Kiribatia and the EU

Cash for Work: Promoting Livelihood opportunities for Urban Youth in Yemen

23/09/2019 - 12:17
Civil Society and Media

Promote livelihood opportunities for youth in Yemen and preserve and restore national cultural heritage while contributing to social cohesion and peacebuilding

Preserving Urban Environments

Specific Objectives of the Action 

  • Creation of cash for work programmes for particpants of different qualification levels to engage a broad range of young people in the rhabilitation and restoration activities 
  • On-the-job trainings for the project participants to transfer the necessary expertise and skills related to the maintenance and rehabilitation of Yemeni urban heritage to address the decline of traditional savoir-faire in the mostly informal Yemeni cultural industry 
  • Improvement of civil society organisations' engagement and effectiveness in the sustanable management and development of community assets, cultural and human resources 

EU Contribution 

€10,030,000

Duration

September 2018-August 2021

Implementing Partner

UNESCO 

Funding Instrument 

Development and Cooperation Instrument 

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