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EMPOWERING YOUNG PEOPLE TO CHOOSE A CAREER THAT MATCHES THEIR SKILLS AND VALUES

An online course helped young people across the world to discover their talents, make an impact in their communities and sell their abilities for future employers. Youth unemployment is currently at 17% across the EU, but some countries like Greece (45%), Spain (39%) and Italy (36%) are experiencing particularly high rates. The European Commission’s Youth…

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The Graduation of Students – “Education of Young Jobseekers in Banking Sector”

15 students of economic studies ended their journey, as participants in “Education of Young Jobseekers in Banking Sector” programme. Mr. Frederic Blanc, CEO of SGAL discussed with them about the importance of human resources and the role of technology  in  banking  system.  Mrs.  Irida  Vejsiu,  director  of  Human  Resources Department and Mr. Skerdi Buhuri, director…

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Albania and Switzerland sign two agreements of 8.2 million Euro for local governance and economic development

During her first visit in Albania, Ambassador Ruth Huber met with Deputy Prime Minister Senida Mesi and signed two agreements that provide funding and technical support in the areas of governance and economy. The first for the Decentralisation and Local Development Programme (dldp) and the second for RisiAlbania, a youth employment programme. Both projects amount…

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Shaping European Youth Policy

In period of 16th till 20th March NGO Prima’s representative Aida Perovic-Ivanovic, recommended by Directorate for Youth of Ministry of Sports of Montenegro, took a part in second residential seminar of “Shaping European Youth Policy in Theory and Practice” project, in Strasbourg, France. This is 3rd edition of project and it gathered youth policy makers…

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TOG 28th Youth Council

The Community Volunteers Foundation (TOG) held their 28th youth council in Ankara from the 16th-18th March. The council was a very successful event uniting 300 young volunteers from over 107 organizations from all over Turkey, giving them a platform to exchange their thoughts and be heard by different people. The volunteers were able to participate…

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Empowering young entrepreneurs in the agriculture sector

Ana and Vlade Divac Foundation has launched the initiative “Empowering young entrepreneurs in the agriculture sector”. The goal of the initiative is to motivate young people to become agricultural entrepreneurs, to inform them about possibilities when it comes to producing and financing, as well as encourage them to develop their own business ideas and apply…

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Local Democracy Camps for Youth

Partners Albania organized two Local Democracy Camps for young people in Korçe and Shkoder. The aim of these camps was to develop the skills and activism of young people to contribute for the improvement of local democracy in their cities. The camps serve as a starting point for the preparation of a new generation of…

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Law on Youth

After several lobbying indicatives of civil society in Albania, Ministry of Education, Sport and Youth, on June 2018 announced that within this year Albania will have “The Law on Youth”. A working group on drafting the law- proposal has been created and consultation meetings with youth NPO-s and other stakeholders are expected to be organized…

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Young entrepreneurs with ideas for businesses solve bitter social problems (Social Entrepreneurship Award – Social Impact Award 2018)

  “When I started my business, I thought that it was enough to have a passion for it, and that the skills were secondary. In a short time I realized how wrong I was to be thinking that”- young Niki Dominique, co-founder of “Imagine We” from Rwanda, started her entrepreneurial story sharing how important it…

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High Long-term youth unemployment rate and NEET rate as the biggest problems in the Western Balkans and Turkey

During the February, Youth Bank Hub for Western Balkan and Turkey has published 4th Monitoring report of Political, Social, Economic Participation of Youth based on Youth Participation Index. Youth Participation Index as a combination of social, political and economic dimension presents the unique numeric measure of possibilities for young people to participate in society in…

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