During 10 days the young people had opportunity to express their problems, shared ideas with the same age participants from other countries and with the help of professional team of leaders got necessary skills and knowledge on how to start up, what are the possibilities and etc.
The second stage of the project – Youth Exchange gathered in Armenia young people from 8 countries from 4-15 September, 2019. Each country was presented by 4 participants and led by its National country team leader. The professional Team leaders have already been in Armenia during the first part of the project Workshop, which was successfully implemented from 30 March – 7 April 2019 in Yerevan, Armenia. The leaders of exchange guided the youngsters on their way to learn, share with each other and develop their competences and knowledge. A special session was designed by one of the experts on self-branding, how to write correct CV and motivation letter and much more.
During the youth exchange the international team of participants had opportunity to share with each other the situation of unemployment in their countries, discussed in team what are the main obstacles on the way of finding jobs in their countries, shared their culture and traditions. The team of leaders in their turn gave skills to young people how to START UP, what steps should be taken? How to create a successful business model? How to find financing? and much more. During the project the participants learnt about Erasmus Plus Projects, the possibilities the European Union gives to young people today.
During the exchange the participants had also very nice visits such as TUMO Centre for Creative Technologies, UWC International School, visited young entrepreneurs studios such as Mughdusyan Art Centre, Cozy House, Aghavnatun and much more. The participants had also opportunity to visit the Opera House and enjoy classical music concert. They got acquainted with National cuisine and even learnt how to make traditional “Tolma”. The hosting organization also organized a visit to Genocide Museum so the participants could get acquainted with the history of Armenia. The whole exchange when in a very nice and friendly atmosphere.