The Regional Youth Council of Žilina (abbreviation RMŽK) is a civic association that brings
together childrens and youth organisations and informal youth groups – school parliaments,
municipal youth councils, youth parliaments and other interest groups operating in the
territory of the Žilina Region. It was established in 2001.
It brings together 63 member groups representing 21 431 young people in the Žilina Region.
VISION OF THE REGIONAL YOUTH COUNCIL OF ŽILINA
Žilina Region will become the region with the most favourable conditions for the personal
development of children and young people. The Regional Youth Council of Žilina will be a
recognised, competent, and experienced organisation in the Žilina Region with a professional
approach to youth participation, volunteering, social prevention, promotion of youth
employment, human rights and international cooperation in the context of work with children
MISSION OF THE REGIONAL YOUTH COUNCIL OF ŽILINA
– To represent the legitimate interests of young people in the Žilina Region.
– To help create conditions for youth development.
– Cooperate in the development of youth policy.
– To help create conditions for the overall physical, mental, spiritual, and social
development of children and young people in the Žilina Region.
AREAS OF ACTION OF THE REGIONAL YOUTH COUNCIL OF ŽILINA
– Creation and influencing of youth policy.
– Promotion of participation.
– Promotion of volunteering.
– Promotion of human rights.
– Development of international partnership activities.
– Support for working with young people with a lack of opportunities.
– Promotion of health and healthy lifestyles.
– Development of non-formal education.
OBJECTIVE OF THE REGIONAL YOUTH COUNCIL OF ŽILINA
To represent the legitimate interests of children and young people and thus help to create the
conditions for the all-round development of children and young people.
THE MAIN ACTIVITIES OF THE REGIONAL YOUTH COUNCIL OF ŽILINA:
– Activities to support participation, volunteering, and inclusion.
– Activities aimed at identifying young people's needs and collecting data (focus groups,
surveys, structured dialogue, e-consultations, etc.).
– Workshops, round tables, negotiations with youth policy actors.
– Training activities, workshops, and seminars.
– Information seminars, webinars, public debates, and conferences.
– Activities aimed at developing communication and promotional tools.
– Campaigns and media projects aimed at communicating with young people.
– International activities (partnership projects).
Read more about the projects here: https://www.rmzk.sk/projekty/
The Council does not engage in activities in support of political parties.