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Four new projects were launched in Armenia through the EU-funded EU4Youth initiative

30/03/2018 - 12:41
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Four new projects were launched in Armenia through the EU-funded EU4Youth initiative

Four new projects were launched in Armenia through the EU-funded EU4Youth initiative

On 20 March the European Commission’s Director for Neighbourhood East Lawrence Meredith and the Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Piotr Świtalski launched four new projects through the EU-funded EU4Youth initiative. The EU has contributed €1.9 million for the implementation of these projects in Armenia in order to increase employment opportunities and employability of young people across the country.

Director Lawrence Meredith highlighted the importance of youth empowerment in his speech: ‘The Eastern Partnership Summit in 2017 endorsed the Eastern Partnership’s “20 Deliverables for 2020″ which focuses on cooperation to produce tangible results for citizens. A key deliverable in the Summit Declaration is the new Youth and Education Package. The core of this package is the EU4Youth initiative. Therefore, it is a great pleasure to launch four new projects today, which will take EU4Youth vision a step further in Armenia’.

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