Youth on the Move in Kalamata

The Cultural Foundation «Routes of the Olive Tree» took part in the events organized in Kalamata in the framework of the EU initiative «Youth on the Move».

The events, that took place from 11 to 13th September, were organized by the Representation of the European Commission in Greece, in cooperation with the European Commission’s Directorate General «Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion».

«Youth on the Move», part of the « Europe 2020» strategy, is a tool-kit of measures enabling young people to achieve their professional targets.

The young people who visited the « Youth on the Move» stands had the opportunity to be informed about EU employment, training and education projects, listen to peers describing their experiences from similar projects and enjoy games and fun activities.

The event was attended by the following public bodies and authorities:
Representation of the European Commission in Greece; Bureau of the European Parliament in Greece ; State Scholarships Foundation (IKY) ; Foundation for Youth and Lifelong learning (INEDIVIM); EURES/ Greek Manpower Employment Organization ΟΑΕD; National Organisation for Certification of Qualifications and Vocational Guidance (EOPPEP) ; Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs ; Operational Programme “Education & Lifelong learning”; Ministry of Labor and Social Security; European Social Fund; Ministry of Internal Affairs (project “Europe for Citizens”); National Research Foundation (Programme Horizon 2020 and Euraxess); Asset Technology; National Agency of Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs; Europe Direct Information Center of Kalamata and Municipality of Kalamata.