Final press-conference to present the results of the project “A Chance for Development” and to summarize what has been achieved so far was organized by the project implementation team at the Academy of Economics “D.A.Tsenov” in the town of Svisthov on 17 april 2019. More than 50 people, representatives of the target group and other interested stakeholders from Svisthov, and representatives of the lead partner from Romania attended the event.
The main goal of the two-year project is to increase the employability by developing professional competencies and fostering the professional mobility of jobseekers in Dolj (Romania), Vidin and Svishtov (Bulgaria). The project is implemented with the financial support of the European Regional Development Fund and is funded by the cross-border territorial program "INTERREG Romania-Bulgaria V-A". The lead partner in the project is the University of Craiova, Romania. On the Bulgarian side the partners are the Academy of Economics "D. A. Tsenov " in the town of Svishtov Svishtov and Regional Development Foundation - Vidin. The total budget of the project is EUR 648,094.73. The total national co-financing is EUR 84252,31, incl. EUR 66248.10 from the national budget of Romania and EUR 18004.21 from the national budget of Bulgaria. The partners' own funds amount to € 12961.90.