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Capacity Building in the field of Youth 2019 - Call EAC/A03/2018

For all types of activities, at least one country of the partnership must be a Programme Country and one an eligible Partner Country (in the EaP region, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova).

Eligible organisations are non-profit organisations, associations, NGOs, national youth councils or public bodies, private companies, including social enterprises.

Project types:

  • Civil Society Fellowships for Youth:

Inclusive and participatory projects will strengthen the capacity of youth organisations and youth workers to build constructive relations with a variety of partners, including public bodies and civil society organisations. Selected young leaders – the "Fellows" – coming from the applicant organisations, will enhance their skills and competences in the field of policy development, through mobility activities and working in hosting organisations in the Programme Countries. Activities have to involve transnational non-formal learning mobility activities, like, for example, mentorship schemes and job shadowing. As part of the project implementation, young leaders will also carry out small youth policy engagement projects upon return to their sending organisation.

This type of project must include mobility activities involving the Fellows from Eastern Partnership countries to Programme Countries.

  • Partnership for Entrepreneurship:

Projects will promote youth entrepreneurship education and social entrepreneurship among young people through transnational non-formal learning projects based on multilateral partnerships between organisations working in the mentioned areas, including business. Priority will be given to projects which offer practical solu-tions to social challenges present in the communities of origin and exploit the economic potential of the region also by involving the private sector. This type of project may also include mobility activities.

The European Commission envisages allocating about 60% of the available funds to "Civil Society Fellowships for Youth" and 40% to "Partnership for Entrepreneurship".

The deadline for applications is 24th January 2019.

Please join an info session on Tuesday 18 December from 10:00 to 13:00 (Brussels time), web-streamed at

For further information, please visit: Capacity Building in the field of Youth 2019 - Call EAC/A03/2018

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