Project Reference: 2018-1-SE02-KA105-002033
Type of Project: Youth mobility
Number of sent participants: 10
Youth exchange ‘Ecoentrepreneurship=The Change is Green’ will be host by organization ‘Carlstad Youth Association’ in Carlstad, Sweden from 10 to 17 September 2018. The youth exchange will connect 60 participants from following countries: Sweden, Republic of Macedonia, Turkey, Bulgaria, Italy and Slovakia. Each country will be represented by 8 young people and 2 group leaders.
Main goal of youth exchange ‘Ecoentrepreneurship=The Change is Green’ is to empower young people to become future community leaders able to design innovative solutions to global problems through eco-entrepreneurship.
This main goal is plan to achieve through following objectives:
– to raise understanding among participants and participating organizations about the concept of eco-entrepreneurship, its key elements;
-to support sharing good practices all around the globe and raise interest of the participants to apply new knowledge in practice and develop own eco-enterprises in the future;
– to encourage the participants to share lessons learned during the youth exchange with their peers and to empower them to look for innovative solutions of ecological problems in their communities and countries;
– to provide participants an opportunity to create new partnerships and work on ideas for future projects that could be implemented with support of Erasmus + Programme.
We are convinced that the project objectives are in line with the objectives of Erasmus + Programme. Especially, the youth exchange ‘Ecoentrepreneurship=The Change is Green’ is supporting development of sense if initiative of young people, including young people with fewer opportunities facing social, economic and geographical obstacles in participants countries. The youth exchange ‘Ecoentrepreneurship=The Change is Green’ is also in line with goals set by Europe 2020 aiming for smart, inclusive and sustainable Europe.
During the youth exchange the participants will participate in various non-formal based activities reflecting their different learning styles and interests. Important element of youth exchange will be active involvement of the participants into the process of realization. The youth exchange will have impact on directly involved young people who will gain new competencies in the field of ecoentrepreneurship and Erasmus + Programme. Moreover, the youth exchange will bring new ideas for international and local projects.