Following the local workshop with young people and education stakeholders in which they were introduce to the Six Steps methodology, youngsters designed and implemented their intervention plans along with the support of local stakeholders in Cyprus. The intervention plans focused on issues that are relevant to the realities of youngsters at the particular moment of developing their strategies to raise awareness and encourage more youngsters to participate in democratic life. The topics that were selected were as follows:

  • Raising awareness about sustainability and on the multiple ways they can transform their Christmas holiday presents into a celebration of conscious and environmentally aware solutions;
  • Raising awareness about young people’s reproductive health and the stigma around discussions on the matter in our society;
  • The educational system in Cyprus and how today’s learning and teaching environments negatively affect young people’s mental health.

Young people are currently concluding the implementation of their intervention plans with great success!! Stay tuned for more information!