Project Title Building a Pathway Together for Employment Opportunities in the Cross–Border Area
Type of Contract/Category Grant contract
IPA Component


IPA 1 (2007-2013), Cross border Cooperation Programme: Republic of North Macedonia – Republic of Albania

1st call for proposals

Measure 1.3 Social cohesion
Functional Lead Partner, Lead partner and partners Functional Lead Partner: Dorcas Aid International Albania (AL)

Lead Partner: Foundation for Support of Enterprises Ohrid (MK)

Sector of intervention: Cultural-natural heritage. Social cohesion among the youth
Action location/s AL– Korce

MK – Ohrid, Struga

Project aim & Objective: Presentation of the two cities potentials and specifics in front of the general public in the cross-border area. Bringing down all prejudges regarding way of life and culture in the neighbouring country.
Results: Know-how and the experience are provided by existing JBC in Korca to the new established Job and Business Centre (JBC) in Ohrid; One joint Cross Border Advisory (CBA) Committee is set up and trained to advocate and lobby for employment policies for the target; Unemployed people are trained, (Mainly from Gypsy) and motivated to search for a job or get self-employment opportunities.
Facts & Figures The key facts & figures relevant to the project:

Project duration: 12 months

Total Project Budget for the grant beneficiary in MK: € 52,183.50
Total Project Budget for the grant beneficiary in AL: € 49,940.00