YHO at 9th European Alcohol Policy Conference

With the support of EUROCARE, we brought 20 young people to attend the 9th Alcohol Policy Conference in Oslo, Norway. The outcome of the conference that took place on the 16th and 17th June was the Oslo declaration in which 11 organisations agreed on the most pressing matters when it comes to reducing alcohol harms. […]

Training for Youth Health Ambassadors – Youth(4)Health project

Between 16 and 22 May 2022, the Training for Youth Health Ambassadors continued in Antalya, Türkiye. During the training, the young participants from Slovenia, Türkiye and Northern Macedonia acquired skills and competencies which they will use as Health Ambassadors at the national but also international levels within the field of youth. As the result of […]

75th WHA: Statement on the global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol

We were part of the International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation (IPSF) delegation at the 75th World Health Assembly in May 2022 in Geneva. We attended many exciting side events and collaborated with IPSF on a statement on the WHA agenda item 14.1 (g); Draft action plan (2022–2030) to effectively implement the global strategy to reduce the […]

Staywell Transnational project meeting in Derry, Northern Ireland

Last days of April were spend at the transnational project meeting of Staywell project that took place in Derry, Northern Ireland. Check the website for more information on the ongoing activities. https://staywell-project.eu/ The project aims to develop an innovative web learning approach for advancing and sustaining VET learners’ wellbeing and mental health through the acquisition […]

School of Public Health and Advocacy: Alcohol Prevention

Between 14th to 16th we welcomed participants to the School of Health Policy and Advocacy on Alcohol Prevention. The 3-day event was prepared in cooperation with SNCDA – Slovenian NCD Alliance. Participants attended workshops prepared by trainers and health experts Katja Čič, Jan Peloza, and Matej Košir. The topics that the advocacy school covered were: […]

Training on building youth coalitions – Youth4Health project

10th to 14th March 2022, was dedicated to the Training on Building Youth Coalitions in Skopje, North Macedonia. The training took place in the framework of Youth4Health project funded by the Erasmus+, through National Agency Movit. Partners of the projects are Mladinska zveza za promocijo zdravja from Slovenia, HERA from North Macedonia and Civil Life […]

Transnational meeting for You4Health! project in Slovenia

On Saturday the 29th of January, YHO hosted the second transnational meeting of the You(4)Health project. The meeting that took place in Impact Hub Ljubljana was attended by project partners.  The project aims to address the need of empowering youth workers and youth organizations to contribute to reducing excessive alcohol and drug use, and their […]

11th YHO General Assembly

On the 17th of December 2021, the 11th YHO GA took place, gathering member organisations of YHO. Members adopted the yearly programme and financial reports for 2021, budget and working plan for 2022, bylaws and updated Strategic plan. The new strategic plan was designed for years 2021 to 2025 and is covering the topics of […]

RCC Western Balkans Youth Lab on Mental Health

The Youth Lab on Mental Health, organised by the Regional Cooperation Council’s (RCC) Western Balkans Youth Lab Project (WBYL), has kicked off in Tirana on the 9th of December 2022. Katja Čič, YHO Manager for youth health was a guest speaker at the Panel Debate: How serious do we take mental health and why is […]

YHO received ECOSOC Consultative Status

YHO was granted consultative status with the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), a status that gives us access to all of the UN bodies that are open to NGOs, including the General Assembly and the Human Rights Council. This access is essential for our future work and advocacy activities as it allows us to […]