Since 1988, the Institut européen de coopération et de développement (IECD) has supported human and economic development in several countries by education, vocational training, youth employability and support to small enterprises. The IECD is present in Sub-Saharan Africa, Indian Ocean, Middle East, North Africa and South East Asia.



Annual Report 2022

La nouvelle édition du Rapport Annuel 2022 est désormais consultable !
Conférence MedNC 2022

Annual Conference of the Mediterranean New Chance Network: the urgency to act today for the future of Mediterranean youth

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The MedNC network's annual conference provided an opportunity for network members and partners to meet and discuss key topics in youth inclusion.

2021 Annual report

La nouvelle édition du rapport annuel 2021 est désormais consultable !

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

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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.



17 000

young people in the vocational training and professional integration programs


of young people who attended the hospitality & catering training found a job in the year following their graduation despite the COVID crisis and the decline in internship and job opportunites


of entrepreneurs have increased their turnover