Official title of the project

Promoting youth employment through Social Partnership and Cooperation

Sectors

Project information

Subtitle
CIVIL SOCIETY FACILITY PROGRAMME 2013 Theme 3: Support to the Cooperation between Serbia and Kosovo
Website
Region / City
Cities
Serbia
Total budget of programme / project

117,497.56 EUR

Implementation period
2014. Nov - 2016. Nov
Expected results
  1. Increased capacities of 36 representatives of local institutions and CSOs from Nis, Leskovac, Vranje, Mitrovica, Peja, and Prizren in assessing and designing stimulating employment policies for youth.
  2. Over 400 local stakeholders involved in the public discussions in 6 local communities providing recommendations for improvement of the employment opportunities of youth.
  3. Policy brief created as a result of the research and debriefing actions of the project.
  4. Institutional mechanisms for development of cross-border projects will be established contributing to the overall sustainability of the action.
Beneficiary

Youth of Serbia and Kosovo, in particular in the select communities.

Partners

1. Community Building Mitrovica (XK)

2. Prishtina Institute for Political Studies (XK)

Summary of the project

The project is enhancing the cooperation between Serbia and Kosovo local governments, business representatives, professional groups and CSOs in the field of youth employment, through the exchange of creative new ideas at the local level. It aims to familiarize the key stakeholders in youth employment in Serbia and Kosovo with their peers across the border, and initiate platforms for exchange of best practices.

Programme/Project objectives

The project will enhance the cooperation between Serbia and Kosovo local governments, business representatives, professional groups and CSOs in the field of youth employment, through the exchange of creative new ideas and best practices at the local level. It will familiarise the key stakeholders in youth employment in Serbia and Kosovo with their peers across the border, and initiate platforms for exchange of ideas and best practices: through engaging the same group of 36 core participants in an extensive process of mutual learning, practical policy discussions and joint activities toward the relevant broader public.