The Mediterranean Youth Association (AGDER) was established in 2017 to contribute to the social and cultural development of young people, to carry out studies in the fields of education, health and sports, to contribute to the improvement of youth policies, to carry out rights-based studies in the field of human rights, to provide cooperation and solidarity among the youth, to contribute to the personal development of young people. It is a non-governmental organization that carries out independent national and international studies, established to encourage entrepreneurship spirit and to carry out international youth projects.
As the Mediterranean Youth Association, we exhibit a network-based and rights-based approach in all our work. In order to increase the participation of young people and facilitate their volunteering, we prefer innovative methods instead of traditional methods. Our association, which started to use the online volunteering model, provides our sustainability with this model.
To enable young people to act together, to be accessible to every young person, to produce solutions to human rights problems, to contribute to the development of young people, and to raise awareness of active citizenship, making them conscious, sensitive and responsible for the society.
To enable young people to work together with a rights-based approach and to find solutions to social problems together with the online volunteering system, where young volunteers are at the center, accessible to all young people. To create dialogue among young people in Mediterranean countries. To cooperate with Civil Society, public, private sector and activists with a network-based approach model.
Our Target Audience
The target audience of our association is active, conscious, sensitive and responsible young people between the ages of 17 and 28 living in the Mediterranean countries. This target group includes organizations and institutions working in the fields of youth, human rights, active citizenship and youth workers and workers in Mediterranean countries.