NPC officers staff trainings

Meetings of National Agencies and the European Commission officers responsible for the cooperation with Neighbouring Partner Countries

The staff training brought together the representatives of Erasmus+; Youth National Agencies, regional SALTO YOUTH Resource Centres, the European Commission and the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) to share experiences, stimulate cooperation, and discuss, strengthen and promote current Erasmus+ Youth and youth policy developments in the framework of youth cooperation with Neighbouring Partner Countries.

BRUSSELS, 30-31 May 2017.

It was the first Erasmus+; Youth National Agency staff training on international youth cooperation with a specific focus on the Partner Countries Neighbouring the EU in the four regions: South Mediterranean countries, Western Balkans, Eastern Partnership countries and the Russian Federation.

Specific objectives:

  • to review developments of Erasmus+ Youth in Action in NPC and share experiences about current challenges and opportunities;
  • to provide an update about administrative and policy developments with regard to the cooperation with NPC;
  • to provide up-to-date information about the needs, challenges and potentials with regard to the situation of young people and programmes for youth in all partner regions;
  • to reflect on interests, needs and ways to enhance the cooperation with NPC in a more strategic way, both at national and European levels;

A special place was given to connecting the decentralised and centralised strands of the Programme through sharing information and discussing the specific "Windows" for cooperation with the regions: Eastern Partnership Youth Window, Western Balkans Youth Window, Youth Window for Tunisia.

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