About SALTO Eastern Europe and Caucasus Resource Centre

Who we are? What we do? Our contacts.

SALTO EECA Resource Centre was formed in October 2003 by European Commission to support the cooperation within the YOUTH (in years 2003-2007) and further in the YOUTH in ACTION Programme (2007-2013) with Neighbouring Partner Countries from Eastern Europe and Caucasus Region. Nowadays it continues its mission within ERASMUS+ Youth supporting following countries:

Aims of the SALTO EECA Resource Centre:

  • To raise visibility and awareness of the ERASMUS+ Youth opportunities in the field of youth for the Eastern Partnership countries and Russian Federation,
  • To provide support and expertise to National Agencies of the ERASMUS+ Youth by contributing to events promoting cooperation in the field of youth with the Eastern Partnership countries and Russian Federation,
  • To promote international cooperation with the Eastern Partnership countries and Russian Federation,
  • To support project organisers in the development of contacts, partnerships and projects.

SALTO EECA RC organises:

  • INFORMATION ACTIVITIES - enabling organisations from Eastern Partnership countries and Russian Federation to have easy access to the ERASMUS+ Youth and promoting co-operation with counterparts in Programme countries.
  • TRAINING EVENTS - support for non-formal education and  ERASMUS+ Youth development in the youth field.
  • DEVELOPMENTAL ACTIVITIES - contact making seminars and study visits aimed at building long-lasting partnerships between organisations from Eastern Partnership countries, Russian Federation and Programme countries.

SALTO EECA RC provides support for:

  • Organisations interested in development of co-operation with Eastern Partnership countries and Russian Federation or Programme Countries within the  ERASMUS+ Youth,
  • Project coordinators, Youth Workers, Trainers,
  • Youth Leaders, EVS Volunteers,
  • National Agencies of the  ERASMUS+ Youth.

Moreover, SALTO EECA Resource Centre provides following services and resources:

  • Trainings for EVS volunteers - our Resource Centre supports quality common and group EVS trainings in the region of Eastern Europe and Caucasus. Learn more here:
  • Accreditation of EVS organisations in Eastern Partnership countries and Russian Federation. Find out more here:
  • EECA manual - internet links to sources about Eastern Partnership countries and Russian Federation, which could help you in the preparation of your projects. More on
  • EECA publications - collection of SALTO EECA as well as its closely cooperating partners publications, that helps in developing youth cooperation between West and East. Waiting for you here:
  • SALTO EECA RC on Facebook to discuss about upcoming activities, share photos from events, search for project partners, discuss youth issues and find many interesting youth workers. Find us here:
  • Neighbouring Partner Countries - Good Practise Projects Database - where we store information and present good practices in action 2 and 3.1 of Youth in Action Programme (2007 - 2013) in cooperation with 3 neighbouring regions (EaP and Russia, Sounthern Mediterranean and Western Balkans):



Foundation for the Development of the Educational System, SALTO EECA RC, 43 Mokotowska, 00-551 Warsaw, Poland

phone: +48 22 4 631 462, fax: +48 22 4 631 031


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