4th Transnational Project Meeting of COOP Project held in Madrid
An Erasmus+ Project by a European consortium including Governorship of Kocaeli Bureau for EU and Foreign Affairs (BEUFA), the 4th transnational project meeting of “COOP for Empowering Youth” was held in Madrid/Spain on 15th and 16th of November 2016.
On behalf of BEUFA, Deputy Governor Hacı Mehmet Kara, Provincial Director of Press and Public Relations Birsel Kavcı and Project Manager Mustafa Ginesar participated in the meeting.
First half of the project duration (24 months in total) was completed successfully and the interim report was submitted to the Romanian National Agency. The partners discussed and evaluated the first year of the project and planned the next 6 month’s activities until the 5th project meeting in May 2017 in Italy.
Within the scope of local project activities, BEUFA is going to execute a pilot activity in cooperation with the Young Entrepreneurs Centre (established under the Municipality of İzmit District) towards the young entrepreneurs.
The Pilot activities will cover;
  • Training on Entrepreneurship
  • Training on Project Cycle Management and Proposal Writing
  • Study visits to key local actors
  • Entrepreneurship workshop
  • Coaching / Mentoring / Consulting Activities
  • Adoptation of CAE Methodology* into the curriculum of Young Entrepreneurs Centre
* CAE:  “Coopérative d'activités et d'emploi” A cooperative methodology and system developed in France in order to support the entrepreneurs before they get into the competitive struggles of the Market.