EaP CSF Working Group “Contacts between People” deals with the main issues on the agenda of EaP Thematic Platform 4 of the same name. The activities of this working group are divided into a number of areas that include Education, Youth, Culture and Contacts between Seniors.


Goals of the Working Group

  • Promote and disseminate information on EU issues and the opportunities provided by the EU by developing an information society and by enlarging the network of European Information Points
  • Address specific situations and levels of development of civil society in each EaP countries, in particular through using existing leaders’ networks for strengthening common understanding, sharing of values and co-operation between NGOs from EaP and EU states
  • Facilitate non-formal education and increase funding for internships and volunteer opportunities, school exchange programmes and distance learning
  • Enhance the active participation of young people in decision-making processes at all levels and develop mechanisms for involving them in the achievement of EaP goals
  • Develop special programmes for peace and intercultural education for young people in post conflict areas
  • Foster cultural exchanges and co-operation between EU and EaP countries and encourage ratification/fostering implementation of the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions in the 6 EaP

DOWNLOAD – Memo: Working with Gender Equality and Youth Issues


Zaur Akbar, Youth Club Public Union (Azerbaijan, EaP Coordinator) | [email protected]

Sintija Bernava, Donum Animus (Latvia, EU Coordinator) | [email protected]


Projects 2018
  1. Creative EaP (Centre for Cultural Management (CCM), Ukraine)
  2. Youth for Entrepreneurship in Rural Areas (“Free Citizen” Civic Initiatives Support Center NGO, Armenia)
  3. Youth Economic Empowerment through Social Entrepreneurship (Youth Cooperation Center of Dilijan NGO, Armenia)

See all the Working Group 4 Projects of the Re-Granting 2018

Projects 2017