TC “Social Leader Forum 2016” in Mtskheta, Georgia

Deadline: 10 September 2016
Open to: Youth workers, Youth leaders, Project managers, Youth Policy Makers, Representatives of public and social business sector from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, Turkey
Venue: 29 September – 5 October 2016, Mtskheta, Georgia


Creative Development Center in cooperation with CRISP e.V and with financial support of Black Sea trust and Erasmus + is recruiting representatives from Public, NGO and (Social) Business sectors to participate in the Social Leader Forum 2016 in order to discuss and exchange on the issue of social entrepreneurship and its role in integration of vulnerable groups into society, especially when it comes to the labor market. As experience shows, there is an urgent need for all sectors to combine their strength and experiences in order to tackle the issue.

In order to reach program goals the project foresees the following activities:

Kick off meeting – September 29-October 5, Georgia.
The participants meet to exchange on their expertise in order to develop networks for future cooperation. The participants will get input on building cross-sector/cross-border cooperation and plan the next steps, which is the implementation of local initiatives in the region. The meeting is visited by representatives of public as well as business sector.

Forum – December 4-11, Istanbul, Turkey
During the Forum the participants present their projects, evaluate their local activities and meet representatives of other sectors. This meeting is mainly focused on presenting local actions, for their further development and building partnerships. They plan to invite important actors from business, CSO and public sectors, who are potential supporters of such initiatives. Besides that, the final meeting will include an Alumni forum, in order to connect new fellows with alumni of previous years.


Youth workers, Youth leaders, Project managers, Youth Policy Makers, representatives of public and social business sector coming from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, Turkey.


This training is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme as well as Black Sea Trust for regional cooperation.

  • Food and accommodation: will be fully covered by the project;
  • Travel costs: will be refunded after the end of the course, when all the original tickets and receipts are presented. all travel costs are fully reimbursed in frames of the project.

How to apply?

In order to apply, please fill in the online application from latest by 10 September 2016.

For any further questions, please contact Teona Dalakishvili at:

For more information please check out the project concept.

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