Entries by Florence Dominique

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The MedNC network organised the 2nd edition of its youth exchange dedicated to sustainable development!

The Réseau Méditerranée Nouvelle Chance organised the second edition of its MedExchange, an exchange of 35 young people and 7 trainers dedicated to intercultural dialogue between the two shores of the Mediterranean, developing life skills among young people and raising awareness of environmental protection, while promoting careers linked to the ecological transition.

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La Boulangerie Française: success in paving the way for the next generations

The bakery schools La Boulangerie Française in Vietnam and Myanmar are part of a vocational training project by the European Institute for Cooperation and Development (IECD), that offers young women and men from underprivileged backgrounds training opportunities to become professional bakers. Among various career choices in renowned hotels, resorts, bake shops and restaurants, some of the alumni chose to come-back to the La Boulangerie Française as trainers after their graduation to transfer their skills to the next generation of students.

2020 Annual report

The IECD 2020 annual report is available online! The 2020 harvest was fruitful despite the difficult context last year. The IECD has continued to progress and respond successfully to the growing needs of an ever-increasing number of people: 17,000 young people in training, 3,500 direct beneficiaries of entrepreneurship projects, and 3,200 direct beneficiaries of educational programs.

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Ten years of the Syrian Crisis, A Relentless Effort to Move Forward

It has been a decade since the Syrian war started. The crisis has created significant economic damage, notably in terms of poverty and unemployment. For the past ten years, the IECD has empowered Syrian youth through vocational training and support toward professional integration.