Young Entrepreneurs Succeed, YES! Workshop in Karditsa
Young entrepreneurs succeed, YES! Workshop in Karditsa
ANKA hosted the first workshop of the year 2023 under the Young Entrepreneurs Succeed, “YES!” Project. The two-day workshop began with a welcoming salutation by ANKA’S Director General, Evangelos Sakellariou, and the Coordinator on behalf of the Lead Partner, Athens Agricultural University, Yiorgos Alexopoulos.
The first day of the workshop was dedicated to the update on interventions and activities of each partner, briefing on peer learning transfer activities and short presentations by ANKA team on learnings and challenges stemming from the Project’s implementation so far. The day concluded with an Open Session attended by regional and local stakeholders, followed by a joint dinner.
The second day of the workshop entailed update on the communication activities, on the interventions’ impact assessment and on the preparation of the Project’s next workshops and final conferences. The workshop was followed networking and a visit to the “Entrepreneurship Support Centre for the unemployed and disadvantaged citizens of the Karditsa Municipality” running under AN.KA .
ABOUT THE EEA AND NORWAY GRANTS
The EEA and Norway Grants represent the contribution of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway to reduce economic and social disparities and to strengthen bilateral relations with 15 EU countries in Central and Southern Europe and the Baltics.
For the period 2014-2021, the total contribution is €2.8 billion (EEA Grants €1.5 billion and Norway Grants €1.3 billion).
Under the EEA Agreement, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are part of the European internal market. The EEA Agreement sets out the common goal of working together to reduce social and economic disparities.
The Scaling trust-based partnership models to recharge youth entrepreneurship: Supporting underserved communities with innovative entrepreneurship support instruments (TPM-RYE) project, benefits from €2,3M grant from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Youth Employment. The aim of the programme is to activate unemployed youth to access the labour market and promote entrepreneurship.