The Republican Center for Children and Youth “ARTICO” is a public institution of non-formal education which provides children and youth with information as well as training, consulting, supporting opportunities of development through involvement in social, cultural, sporting and technical activities. The center also coordinates the activities in similar centers and institutions throughout the country. Our mission is to conduct and promote non-formal education by  creating platforms of learning and development for children, youth, teachers as well as for people working on a managerial or institutional level (and other resource persons)

The Republican Center for Children and Youth is a public, educational-methodical institution – a part of unified system of education in the country, contributing to the development and implementation of state policy concerning education for children and youth. ARTICO coordinates and offers methodological support and information to institutions which in turn provide extra-curricular activities for children and youth nationwide.