Emplo-youth-ability [closed]

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Macedonia is one of the countries with the highest unemployment rate, especially among  young people. This project, designed in tight collaboration with a local youth association, provides training in employability for young people, ranging from curriculum writing to leadership and communication skills.

Context
Macedonia is a country with very high unemployment rates – especially among young people. A situation made even worse by the financial crisis that struck Europe in 2008. Youth Can is a youth association active in Skopje, angaged in youth development and leadership, and that got in touch with seed through its previous projects in Macedonia.

Period
March-October 2012

Obiectives
This project aims at developing employability skills in young people, focusing on young graduates, without distinction in ethnicity.

Activities
The project is jointly managed by seed and Youth Can, and includes a training program with local instructors with 5 modules, spanning from CV writing to leadership and communication skills. Seed accompanies the project and conducts the evaluation.

Results

Partners
Youth Can, Skopjie, Macedonia.

Financing
Youth for Development

Budget
7’000 CHF