Promoting the employability of young people

on geographically isolated / remote islands

DESA – Dubrovnik participated in the 7th Job Fair, which was organized on March 26th by the Croatian Employment Service, Regional Office of Dubrovnik. At the roundtable, “How to prevent and eliminate long-term youth unemployment in the labor market”, to all stakeholders and community media was presented DEŠA’s project “Promoting the employability of young people on geographically isolated / remote islands”, EU co-financed under the Operational Programme Human Resources Development Scheme grant means “Support programs of civil society organizations in the field of advocacy and motivation for socially excluded groups.”

Specific project objectives are to improve the capacity of associations necessary to advocate for public policies aimed at promoting employability and social inclusion of young people in geographically isolated / remote islands and encourage effective mechanisms for public advocacy / lobbying and public awareness about existing conditions, problems and expectations regarding the employability of young people in geographically isolated / remote islands. The project will be implemented in the territory of the island of Korčula, Mljet, Vis, Rava and the Pelješac peninsula.