About partner organisations
ROMANIA – Young Europe Society is a non-governmental non-profit organization that aims to contribute to the development of the youths by inspiring them a sense of active citizenship. Y.E.S. promotes mobility within and beyond Europe, non-formal learning and intercultural dialogue, and encourages the employability and inclusion of all young people, regardless of their educational, social and cultural background. Y.E.S. mission is to promote and bring added value to participative education and active citizenship, while developing solid partnerships with institutions, organizations and individuals that are active in the same field. Y.E.S.’s goal is to facilitate exchange of experiences between young people in order to raise the level of information, and tolerance, as well as to increase youngsters’ awareness with regards to different cultures and attitudes, promoting unity in diversity.
BULGARIA – Sports Club ” Champions Factory” is a Non-governmental, Non-profit organization , established in 2011, in Sofia, Bulgaria. It is dedicated to the development and promotion of physical activities as a matter of healthy lifestyle in Bulgaria . Use sport to develop soft skills in youth, promote healthy lifestyle, develop entrepreneurial knowledge and attitudes, etc. The methodology used is Education through Sport and the main target group is represented by disadvantaged youth such as children deprived of parental care and children from minority groups (Roma). Mission: Sports Club ” Champions Factory” is dedicated to the development and promotion of sport as an educational tool. We aim to promote social inclusion of minorities through sport and support disadvantaged groups: people with disabilities, people discriminated for their ethnic origin, religion or other reasons.
CZECH REPUBLIC – Four Links, z.s. is a private non-profit and non-governmental organization with the headquarters in Brno, Czech Republic. The organization has been established by formerly active students in Erasmus Student Network (esn.org) during their university studies. The members of the organization have participated and organized various youth exchanges, trainings and seminars on the following topics: professional and personal development, entrepreneurship, media impact and how it shapes society’s opinion, active participation in both local and international communities, volunteering, multimedia, photography and video making.
ESTONIA – Youth Europa is an international organisation which was founded through cooperation with Estonian and Spanish youth and is now active in Spain, Estonia, Slovakia and Sweden. Its members have taken up the task of improving the lives of the European youth. Driven on by motivation and urged by their strong-willed devotion to connect youth all around Europe, to improve the integrity of Europe, to create opportunities and make them accessible to the youth near and further away. These opportunities will help the organisation and the youth themselves to develop new ways to creatively express themselves, learn new skills, bring the world closer and connect with different people with whom they can build the future of Europe together. Youth Europa Estonia is the official Youth Europa branch located in Estonia. Youth Europa Estonia is led by a team of active youth workers handling Erasmus+ and other local youth work associated projects in Estonia.
HUNGARY – Ifjusagi Szolgaltatok Orszagos Szovetsege is an organisation acting as umbrella for youth services, youth information centres, youth clubs, and children and youth councils. The main aim of the organisation is to professionalise youth work.
The projects implemented by the organisation are creating a country wide dialog in the youth organizational sector with enlarging already existing and creating new cooperation. The Consultation of the Cooperation of Professional Youth-Sector Workers that is created by non-governmental co-operations based on professional approach of youth questions and issues, together with the National Youth Council of Hungary is initiating the creation of Youth Roundtable as a permanent conciliatory non-governmental and governmental forum. ISZOSZ keeps in touch with local, regional, national, foreign and European Union institutions, authorities and organisations.
ITALY – Green Rope is an organisation born in the heart of Puglia from passion and from the energy of ideas of a group of young people. The local and European projects are based, overall, in the protection and conservation of the environment and biodiversity and on the topic of sustainable development. The main goal of the organisation is to give values to territories, doing the first step to creating a better future and a better world for people and for the society. They work to increase awareness of people and aim to spread the voice of positive messages thanks to concrete actions, active participation and due to formal and non-formal education.
LITHUANIA – Unique Projects is an organisation that unifies young proactive people. Members of organization try to expand occupation of youths, bring alternatives of spending their free time, encourage self-actualizing, create favorable conditions for young people and members to improve and grow like creating, thinking and acting personalities. Organisations’aim is to develop values of moral and culture, work and art skills, educate about importance of action, non-formal learning, healthy-lifestyle and sport. UP is active in taking part in international Erasmus+ projects, as well as initiating local events, related to healthy lifestyle, sports, entrepreneurship, creative and design thinking, tolerance and topics, which are actual and interesting for youth.
MACEDONIA – Volunteers Centre Skopje is a non-governmental youth organization created in 2005 by former EVS volunteers. The main goal of the organization is to give non-formal educational possibilities to the young people, in different fields, in local and international level; to promote the idea of volunteerism and to connect young people without reference to their nationality, religion, political, economical or social status. The organisation is putting effort to develop a multicultural civil society, to reinforce the existing democratic structure, to enhance the affirmation of young people through their individual abilities and skills, and to connect the young people with the purpose of their closer cooperation.
POLAND – Association Grupa Dzialania from Pleszew was founded in 2010 at the initiative of young people and local activists from district Pleszew. The association was born thanks to connection of two independent local groups known in the local community as informal group of young people under the name “Grupa dzialania” and the formal sport club “Jedynka”. The organisation is very active actor in present Erasmus+ programme and former Youth in Action programme. Since 2010 the associations’ leaders, facilitators and youth have collected numerous experiences in international work and cooperation with 3rd sector players active in youth mobilities from almost all european countrys. The network of well-known and trustful partners from all over the Europe NGOs facilitated the implementation of a succesful work based on non-formal learning methodology every year.
SLOVAKIA – Iniciatíva mladých is young and developing NGO based in Slovakia. It was established by young people active in Erasmus+. The main goals of the organisations are to organize and mediate opportunities for trainings, workshops, youth exchanges, internships and volunteer activities in Slovakia and abroad, contribute to improve social, cultural and educational life of Slovak youth and to help young people with personal and professional development throught non-formal education. Moreover, through its activities aims to encourage the active citizenship and active participation of youth, while contribute to intercultural tolerance and structured dialogue.