Programme nameCBCP RS-MK 2016 – 2020
Call for proposalsSecond call for proposals, EuropeAid/173818/ID/ACT/Multi
Contract number and date of signing48-00-00164/2021-28-3 signed on 16.12.2022
Name of the projectOpportunity4You
Thematic priority of the ProgrammeTP 1: Promoting employment, labour mobility and social and cultural inclusion across the border.
Specific objective of the ProgrammeSO 1.1: Skills improvement and creation of employment opportunities in perspective sectors.
Project budgetTotal value of the project in €
EU contribution in € including percentage
196,229.43 (84.89%)
Grant beneficiariesLead applicant

Center for Knowledge Management

1. Centre for development of Skopje planning region North Macedonia
2. The Centre for the development of Jablanica and Pcinja districts Leskovac Serbia
3. Municipality of Vlasotince Serbia development of Jablanica and Pcinja districts Leskovac Serbia
3. Municipality of Vlasotince Serbia
Project territorySerbia: Jablanica district (City of Leskovac and municipalities of Bojnik, Lebane, Medveđa, Vlasotince and Crna Trava) and Pčinja district (City of Vranje with two city municipalities: Vranje and Vranjska Banja, and municipalities of Vladičin Han, Surdulica, Bosilegrad, Trgovište, Bujanovac and Preševo)
North Macedonia: Skopje region (municipalities of Aračinovo, Čučer Sandevo, Ilinden, Petrovec, Sopište, Studeničani, Zelenikovo, and municipalities of Butel, Gjorde Petrov and Saraj of the City of Skopje) and North - East region (municipalities of Kratovo, Lipkovo, Kumanovo, Staro Nagoričane, Rankovce and Kriva Palanka)
Project target groupsThe main target groups of the project are: LSGs (20); SMEs (20); Women Owned or Operated Enterprises (5); Formal and Informal education institutions (5); CSOs (5); Crafts, agriculture, business associations (5); Unemployed persons (60); Employed persons (20); Students (20); Inactive population 15-65 (20).
Project duration01.03.2023 – 31.08.2024, 18 months
Project intervention logicOverall objective: To improve mechanisms for supporting employability and labour mobility in the cross-border area.

Specific objective:
1: to introduce new approaches and cooperation between the public and private sectors in order to support employability and labour mobility in the cross-border area.
2: to increase capacities and competences of public and private sector for implementing employability programmes
Expected results:
1.1 New mechanisms (partnership, tools and services) for labour mobility and employability introduced in the cross-border area
1.2 Raised awareness on opportunities of cross-border collaboration labour mobility and employability - campaigns, conferences,Opportunity4You Days (final event- job fair)
2.1 Transfer of know-how to public sector actors from the cross-border area for supporting employability and strengthening collaboration in cross border area;
2.2 Employability programmes developed and implemented
Main activities1.1.1. Kick-off partners meeting (related to Output 1.1.);
1.1.2. Project meetings (related to Output 1.1.);
1.1.3. Research on employment trends, opportunities, and actors in key sectors in the Cross-border area - Cross-border study (related to Output 1.1.);
1.1.4.Developing cross-border networks - Protocol for Collaboration
1.1.5. Developing an Opportunity4You platform with related content for visibility of jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities in the cross-border area - Opportunity4You platform (related to Output 1.1.);
1.2.1. Developing and launching an informational and educational campaign on opportunities of cross-border collaboration and labour mobility (related to Output 1.2);
1.2.2.Organisation of a two-day Networking Conference (related to Output 1.2)
1.2.3. Organisation of Info events - GROWTH Bootcamps – two 4-day events for 30 young and unemployed people from 4 municipalities of the cross-border area(related to Output 1.2)
1.2.4. Organising 2-day final event - Opportunity4You Days for promoting cross border collaboration (project outcomes) and labour mobility (job fair) (related to Output 1.2);
2.1.1. Organisation of a study tour for representatives of LSGs and the project partners of the cross-border area Slovenia- Italy(related to Output 2.1);
2.2.2. Organisation of information events – workshops for developing internship programmes for interested organisations (2 – 1 day events trainings); (related to Output 2.2);
2.2.3. Organising capacity building events – trainings for organisations and VET centres in developing and accrediting programmes for skilling (2 one day event for at least 30 interested stakeholders in learning how to develop and launch in-house training programme for skilling; (related to Output 2.2);
2.2.4. Undertaking direct support with 4 months of external mentoring for 10 organisations in developing and implementing pilot VET training programmes for skilling and upskilling; (related to Output 2.2).

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