PROJECTS

Home / Projects

JOURNEY
Joint Organization to Unite Rural Networks of Entrepreneurial Youth


Time-span: December 2018 - November 2020

Short description
JOURNEY aims at achieving one of the main benchmarks of the renewed European Neighborhood Policy and the European Neighborhood Instrument laid out in the policy’s Eastern Strategy paper. Since 2008, the joint EU/UNDP Project "Community Based Approach to Local Development" (CBA) has been implemented for Ukraine and one of its tasks is to promote the development of small farms and non-farm businesses in rural areas.
The synergy of this project aims at increasing the productivity and activation of rural youth through new teaching methods. The project further aims at raising the level of awareness of the youth and increasing their entrepreneurship competencies. In this context, using a combination of innovative educational methods for working with rural youth will provide maximum results and will increase the position of the youth in society, their awareness of and interest in personal entrepreneurial development, as well as the economic development of their region and country as a whole. 

Objectives

  • In line with the Erasmus+ objectives, the JOURNEY aims:
  • To reduce youth unemployment in the countries of the Eastern Partnership
  • To promote the development of the entrepreneurial potential of rural youth in EaP countries

    In order to reach the above-mentioned aims, the specific objectives are:
  • allowing youth workers from UA, AZ and GE to acquire mentorship skills as well as knowledge, methods and tools to support rural youth and young entrepreneurs
  • promoting entrepreneurship education and equipping mentors and young people with the necessary tools to develop entrepreneurship skills through online training
  • raising awareness about entrepreneurship education and establishing networks of young people/young entrepreneurs from rural areas to exchange knowledge and good practices
  • learning from the EU experience and launching a dialogue between rural youth from the EU and EaP countries for sharing experience and communication

Activities

  • Training and preparation of mentors
  • Online training for mentors and young people
  • Clubs of youth entrepreneurs
  • Youth exchange
  • Communication and dissemination

Partners
Main partner: Vinnytsia Regional Association of Local Self - Government Bodies - (Vinnytsia, Ukraine)

  • Vinnytsia Regional Development Agency - (Vinnytsia, Ukraine)
  • Marshal’s Office of the Lodzkie Region, Department for Promotion & International Cooperation - (Lodz, Poland)
  • FORMA.Azione srl - (Perugia, Italy)
  • Kutaisi City Hall, Foreign Affairs and International Projects Department - (Kutaisi, Georgia)
  • Ganja European Youth Capital 2016 “ Public Union - (Ganja, Azerbaijan)
  • ALDA” (Association des Agences de la democratie Locale) - (Strasbourg, France)
  • LOCAL DEMOCRACY AGENCY GEORGIA - (Kutaisi, Georgia)


    No data available.

    No data available.

Subscribe Newsletter:

Subscribe to ALDA monthly newsletter, available in five languages - English, French, Italian, Serbian, and Russian

Office in Strasbourg

Council of Europe
1, avenue de l'Europe 
F-67075 Strasbourg - France

Phone: +33 3 90 21 45 93
Fax: +33 3 90 21 55 17
Email: aldastrasbourg@aldaintranet.org
General contact: alda@aldaintranet.org

Office in Brussels

Rue Belliard 20
Bruxelles 1040
Belgium
Public transportation: Metro, stop "Arts-Loi", lines 1, 2, 5, 6

Phone: +32 (0)2 430 24 08
Email: aldabrussels@aldaintranet.org

Office in Vicenza

Viale Milano 66
36100 Vicenza - Italy

Phone: +39 04 44 54 01 46
Fax: +39 04 44 23 10 43
Mail : aldavicenza@aldaintranet.org

 

 

Office in Skopje

Bld. Partizanski odredi 43B/1-5
1000 Skopje, Macedonia

Phone: +389 (0) 2 6091 060
Mail: aldaskopje@aldaintranet.org

Office in Subotica

Trg Cara Jovana Nenada 15
SRB-24000 Subotica - Serbia 

Phone: +381 24 554 587
Fax: +381 24 554 587