Since the statistic have shown Bulgaria ranks third in NEETs unemployment in Europe, the participants discussed on the ways of involving NEETs in the workforce, on the promoting the contribution of the non-governmental sector to the NEETs activation policies. The lecturers presented recommendations for promoting employment through social enterprises, through technology opportunities and implementation of new alternatives for qualification raising.
Represenatives of the NGO sector and other institutions presented the benefits and outputs of projects striving to increase the NEETs possibilities for work and training.
HRDA presented project CODE, which benefits from a 2 300 000 € grant from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA and Norway Grants and its objective to provide opportunities for a quality employment to vulnerable young people at poverty risk and to develop and implement a training programme for specialized digital competences such as digital design, graphics, 3D animation, game design. Project's main result will be a developed and a piloted training programme to boost target groups’ access to acquiring specialized competences for employability and self-esteem as well as providing a new perspective to learning interactions and problem-solving.
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