Programme: CBC SRB-MNE 2014-2020
Call for Proposals: 2nd
Contract No. 48-00-00079/2019-28-2 signed on 22/12/2020
Project Title: One-stop-shop service for social inclusion and youth employability
Specific objective of the Programme: 1.2: Strengthening social and cultural inclusion of vulnerable groups
Programmes’ result: 1.2.1: Better services – Increased access to social and cultural services for vulnerable/excluded groups
Project budget: Total contract amount (€): Contracted amount

EU (€) and % of total contract amount:

€ 231.937,67

€ 197.147,02


Beneficiaries of funds: Lead applicant: Co-applicants:
SRB: Centar za omladinski rad (Centre for Youth Work), Novi Sad SRB:

  • Youth Office Novi Pazar


  • Forum mladih i neformalna edukacija, Podgorica
  • Građanska inicijativa mladih, Rožaje
Location of the action: SRB: MNE:
Novi Pazar, Sjenica, Tutin Rozaje, Berane, Bijelo Polje
Target groups:
  • 50 unemployed young man (40%) and woman (60%) aged from 18-30  from Sandzak area in SRB (25) and MNE (25) without competencies relevant to the market needs;
  • Up to 10 SMEs and individual producers from cross-border Sandzak area;
  • Representatives of local government and government institutions from SRB (5) & MNE (5). 
Commencement date and project duration: 01/06/2021, 20 months
Overall objective: To contribute to economic, social and territorial development by increasing access to social and cultural services aimed at vulnerable youth from Sandzak cross-border area
Specific objective(s): Fostering employability and social inclusion of vulnerable youth in cross-border Sandzak area by increasing their employment competencies and networking with SMEs through piloting innovative youth employability one-stop-shop service
Estimated results: 1.      Service responding to local needs of youth employability is developed, evaluated and recognized as model of good practice by the local self-governments in Sandzak cross-border area;

2.      2.50 vulnerable youth from Sandzak cross-border area gained IT, entrepreneurial and transferable competencies;

3.      Developed up to 20 IT business ideas stimulates 50 young people employability and development of SMEs in cross-border Sandzak area;

4.      20 IT business ideas developed by youth with mentorship support are promoted and 6 are selected for further development.

Main activities

(in relation to the estimated results of the action):

1.1. Mapping study on the local needs in the cross-border Sandzak area; 1.2. Developing one-stop-shop service based on cross-sector cooperation and Mapping study;

1.3. Evaluation of the service & recommendation for future implementation and sustainability;

1.4. Cross-border Round table  aimed at advocacy for its recognition by local government in SRB & MNE;

2.1. Recruitment of vulnerable youth in Sandzak area through youth work info campaigns;

2.2. Educational courses: A) Soft skills; B) IT technical skills; C) Entrepreneurship in IT) in Novi Pazar&Bijelo Polje.

3.1. Recruitment of mentors;

3.2. Research of local needs and networking with local SMEs by educated young people;

3.3. Developing business ideas by young people with mentorship;

4.1. Cross-border event “Elevator Pitch” aimed for promotion of successful business practices and competition for the best youth business ideas in SRB & MNE;

4.2. Mentorship support for up to 10 selected best youth business ideas in IT sector.