Seminar "Religious Tolerance in Common Europe" took place in Rezekne, Latvia. The project lasted 7 days from 21st till 27th  May 2019. EA "World - Our Home" hosted 36 participants from 17

youth organizations from 15 program and neighboring countries: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Macedonia, Romania, Turkey, Azerbajdzan, Armenia, Israel, Jordan, Georgia, Russian Federation and Ukraine.

The main aim of the project was to broaden the horizons and knowledge of religions and religious dialogue and tolerance among youth workers and youth leaders.

This seminar promoted the dialogue between participants about different religions in the European Union and neighboring countries and how to ensure religious tolerance among different nationalities. All participants represented youth organizations and this is very important for organizations working with young people to fight against intolerance, discrimination, violence, terrorism so that we can live in a peaceful and tolerant world in the future.

Training course for youth workers on entrepreneurial skills
Vatra Dornei, Romania
03.05.2019 - 13.03.2019
Association “Focus – European Center for Development” took part in a training course that was held in Vatra Dornei, Romania from 03.05.2019 to 13.03.2019. The hosting organization from Romania D.G.T. Association has partners from six countries including Argentina, Uruguay, Peru, Italy and Bulgaria. The topic of the training was on skills connected to entrepreneurship education, a part of the project “Start – up explorers 01.12.2018 – 31.12.2020”. Each country and organization had 3 participants to take part in that training. As well as different discussions and seminars on related topics there was also a visit to several local entrepreneurs, who shared their experience and answered questions. The participants exchanged their experience and good practice also related to young entrepreneurs from their countries.


Младежки обмен

Сдружение „Фокус – Европейски център за развитие“ реализира проектът « РАВЕН ШАНС ЗА УСПЕХ - EQUAL CHANCE FOR SUCCESS » в периода 29.03.2019 – 07.04.2019. В него участват 45 младежи от 9 държави. Дейностите се провеждат в Пазарджик, България. Участниците в обмена споделят и откроиват някои основни проблеми и пречки пред които са изправени в процес на търсене и кандидатстване за работа. Работят в екип и повишават редица умения и компетенции, свързани с търсене, намиране и кандидатстване за работа.

Проектът е финансиран по Програма Еразъм+ ключова дейност КА1 ОБРАЗОВАТЕЛНА МОБИЛНОСТ, СЕКТОР МЛАДЕЖ - Младежки обмен.

The project “Start-up Explorers”

Association Focus is a partner in an innovating project under KA2 – Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices -Capacity Building in the field of Youth.
The project “Start-up Explorers” is a project initiated by 6 non-profit organisations (3 European and 3 Latin American) to encourage the cooperation between European & Latin American NGOs and skill up human capital from NGOs (youth workers) by providing quality entrepreneurial education instruments, supports the employability of NEETs and enhance the international dimension of youth activities.During the project we will facilitate the exchange of knowledge and best practices between youth workers who works in different entrepreneurial ecosystems, create training curricula in entrepreneurship education for young people, discover how to facilitate the youth transition from school to work and adult life. In the same time, youth workers can help young people to make informed decisions, after they see the big picture: the advantages and drawback of entrepreneurship. The NGOs involved in the project will develop a new tool for experiential education in the field of entrepreneurship with a 4 steps cycle project:

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