Presentation on theme: "NUGZAR MELADZE YES Country Network Georgia YES, Alexandria, Egypt, 7-11 September 2002"— Presentation transcript:
NUGZAR MELADZE YES Country Network Georgia YES, Alexandria, Egypt, 7-11 September 2002 E-mail: email@example.com@yahoo.com
Countries Of The Caucasus Region And Their Geographical And Economic Characteristics Countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Southern part of Russia Main characteristics: Mountains, arid highlands, wooded hills, fertile valleys and plains, rivers and lakes, sea-costs, uninhabitable territories, sparsely populated areas, population concentration in the cities. Livelihood: Agriculture, cattle-breeding, mineral resources, industry, trade, tourism.
Problems In The Youth Employment Georgia as post-soviet country has some problems Migrating process is very high from district in city Young people after graduating college or high schools are without jobs Poor Training programs after graduation
Problems In The Youth Employment Lack of: - Supportive Government policies and legislation - Education, - Access to suitable financing, - Employment opportunities, - Information about employment possibilities, - Technologies (in production, marketing, transportation, storage) - Entrepreneurial skills, - Energy, electricity, water, - Other factors,
THE CHALLENGE OF YOUTH EMPLOYMENT To generate productive and remunerative work opportunities for young people (ages 15-29) to address and solve the above- mentioned problems and To reduce unemployment and its harmful results, e.g. youth leaving the rural areas, population concentration in the cities, deteriorating standards of living, social tensions among youth, drug addiction, crime and other handicaps to youth development
YES Country Network Georgia On May 30, 2002 at Office of Association for Farmers Rights Defense, AFRD it was held the meeting of Georgian Non- Governmental Organizations 30 NGOs participated in the meeting. The participant NGOs considered the issue of broadening the Youth Employment Network in Georgia. It was considered the problems of Youth Employment and the interests of young people.
YES Country Network Georgia YES Country Network Georgia unite 47 organizations and more than 100 youth In our workshops and seminars participated 150-185 youth In Ganja (Azerbaijan) organized joint seminar on Employment aspects with Azerbaijan partners, where participated 68 participants from Government, NGO and Refugees The next step of our activities will be to prepare special MEMORANDUM of co-operation and will sign Azerbaijan and Georgian - policy makers, head of departments, NGOs and Refugees, this meeting will be in Kobuleti (Georgia, Bleak Sea), end of October
Co-operation Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Affairs Youth Department of Georgia Georgia Employment Department NGOs Students Unions In Universities Ministry of Culture Private Business Organizations Parliament Ministry of Fuel and Energy
Proposed Action In The Caucasus Region For The Decade Campaign 2002-2012 Establishment of A YOUTH EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT (YES ) HOUSE For promoting youth employment and development in the Caucasus region. It is proposed to locate the YES House in Tbilisi, Georgia. Its tasks would be to initiate and manage cooperative activities in the four countries of the Caucasus region as a contribution to the aims and activities of the YES Decade Campaign 2002-2012
ACTIVITIES OF THE YES HOUSE Training of trainers, Putting together and training of youth self-help groups Lobbing with governmental and non- governmental organizations Organizing seminars for youth and workshops Coordinating the work of volunteers who will turn existing village into eco-village, thereby establishing showcase and good practices for imitation
Proposed Funding of The YES House Activities National Counterpart Contributions Of the Governments and other sources in the 4 countries of the Caucasus region 20% Contributions By Collaborating Institutions In The YES Decade Campaign 2002-2012 in the form of donations, grants, aid and other concessionary funds, in cash and in kind (e.g. experts, equipment, supplies) 80%
Proposed Project Budget For YES House Activities During The YES Decade Campaign 2002-2012 Year 2002US$ Establishment of YES House5,000 Start-up activities5,000 Equipment and supplies10,000 TOTAL20,000
Proposed Project Budget For YES House Activities During The YES Decade Campaign 2002-2012 Years 2007-2012 (per year)US$ Management of YES House activities5,000 Implementation of YES House activities Project personnel15,000 Group training and meetings (trainers, experts, support personnel, travel)35,000 Equipment and supplies 5,000 Miscellaneous 3,000 TOTAL58,000
Proposed Project Budget For YES House Activities During The YES Decade Campaign 2002-2012 Years 2003-2007 (per year)US$ Management of YES House activities5,000 Implementation of YES House activities Project personnel15,000 Group training and meetings (trainers, experts, support personnel, travel)25,000 Equipment and supplies10,000 Miscellaneous 3,000 TOTAL58,000
Nugzar Meladze YES Country Network Georgia We believe that YES will made many and very important changes for youth in our countries We need to be together, find same language and youth of the world will solve most important problems (e.g. peace, environmental protection, migration and other)