EAST (Environment, Activities, Studies and Exchanges)
An EU co-fun ded project about environmental issues and sustainable development and training of youth

05 March 2018

E.A.S.T. is a project Funded by the Erasmus+ Programme. The project aspires to create more opportunities for youth in education and employment according to the competences of youth involved, to address the challenge of youth unemployment through strengthening the links between the youth sector and the training needs of the labour market, promoting education to self-employment, providing educational opportunities and empowerment for youth on the subject of training in the field of Eu project planning within the themes of environment, sustainable development and green jobs.

The project consortium consists of 7 partners, from 5 different EU countries. In specific the consortium consists of EURO (Italy, coordinator), Curba de Cultura (Romania), FOPSIM (Malta), TZG Jastrebarskog (Croatia), Orsa (Italy), Nuovo Ateneo (Italy), and Iroko (Spain).

On the 26th and 27th of February 2018, the partners had the 2nd transnational steering group meeting so to talk about the project activities. Special attention was given to the forthcoming training as the main output of the project. The training will take place in Alcamo, Sicily (Italy) and will last for 1 week. For the training, each partner will identify 6 participants, in accordance with their interest and motivation in the training course; opportunities for personal and professional development offered by the activities resulting from the application form and; capacity and interest in multiplying the project’s results and methodology. The next meeting will take place in Spain and the form of the training will be discussed, so that it has the best impact possible.

More information about the project can be found at www.associazioneeuro.org/east

Project: EAST
Date: 05.03.2018
Maria Ragia
Project Management Apprentice