The project focuses on improved employment prospects and active participation in the labor market of vulnerable and disadvantage youth in the municipality of Gjilan.
YEEP goals of the project include:
To address the needs of young people who grow up in alternative care and families confronted with socio-economic exclusion;
To improve current conditions pertaining to youth empowerment, employment prospects and active participation in the labor market of vulnerable youth;
To achieve synergies in the delivery of services to the benefit of young people directly or through local actors to use a comprehensive, holistic and effective methodology in their work with young people at risk;
To increase social and personal skills for socio-economic integration of vulnerable young people (at least 40% female)
To increase political decision-makers’ awareness of the needs of vulnerable youth, in order to formulate and implement support strategies for the socio-economic integration of vulnerable youth;
To promote the advocacy capacities of young people and their rights to socio-economic integration and employment, in order to create a positive and supportive environment in which young people can prosper, exchange experiences and interact socially;
To combat youth unemployment by implementing concrete actions and developing recommendations for actions, shared with decision-makers.