Here you can find news about our activities and the Erasmus+ YiA Programme, relevant for cooperation with the Western Balkans

1. Open Calls

Call for authors for Strategic Analysis of the Erasmus+: Youth in Action Programme and the European Solidarity Corps in the Western Balkan Partner Countries

Application deadline: 11th November 2018

SALTO SEE is looking for several authors for a strategic analysis of how the Erasmus+ programme has been implemented in and with the Partner countries of the Western Balkan region. The aim of the study is to provide an in-depth overview of the composition of beneficiaries (and potential beneficiaries) of the Erasmus+: Youth in Action Programme (and the European Solidarity Corps) in the Western Balkan Partner Countries, their motivation to take part in the Programme(s), main benefits as well as their needs and challenges, in order to identify suggestions for the future implementation of the Programmes in and with the region. More information

Partnership-building Activity - Key to inclusion: European Solidarity Corps

Call for participants - open until 7th November 2018

Are you interested in learning more about the European Solidarity Corps and in finding partners for future volunteering projects?

The aim of this activity is to encourage and support inclusive projects in the frame of the European Solidarity Corps (ESC) and give an impetus for the creation of a European network of organisations interested in inclusive ESC projects. "Key to Inclusion" will take place from 2 - 7 December in Ljubljana, Slovenia. More information

1st edition of European Academy on Youth Work: Innovation, Current Trends and Developments in Youth Work

Call for Contributions extended– open until 15th November 2018

Have you developed a tool, method or practice, a research or policy initiative that is innovative, responds to current trends or challenges related to youth work or youth work policy or enhances the quality of youth work, and would you like to share it with professionals in the youth work field from across Europe? We are looking for contributors to the modular programme of the first edition of the European Academy on Youth Work (EAYW), who have an interesting practice, research, tool or initiative to present, related to the topic of the EAYW.

The European Academy on Youth Work aims to support innovation in youth work and youth work policy and to promote the development of quality youth work. The first edition of the EAYW will be held on 21 to 24 May 2019 in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia. More information: and .

Project Lab: How to design your project in Erasmus+: Youth in Action?

Call for participants - open until 20th January 2019

Do you already have a concrete project idea, which you would like to realise in the frame of the Erasmus+: Youth in Action Programme? Would you still need to find partners and get some further input or advice how to raise the quality of your project idea, so that it fits in the application criteria? The Project Lab aims at responding to these needs.

The Project Lab will be organised from 11 - 13 March 2019 in Bonn, Germany, and it is open for participants from organisations from the Western Balkan region, Germany, Belgium and Slovenia. More information 

2. European Solidarity Corps News

Good news for young people from Western Balkans: The European Solidarity Corps portal is now open for registration!

Young people coming from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia are now able to register on the portal in order to be able to participate in the future volunteering projects within the European Solidarity Corps, which is building on the previous European Voluntary Service (EVS).

News for accredited volunteering organisations from the Western Balkans: The European Solidarity Corps portal is now open!

In order to facilitate the search for prospective participants of the European Solidarity Corps, the PASS (Placement Administration and Support System) was set up by the European Commission in March 2017. PASS is designed to make it easy for eligible organisations to search for and recruit European Solidarity Corps participants for their placements. The tool, based on the participant's profile and the needs of the organisation and project, suggests the most suitable candidates for selection.

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