WISEs4Youth project conference on Date ¦ 19/03/2024
Time ¦ 9.30 AM - 12.00 PM (CET)
Speaker ¦ Julien De Beys - European Commission / Vera Strobachova-Budway - OSCE /Alessia Sebillo - DIESIS / Katja Palaić - Youth bank Croatia / Sabina Cokan - Employment Services, Slovenia / Ilija Marinkovski - Municipality of Tetovo / Gregor Cotic - SENT / Milena Sosic - IDC Serbia / Marijana Arizankoska - CDI Macedonia / Era Sherifaj - Partners Albania / Aziza Yussupova, Policy Officer - ENSIE/ Kristina Todorova - North Macedonia / Martin Godina - Slovenia / Xhenson Çela - Albania

WISEs4Youth project conference on "Support policies towards youth social entrepreneurship in the Western Balkans and beyond"

Open to public

WISEs4Youth is an EU Erasmus+ project gathering 5 partners from Western Balkans (Albania, Croatia, North Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia) and which aims to create training activities for social entrepreneurial skills development targeting potential young social entrepreneurs in Western Balkans.

This final conference of the WISEs4Youth project will firstly focus on presenting the EU support policies towards youth social entrepreneurship in the Western Balkans but also existing national and local initiatives and support measures towards youth entrepreneurship and social economy development in general. Secondly, project's outcomes and produced tools will be presented together with policy recommendations. Finally, participants will have the opportunity to listen to young people's testimonies and main takeaways from their participation to the training courses and study visits in WISEs and social enterprises.

The meeting will tale place in person and on Zoom. Only registered participants will receive the Zoom link prior the meeting.

Address: “La Maison Amazone” room “Marie Popelin” at Rue du Méridien 10, 1210 Brussels, Belgium


WISEs4Youth est un projet Erasmus+ de l'UE rassemblant 5 partenaires des Balkans occidentaux (Albanie, Croatie, Macédoine du Nord, Serbie, Slovénie) et qui vise à créer des activités de formation pour le développement des compétences en entrepreneuriat social ciblant les jeunes entrepreneurs sociaux potentiels dans les Balkans occidentaux.

Cette conférence finale du projet WISEs4Youth se concentrera tout d'abord sur la présentation des politiques de soutien de l'UE à l'entrepreneuriat social des jeunes dans les Balkans occidentaux, mais également des initiatives nationales et locales existantes et des mesures de soutien à l'entrepreneuriat des jeunes et au développement de l'économie sociale en général. Deuxièmement, les résultats du projet et les outils produits seront présentés ainsi que des recommandations politiques. Enfin, les participants auront l'occasion d'écouter les témoignages des jeunes et les principaux enseignements de leur participation aux formations et visites d'étude dans les ESI et les entreprises sociales.

La réunion aura lieu en personne et sur Zoom. Seuls les participants inscrits recevront le lien Zoom avant la réunion.

Adresse : « La Maison Amazone » salle « Marie Popelin » à la Rue du Méridien 10, 1210 Bruxelles, Belgique


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