NEWS

“#GREENFLUENCERS, Youth workers for a greener future” KA205 project approved!

EKO is happy to announce that the Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership for Youth project with the title #GREENFLUENCERS, developed and submitted by our Spanish partners, LA VÍBRIA INTERCULTURAL was successfully approved! The great environmental and sustainability issues the planet is facing have been on the current political agenda of governments, organizations and entities for years. #GREENFLUENCERS project is closely linked to […]

“Intercultural Action Competence Tool” KA205 project approved!

Great news for EKO!! The Erasmus+ KA205 project “Intercultural Action Competence Tool” (InterACT) applied by our German partner, KulturLife, has been approved! InterAct is a very ambitious and challenging project, that aims to make intercultural learning – which takes place mostly in nonformal settings and in a quite often implicit way – explicit and embedded into a comprehensive learning process, […]

“Covid-19 and its impact on Υouth NGOs”

Haven’t we all been affected in some way by the pandemic that plagues the planet? Don’t we or shouldn’t we experience this new crisis as an opportunity to reorganize our strengths and reinvent ourselves as professionals? EKO team was very proud to be able to participate in this very interesting and informative webinar focusing on the consequences of the pandemic on Youth NGOs. The […]

START-U KA205 Project Approved!

The Erasmus+ KA205 project “Start-U: Defining (inclusive) paths to star (new) lives” applied by our Portuguese partners ANJE- Associação Nacional de Jovens Empresários, has been approved for funding! Partners & Objectives Start-U will involve an international consortium of NGOs (from Portugal, Greece, North Macedonia and Croatia) that will work together to: Promote the empowerment of youth workers to improve their […]

Youth Finance Academy KA205 project approved!

Great news from the front! The Erasmus+ KA205 project “Youth Finance Academy” (YFA) applied by our Romanian partners, Monomyths association, has been approved! Amidst COVID-19 pandemic, which is painfully exposing the existing and persisting health, social and economic inequalities in our societies, the YFA seeks to address the urgent need for financial literacy educational programs – money knowledge, skills, and […]

SEE ME GR&OW KA205 Exchange of Good Practices project approved!

The Erasmus+ KA205 project “Self-Employed Entrepreneurs meet, exchange, get results and organize work – SEE ME GR&OW” applied by our Cypriot partners YEUCyprus, has been approved for funding! SEE ME GR&OW will involve an international consortium of NGOs (from Cyprus, Greece, Slovakia, Italy and Portugal) that will work together to: promote an entrepreneurial mindset and culture among young people create […]

ERMIScom KA203 Strategic Partnerships for Higher Education project approved!

Our common proposal with the Department of Communication and Media Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) for the project “Common curricula for diversity: education in media and integration of vulnerable groups” (ERMIScom) was approved by the State Scholarships Foundation (IKY)! ERMIScom is a KA203 – Strategic Partnerships for Higher Education project with a consortium of 6 […]

Initiation of official collaboration with National Kapodistrian University of Athens

We are happy to announce the beginning of EKO’s formal collaboration with the Department of Communication and Media Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) and the Department of Sociology of the University of the Aegean (UAegean), in the context of their common MSc program «Media and Refugee / Migration Flows»! The scope of this collaboration is […]

COVID-19 crisis and EU’s response

While Europe is facing a major health crisis with a wider social impact, the European Union is falling short in having a truly shared strategy.  Although the continent of Europe has essentially become the epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic, countermeasures were primarily enforced at a national level, with minimal coordination among EU-member states. Will European Solidarity pass the coronavirus crash-test? […]

EKO and Caritas Hellas: Human Rights with Volunteering4Youth

EKO and Caritas Hellas For Human Rights with Volunteering4Youth Social Hub in Kypseli Market, Athens (Greece) 10 December, 2019 In the context of our Youth Club activities, EKO’s volunteers Gaia and Rosaria prepared, coordinated and implemented an intercultural dialogue & exchange on Human Rights. The event was organized in collaboration with Caritas Hellas and took place in their hub in […]