Warsaw: 2nd YOUTH IMPACT project meeting

February 7, 2020, the second meeting of Polish organizations taking part in the YOUTH IMPACT project took place in the office Foundation in Support of Local Democracy in Warsaw. It was attended by representatives of organizations, which run projects supporting youth employment and entrepreneurship. During the meeting, FRDL representatives dr Monika Bartosiewicz and dr Sławomir Nałęcz presented to the…

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Participating in the International Evaluation Conference in Cracow

As a part of activities aimed at gathering information on evaluation standards and practices a representative of the Youth Impact team in Poland – dr Slawomir Nalecz – took part in the 13th International Evaluation Conference in Cracow. The title of the conference “Innovation, social inclusion and territorial cohesion – preparation for the 2021–2027 perspective”…

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Focus group 2 – Slovakia

Second Focus group meeting of Slovakian organisations taking part in Youth Impact project will be organised by PEDAL Consulting on Monday 27th January 2020 in Vranov nad Topľou. Local youth organizations focusing their efforts on youth activation, involvement, empowerment, and employment will be joining the meeting. The objectives of the focus groups are to familiarize participants…

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Youth Activation Weekend Training – Ružomberok (Slovakia)

PEDAL Consulting organizes a weekend training in Slovak city of Ružomberok January 24-25 2020. The training is focused on youth activation, involvement, empowerment and also employment, accompanied by evaluation assessing the success of these processes. If you are an organisation from Ružomberok area working with youth and are interested in the training, please contact PEDAL…

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Decreased unemployment rate in Slovakia

The overall unemployment rate decreased to 4,94 percent in October 2019. Expressed in absolute numbers, the total number of jobseekers was 136,192. However, according to the statistics data from Central Office of Labour, Social Affairs and Family, the unemployment rate was significantly higher in case of two specific target groups; namely in case of youth…

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NEET rate in Poland

As we wrote in earlier articles one of the biggest problems of transition from education to work is the significant share of young people, who are no longer in education or training, but they also do not have a paid job. So-called NEETs are usually counted in the population aged 15-24.  In Poland such age…

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