Enviromental Involvement and Education for young entrepreneur and volunteers

Project Description

The project ‘PeakED: Enviromental Involvement and Education for young entrepreneur and volunteers’ aims to build capacities and co- develop – through a bottom-up participatory process that involves value chain actors, stakeholders and policy-makers – relevant policy frameworks across Europe for the establishment of new or upgraded/upscaled value chains that contribute to the resilience and sustainability of mountain areas to climate change.

The project will act in order to protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss, adapting parallel the vocational education and training to labour market needs promoting the youth entrepreneurship including social entrepreneurship and the active citizenship and the young’s people volunteering initiatives at the fight against climate change and the action of the environment sustainability.

1: Dissemination, Exploitation, Communication

2: Study Cases and Toolkit

3: Green Innovation

4: Volunteers and Local Communities

Study Cases and Toolkit: This activity will be complementary to the preparation and organization of the PeakED Living Lab in Jordan. It will organize the open call for participation in LL, the processing and evaluation of applications, it will organize the open dialogue between regional stakeholders. Those will be used as input in the following project activities. 


Green Innovation will support the consortium partners to organize, learn how to use, to diffuse, push forward and exploit in the best possible way the usage of the PeakED Leaving Labs results.


Volunteers and Local Communities will introduces the Intercultural Youth Camps (Local, regional and international voluntary work camps will be organized in each Member State (region), where different public authorities and stakeholders involved in or affected by the sustainability of mountain areas theme into the spatial planning and physical and socioeconomic landscapes will be invited to collaboratively innovate, i.e. designing, experiment, and evaluate sustainable preservation and future management of mountains planning concept.

Project Details

Topic: Green skills
Tackling geographical remoteness and involving rural areas
Youth employability

Programme: Erasmus+
Sector: KA220- Cooperation partnerships in Youth Education
Project ID: 2023-1-EL02-KA220-YOU-000159297 
Website: Pending
Start Date: 01/12/2023
End Date: 30/11/2025

Total Grand: 250,000€

Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA). Neither the European Union nor EACEA can be held responsible for them.


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As part of the PeakED consortium Balkan Bridge will contribute to the overall implementation of the project by participating in the dissemination activities, helping with the research needed for the development of the methodology for the Living Labs (LL) in Jordan. Balkan Bridge will participate in the LL where the partnership and the target group will experience direct contact with the mountains.

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