The Public Benefit Enterprise of the Municipality of Thessaloniki, as the implementing body of the European Youth Capital for the year 2014, was the first European city invited by the European Youth Forum and the Goethe Institute of Thailand as a partner in the program implemented in Thailand entitled RETHINK URBAN SPACES.
The EU-funded project between the European Union Delegation to Thailand, the Goethe-Institut Thailand, the Thai Civic Education Foundation and the Child and Youth Media Foundation aims to facilitate a sustainable youth-led approach to urban review in Thailand for the creation of inclusive cities, which allow the participation of all stakeholders in issues that affect their present and future prosperity.
Specifically, the objectives of the project are:
- the empowerment of young people to participate in shaping urban development
- exchanges between youth organizations in Thailand and the EU
- increasing the participation of young people in urban development policies, youth organizations and other civil society organizations.
The role of KEDITH in the project is advisory, as with the acquired experience and the legacy of EPN 2014 it can through the Department of Youth and the Municipal Youth Council, represented by:
gave a dynamic presence at the 1st Working Meeting, to contribute to the achievement of the objectives.