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EU funded cross-border project helps develop basic life skills and social responsibility of Moldovan and Ukrainian youth

December 13, 2017

Moldovan and Ukrainian partners on both sides of the border officially launched the joint grant project “Facilitation of people-to-people links in social, cultural and educational sphere with focus on young care leavers from Republic of Moldova and Chernivtsi region” on November 30, 2017. The first meeting of the Steering Committee for the project was held in Chisinau to discuss technical issues regarding the implementation of the project as well as to decide on the details for the upcoming activities in favor of young people from both regions.

“The project aims to contribute to the creation of better conditions for young people for (16-19 years old) from Moldova and Chernivtsi region (Ukraine), to develop their basic life skills. More specifically it intends to increase the capacity of young people, operators, civil society and local authorities, from Moldova and Chernivtsi region (Ukraine), to identify common social problems and common solutions” – underlined Mrs Viorica Matas, representative of the Lead Partner of the project, SSCCF.

The project is implemented by the Center for Social Services for Child and Family (SSCCF) in collaboration with the Civic Organization “Ukrainian Youth Club” and the Moldovan branch of the Association Amici dei Bambini.

“Through this project, we hope to be able to contribute to the personal development of young people by helping them to become more socially responsible. For this last purpose, we will propose a specific workshop in Photo-Voice, where young people will be taught how they can use pictures to express their voice and opinion regarding something is bothering them” – mentioned Mr Igor Mosin, representative of the Civic Organization “Ukrainian Youth Club”.

The project, with duration of 14 months, will be implemented in November 2017 – January 2019 with a total budget of 143.330 Euro, out of which 128.000 Euro is a grant awarded by the European Union.

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