Today, a workshop on drafting project applications within the framework of the Erasmus+ program for youth was held at the University of Montenegro’s cultural and sports facility center. The event was organized by the National Erasmus+ office in collaboration with the Ministry of Sports and Youth.
The event was opened by the headmaster of the Erasmus+ National Office in Montenegro, Vanja Drljević; representatives of the Directory for Youth of the Ministry of Sports and Youth; independent advisor Danijela Vujošević; and general director Martin Lulgjuraj; as well as the general secretary of the Youth Network, Vladimir Perazić.
Rina Muhaj, representing the National Erasmus+ office, discussed opportunities for participating in Erasmus+ projects for capacity building and provided practical guidelines for submitting successful project applications. Meanwhile, Danijela Vujošević from the Ministry of Sports and Youth elaborated on the opportunities and criteria for participation in an upcoming call by the Ministry for organizations active in the youth sector.
Workshops were coordinated by experienced project writers of organizations that traditionally already take part in the Erasmus+ program: Snežana Milačić, from Forum MNE; Božina Stešević, from ADP Zid; as well as Milica Žugić, from Mladiinfo Montenegro.
The workshop gathered around 60 representatives from organizations of the civil sector and institutions of local and national authority that are active in the field of youth. During the workshop, participants had the opportunity to hear from first-hand experiences of participation in Erasmus+ projects, explain the pain points of participation, share project ideas, and consider possibilities of cooperation and networking with potential local project partners.