Meeting with the Portuguese National Agency on opportunities for collaboration with Ukrainian youth organisations (20.03.2023, online)
On March 20, 2023, National Erasmus+ Agency in Portugal and the NEO – Ukrainea organised regarding the establishment of cooperation with youth organizations of Ukraine.
During the meeting, the key actions of the Programme and open calls for Ukrainian organizations in the field of youth and sports, national priorities, experience, challenges and ways to overcome them through fruitful cooperation within the implementation of joint Erasmus+ projects were discussed.
Svitlana SHYTIKOVA, Coordinator of NEO – Ukraine, and Luis ALVEIS, Head of the National Erasmus+ Agency in Portugal, discussed the joint Webinar “EFFY – Erasmus+ Future Focused Youth – Ukraine”, scheduled for June 28-29, 2023.
Focused on the values of the European Union (EU) and the sense of belonging to the EU project, this Webinar was discussed to be cover the following topics:
- Explore Erasmus+ Projects as a powerful tool to promote Solidarity, Social Inclusion, Active Participation, Democracy, Tolerance, Peace and Human Rights.
- Strengthen partnership between EU and Ukrainian youth organisations to contribute to the Recovery Plan of Ukraine in Youth sector.
- Increase knowledge about the Erasmus+ Programme and to encourage participants to use youth and volunteering projects as a tool to develop, promote and implement projects within their contexts, with strong focus on young people arriving from difficult backgrounds or contexts to new countries and to new local communities.