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On the Right Way
Start date: Sep 1, 2013,

Youth Exchange "On the Right Way" gathered 40 young people and group leaders from different organizations based in Programme Countries with the aim to tackle the issue of Youth Unemployment. Youth Exchange took place in Vilnius from 15th to 23rd of October 2013. Participants are from Lithuania, Turkey, Greece, Slovakia and Bulgaria. The main aim of the exchange was to tackle youth unemployment problem, inform, motivate and enable young people to work on the topic in their countries as well as equip them with experience, knowledge and skills to easily involve in labor market. The project targeted young unemployed people who want to start working and find a job.The main objectives of the exchange were:• To reflect on unemployment situation of youth in Europe;• To give an opportunity to young people to share their good and bad experiences in looking for a job;• To promote youth’s involvement in voluntary work;• To encourage the creation of future projects within Youth in Action Programme, which will target unemployed youngstersDuring the project young people from different countries shared opinions and ideas on unemployment and were involved in various activities. They learnt CV and Motivation Letter writing techniques, Hints to pass a Job Interview, Working with E-Job Databases, how to use Volunteerism as a way to the labor market, what is YouthPass, how to get a Europass Language Passport, how to work with career centers, etc.Through creative games, exercise and non formal tools we stimulated young people's spirit of initiative, creativity, entrepreneurship and employability through practical and theoretical inputs from participants and group leaders from participant countries. After coming back home, participants were responsible to transfer their knowledge to young people involved in their organizations or young people from local schools/ universities.Active participation, group-work and teamwork, as well as practical exercises characterized the youth exchange.
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