On October 25, 2017, the NPM Resource Center of Talas State University hosted a guest lecture of Bektur Mederov, Head of the Public Union “Talas Oblast Youth Council”, on the theme “Civic participation of youth in the development of the Talas region”. The lecturer discussed the activities and achievements of the Youth Council since 2010 including its collaboration with other regional CSOs and local government bodies. Talas Oblast Youth Council is a center for support of social initiatives raised by young local community activists. Mr. Mederov explained that through a variety of activities young people can contribute to positive change in a society and restore national culture and traditions. The head of the Youth Council invited all the participants to visit their office to receive more information on their current and past projects, and to discuss opportunities for students to work, volunteer and intern with the Public Union Youth Council. 

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Students of Talas State University listen with interest to guest lecture of Bektur Mederov, Head of the Talas Oblast Youth Council, on the theme “Civic participation of youth in the development of Talas Oblast”

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Bektur Mederov’s guest lecture was lively and interactive with students willingly being involved into different games and activities during the guest lecture 

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The guest lecture participants gladly learned about the experience of the Talas Oblast Youth Council and opportunity to become volunteers for the Youth Council