthy lifestyle and protect the environment;
  • to promote constructive debate on the EU, to raise legal awareness of citizens, protect human rights and to watch the transparency in the allocation of public resources;
  • to endorse the elimination of gender stereotypes and promote equality of opportunity for all...

Our motto is: "Youth is not just a temporary state on the way to adulthood, but the space for our own journey, opinions and solutions – and we want to fill in this lack of space!"