Erasmus+: Youth in Action Strategic Partnership project “(RE)SEARCHING FOR QUALITY OF LIFE OF YOUNG PEOPLE IN BALTICS” (No 2017-2-LV02-KA205-001657) was implemented from 1 September 2017 to 28 February 2019 in cooperation between the Latvian Children’s Welfare Network and the Latvian company Excolo Latvia Ltd, NGO partners Ziburio Fondas (Lighthouse Foundation Lithuania), the Estonian Union for Child Welfare and the Estonian company “Web Multishop Company OÜ”.
Within the project:
- the Baltic Youth Researchers Platform has been established to strengthen cooperation and information exchange between youth researchers working in the Baltic States,
- the indicator system of youth well-being has been established and piloted, allowing to conduct a regular, internationally comparable assessment of the well-being of young people in the Baltic States, as well as to conduct assessment of the Baltic States indicators at international scale,
- the website, www.YouthPitStop.com, dedicated to youth field has been developed serving as a point of exchange of information, data and experience for those who are working in youth field (policy makers, youth researchers, youth affairs specialists, youth workers, etc.).
Total project budget – 144 244 EUR.
Latvian Child Welfare Network is non-governmental organisation founded in Latvia in 2014 with aim to contribute to the development of public opinion and policy in order to improve situation of the welfare and rights of children in Latvia.
Excolo Latvia Ltd is a company founded in Latvia that specializes in development and implementation of socio-economic and social studies and projects in such sectors as education, youth policy, culture, creative industries, economics, and regional development, working closely with national and local institutions.
Žiburio Fondas (Lighthouse Foundation Lithuania) is non-governmental organisation established in 2014 in Lithuania and whose main field is direct support, services and assistance to children left without parental care and to their caregivers, adoptive parents and other family members as well as to persons considering foster care or adoption of the child.
Estonian Union for Child Welfare is established in 1988 and is the oldest and biggest non-profit advocacy organisation that contributes to ensuring children´s rights and shaping a child-friendly society in Estonia.
Web Multishop Company is Estonian IT company specializing on development of modern online platforms and websites.