The Faculty of Economics, Business and Development at UET in cooperation with the Municipality of Tirana held an open meeting regarding the possible ways of integration of students in the Albanian labor market. In the framework of Tirana, the European Youth Capital 2022 (TEYC 2022) and in the implementation of the Activ8 program, the National Youth Congress in cooperation with the Municipality of Tirana has opened the calls for Project Ideas and Collaborators. This event focuses on the development of an open conversation regarding the possible ways of integration of students in the Albanian Labor Market, new projects for youth within TEYC 2022 and Internship Programs. Tirana is the 14th city to win the award "European Youth Capital" for 2022, triumphing against 4 other finalist cities such as; Baia Mare (Romania), Kazan (Russia), Poznań (Poland) and Varaždin (Croatia).
At the meeting were presented new projects for youth within Tirana as the European Youth City and Internship Programs in areas such as: Urban Development; Local Economic Development; Community Development; Computer science; Human Resource Management; Public Relations and Communication; Marketing; Art, Culture & Tourism; Psychology & Social Work; Human Rights / Women's Rights etc.
The guests at the event were: Mr. Ergys Gezka, - Project Manager, Tirana EYC 2022, National Youth Congress
Mrs. Milena Sauku - General Director of Public Relations, Municipality of Tirana
Mrs. Joniada Hito - Head of Career Counseling Sector, Municipality of Tirana
Mrs. Marsida Thartori - Internship Project Coordinator, Municipality of Tirana
Each of the guests presented the opportunities about internships or volunteering programs that students can benefit in the Municipality of Tirana. The many projects on offer are a great option or solution for students as they can take advantage of opportunities to further explore career extension, create new opportunities, support diversity and inclusion, gain hands-on knowledge, valuable related experience with a career, promotes European identity, opportunities to earn academic credits, increases self-confidence, encourages active participation, promotes volunteerism, increases investment in youth, strengthens voice in Europe, connects with European youth, etc.
This year Tirana is the center of all youth activities and gets an extraordinary visibility, which means many projects, many activities, an extraordinary promotion of Tirana and Albania, and many opportunities for young people to organize and connect with everyone. European youth networks. Encouraging young people to participate and holding the title "European Youth Capital" has contributed to increasing the involvement of young people in decision-making processes through various structures, thus better connecting young people with local authorities.