Sava Youth Parliament

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Recognizing the importance of the young generations role in the river basin management and planning and in order to ensure sustainability in the implementation of the Framework Agreement on the Sava River Basin (FASRB), the International Sava River Basin Commission (Sava Commission) established the Sava Youth Parliament. The Sava Youth Parliament is the unique basin wide organization for the future generations in the world, the platform where the voice of the youth can be heard.

The members of the Sava Youth Parliament are students from secondary schools in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia and Serbia.

Through the work of Youth Parliament the Sava Commission promotes the importance of sustainable use, and protection of water resources, raising awareness of the importance of water education, international cooperation in the field of water, supports involvement of youth in international water management mechanisms with the idea to built connection and exchange ideas between generations to solve common problems and face future challenges.

The main messages from the Sava Youth Parliament are communicated on the Meeting of the Parties of the FASRB, sessions of the Sava Commission and thematic workshops.





What about?

1st Meeting

June 01, 2012

Lonjsko Polje (HR).

Integral planning of the use and protection of water resources, developing cross-border co-operation

2nd Meeting

May 25, 2013

Zasavica (RS)

Adoption of Statute of the Sava Youth Parliament and  work of the Parliament defined;

3rd meeting

September 19, 2014

Ljubljana (SI)

Flood protection

4th meeting

May 29-30, 2015

Bihać (BA)

Sustainable development in harmony with nature;

5th meeting

June 3-4, 2016

Lonjsko Polje (HR)

Extraordinary ecological values and economic potential of the Sava River Basin

6th meeting

June 2 -3, 2017


Climate change mitigation and adaptation;

7th meeting

June 1-2, 2018


Exceptional tourist potentials of the Sava River Basin;

8th meeting

May 31- June 1, 2019

Border region between Slovenia and Croatia (Kumrovec, Vonarje, Kozjansko Regional Park)

Harmonize interests of water users and resolve potential water conflicts between different stakeholders at local, regional and transboundary level.

9th meeting

October 8-9, 2021

Banja Luka (BA)

Let’s protect our heritage!