Ostroh Academy won a grant for the implementation of an international project

30 November 2017, Author: INCGC

A ceremony of signing grant contracts within the framework of the training for cross-border teams that implemented joint projects in the Belarus-Ukraine Cross Border Cooperation Program was held yesterday in Pushcha-Vodytsia (Kyiv). The rector of the National University of Ostroh Academy Ihor Pasichnyk and the head of the Department of Foreign Relations Eduard Balashov participated in this event.

18 cross-border teams were selected to receive funding from the European Union with a view to implementing projects for joint problem-solving in neighboring regions of Belarus and Ukraine.

The National University of Ostroh Academy received a grant for the implementation of the project “Increasing the competitiveness of graduates in the labor markets of Ukraine and Belarus through the creation of a cross-border network of university centers for professional and career counselling”. This project will be carried out together with Lutsk National Technical University, Francisk Skorina Gomel State University, O.S. Pushkin Brest State University. The term of its implementation – 01 December 2017 – 31 January 2019.

During the training, participants are taught to understand the logic and structure of EU projects, to distribute and control budget expenditures, to properly procure services and goods, to ensure effective communication and visibility of EU and EaPTC support, and to apply the norms of the national legislation of both countries in the process of implementing grant projects.

The total amount of EU funding for this program is 3.3 million euros.

Source: www.oa.edu.ua

Tags: Ostroh Academy Igor Pasichnyk The European Union

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Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation (EaPTC)

The EaPTC program addresses the problems of local / regional development of the border areas. Key interested parties: state agencies and private organizations with opportunities to develop and implement territorial cooperation projects.



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To monitor the implementation of the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement between Ukraine and the EU;

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