Slide background
Slide background
Slide background

ROBG-191 ICEYTC “Improvement of the conditions for employment of youth in the tourism sector”

What’s the goal?

The project aims to increase the competitiveness of the youth work force from cross border region and stimulate its mobility across the border

What’s the budget?

340.542,98 euro, out of which 289.461,53 euro ERDF

Target at the half of the implementation period: 75.209 euro for LB, 35.071 euro for B2, 23.906 euro for B3

Who is doing it?

Lead Beneficiary (LB): Kavarna Municipality(BG)

Beneficiary 2 (B2):  Association “Partners 2000” (RO)

Beneficiary 3 (B3):  ”Ovidius” University of Constanta (RO)

When is it happening?

Start date: 18.05.2017

End date: 17.03.2019

Duration: 23 months

Where is it happening?

Dobrich in Bulgaria

Calarasi and Constanta in Romania 

How is it going to happen?                      

  • improved professional qualification and language competence of 80 people
  • 1 Virtual Centre for Promotion of Employment created
  • 200 legal consultations delivered  to the youth from the region
  • 4 job fairs carried out
  • 1 joint strategy for managing human resources in tourism sector

What will be the results (what’s the contribution to the Programme)?

Programme outputs:  480 participants in joint local employment initiatives and joint training, 80 participants in joint educational and training schemes to support youth employment, educational opportunities and higher and vocational education across borders, 5 initiatives that activate workforce mobility in the cross border area

Programme results: 22880 people that have access to joint employment initiatives

Project status

The Lead Beneficiary and Beneficiary 2 awarded all the contracts for provisions of services and supply of equipment.

A broad informational campaign for selection of the target group interested in professional carrier in tourism was implemented in Romanian and Bulgaria in the period November 2017 – March 2018, which resulted in the identification of 42 Romanian and 45 Bulgarian young people that will take part in the planned vocational trainings in the field of tourism. 2 motivation trainings were held in each country with the selected target group.

Based on the professional qualification chosen by the target group the following trainings will be organized:

- Bulgaria: training course for professional qualification “Cook” and “Waiter”

- Romania: training course for professional qualification “Technician in tourism” and “Banqueting organizer”

The LB and B2 purchased IT and videoconferencing equipment necessary for organizing the forthcoming BG and RO language training to be conducted. The selected by the LB contractor started the elaboration of a joint strategy for managing human resources in tourism sector in the cross border region.

A Virtual Centre for Promotion of Employment proposed as a web-based platform featuring relevant information for job seekers, employers searching for workers, information about the tourism sector in the region, opportunities to connect companies operating in tourism, practical advices on preparing a resume, professional ethics, others was developed and is currently available in BG and EN language at


September 2019
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 1 2 3 4 5 6

The content of this website does not necessarily represent the official position of the European Union. The initiators of the site are the sole responsible for the information provided through the site.