Training for Youth Workers, Leskovac, Serbia

Deadline: 5 October 2012
Open to: Youth workers/activists from Serbia, Macedonia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary
Venue: 14 – 21 October, Leskovac, Serbia


Training “Youth entrepreneurship = youth employment” is intended for youth workers active, or those who wish to become active in youth self-employment field, and also for those youth workers who need support in their self-investment in personal skills and knowledge, establishment of cross-border cooperation partnerships and raise of pro-activeness of their organizations in the field of youth entrepreneurship development.

Goals of Training

The participants of the training will be involved into intensive process of intercultural non-formal learning where they will gain detailed knowledge of the Youth in Action programme and practical tools for improvement of their personal, social and professional competence. Active participation, group-work and teamwork, as well as theoretical inputs will feature the program of the TC and these working methods will result in participants being able to demonstrate excellent understanding of all possible measures for supporting youth self-employment and, by being able to competently talk about this topic, engage into discussion with decision and policy makers concerning advancement of youth entrepreneurship, thus creation of new jobs. Moreover, they will be able to more effectively self-analyze their personal capacity and more willing to advocate their governments to support development of new youth entrepreneurship policies.


The training course will bring together 36 youth workers/activists from Serbia, Macedonia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary. The project targets young men and women (preferably aged 18-30) who are working on youth employment issues within their organizations, or want to start working on youth employment projects. Working language of the training will be English and we expect all participants to have a good knowledge of English.


Training will be hosted at Hotel “Gros” in Leskovac. Accommodation and food costs are covered by the panerai luminor 1950 10 days gmt replica organizer. There are no fees for participants! Leskovac is easily accessible and is on the route of largest railroad and highway routes in Serbia. The city is ~280km south of Belgrade and ~40km south of Nis.
All participants will have to come to Leskovac in their own arrangement, usually by bus or train. 70% of total travel costs incurred will be reimbursed. Travel costs reimbursement will only be possible in the amount of presented bus/train tickets! Participants are strongly encouraged to buy return tickets whenever possible.

Application procedure

If you are interested, you can apply using the APPLICATION FORM. Please send your application to e-mail address no later than October 5th, 2012. Late applications will be refused.
Since participants from EU countries and citizens of Bosnia-Herzegovina and Macedonia are allowed to enter Serbia with personal ID, participants should write down personal ID number and date of expiry in their application. In case you choose to enter with passport, you should also fill in the fields in application form with correct data.
More specific info concerning all logistical issues will be given to selected participants. Selection notification is expected by October 9th 2012, at the latest.
For more information about training and its program, read this.

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