The Study visit “Get involved 2” is a follow up project that will provide a possibility for youngsters from different EU and SEE countries to come to Macedonia for eight days and explore the possibilities for cooperation with organizations around Macedonia but also with organizations around Europe for new projects concerning volunteering and employability of young people with fewer opportunities , youth from rural areas and marginalized youth. The study-visit will provide a platform for starting new partnerships and developing new youth projects. The participants are coming from 20 countries. The participants, youth workers and coordinators of international exchange, will visit various Macedonian organizations, which are working with the Youth in Action Programme or are interested to start to work with Youth in Action, as well as explore and exchange best youth work practices and the most successful project ideas. Special focus will be putt on organizations working with minorities, rural areas and working with young people with fewer opportunities. The participants will explore what projects and methods are implemented to promote integration and inclusion of youth and contribute to the work of local organizations trough sharing knowledge and experience from their countries. The working program of study visit includes workshops, thematic working groups and discussions on social inclusion, employability, and possibilities for cooperation between South Eastern Europe and European Union. The projects will focus on creation of new partnerships and projects that are dealing with work with young people with fewer opportunities, marginalized youth, youth from rural municipalities; in the area of promoting mobility as a way to fight exclusion and unemployment. The study visit will be held from 07.09 – 15.09 2012 in Mavrovo, Debar, Ohrid, Struga and Vevchani; and will have 20 countries participating .
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