Aiming to create a positive environment for the development of children and youth, a number of initiatives and programmes are being promoted in Rijeka, city that since 2005 has been bearing the title of a “Child Friendly City”.

The City of Rijeka protects the interests and enhances the rights of children and youth by developing and supporting numerous and various programmes and projects aimed at increasing the security of children and youth, developing their skills and competences, enabling active youth participation in the social community and spending their free time in a quality manner.