|Programme:||CBC SRB-BiH 2014-2020|
|Call for Proposals:||3rd|
|Contract No.||48-00-162/2021-28-6 signed on March 27th 2023|
|Project Title:||“One-stop-shop service for youth entrepreneurship and cross-border partnerships”|
|Specific objective of the Programme:||SO 1.2. Fostering social and economic inclusion|
|Programmes’ result:||Result inclusion 1.2.2. The employability and entrepreneurship abilities of vulnerable groups are improved through joint cross-border efforts including the promotion of sustainable social entrepreneurship|
|Project budget:||Total contract amount (€):||Contracted amount EU (€) and
% of total contract amount:
|€ 215,629.61||€ 183,285.17
|Beneficiaries of funds:||Lead applicant:||Co-applicants:|
Centre for youth work, Novi Sad
Centre for youth education, Travnik
Tuzla Community Foundation Tuzla
Youth Association Sremska Mitrovica
|Location of the action:||SRB:||BiH:|
|Sremski District: Sremska Mitrovica, Šid, Ruma;||Tuzla, Lukovac i Zivinice|
|Target groups:||A) 50 unemployed young man (40%) and woman (60%) aged from 18-30 from in SRB (25) and BIH (25) without competencies relevant to the market needs;
C) Representatives of local government and government institutions from SRB (5) & BIH (5).
|Commencement date and project duration:||April 01st 2023, 18 months|
|Overall objective:||To contribute to socio-economic development of Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina cross-border area by increasing employment possibilities, mobility, and social inclusion of vulnerable youth|
|Specific objective(s) or project purpose:||Fostering employability and social inclusion of vulnerable youth in SRB-BIH cross-border area by increasing their employment and entrepreneurship competencies through piloting and scaling innovative youth employability one-stop-shop service|
|Estimated results:||1) Service responding to local needs of youth employability is developed, evaluated and recognized as model of good practice by the local self-governments in cross-border area.
2) 50 vulnerable youth from SRB and BIH cross-border area gained entrepreneurial, transferable and financial competencies.
3) Developed up to 20 business ideas by 50 young people with mentorship support and 6 are selected for further development
(in relation to the estimated results of the action):
|1.1. Conducting the mapping study on the local needs in the cross-border area;
1.2. Developing one-stop-shop service based on cross-sector cooperation and Mapping study;
1.3. Evaluation of the service & recommendation for future implementation and sustainability;
1.4. Organization of cross-border Round table aimed at advocacy for its recognition by local government in SRB & BIH;
2.1. Recruitment of vulnerable youth in cross-border area through youth work info campaigns;
2.2. Educational courses: A) Soft skills; B) Financial literacy C) Entrepreneurship.
3.1. Recruitment of mentors.
3.2. Organization of 2 cross-border study visits in BIH and SRB;
3.3. Developing business ideas by young people with mentorship;
3.4. Cross-border event “Elevator Pitch” aimed for promotion of successful business practices and competition for the best youth business ideas in SRB & BH;
3.5. Mentorship support for up to 6 selected best youth business ideas.