The Coopérative d’Initiative Jeunes (CIJ) is a cooperative of activity and employment (C.A.E) that allows young people from 18 to 29 years old to be accompanied in their professional project, by giving them the benefit of a permanent work contract at the end of the real size activity test.

The CIJ implements its activities in the field of social and solidarity economy and in close partnership with the State services, the local authorities for the implementation of policies related to employment, insertion, training and more particularly those dedicated to the development of activities and companies.

In addition, the Cooperative collaborates through various European programs (Erasmus+, Interreg,…) with a multitude of European structures enriching its support tools and providing relevant answers to the needs of young people and territories.



Contact Persons: Séverine Raphiou |

Matteo Van de looij |

IDEC is a training consulting company located in Piraeus, Greece, established in 1989. IDEC is accredited as a lifelong learning centre, organising in-service training courses for teachers and trainers, study visits and informal learning activities for students in initial education and training, and provides training courses and work placements for students in vocational training and people in the labour market. Our organisation has been active the last 25 years in the field of EU projects. Through its double role, both as educational provider and as management consulting company, IDEC has been able to also incorporate best practices from the business sector into the educational sector, by adjusting them to the spirit of open and sustainable and accessible education for all. What is more, IDEC has long experience in European policies regarding lifelong learning and in particular EQF, ECVET, Europass, EQAVET, validation of non-formal and informal learning and in national reforms of education and training systems.



Contact Person: Maria Kandila |

Creative Ideas (Latvia) was established in 2011 and has grown to over 40 members. Creative Ideas specializes in education, culture, society integration, and rural development. They organise training, creative workshops, exhibitions and competitions, prepare training materials and conduct research. Creative Ideas has involved more than 1000 persons in various activities, introduced Latvians to other countries and cultures and helped more than 500 migrants to integrate in Latvia. It works in Riga, the capital city of Latvia, and Balvi town, which is located in the North East of Latvia near the external border of the European Union. Creative Ideas is a member of Civic Alliance–Latvia.



Contact Person: Alise Vitola |

Sanita Putnina|

Magenta Consultoría is an educational and European projects’ consultancy set in 2003 and specialised in the promotion of gender equality and social development at regional, national and European level. Our target group comprises all generations, from the youngest to the eldest members of society. We work in the field of school, youth, VET, higher education and adult education, not only directly with learners, but also with professionals. Annually, we work with approximately 500 learners/users and we collaborate with 50 NGOs and 56 City Councils from Asturias, our region. At an international level, we host around 300 European learning mobilities thanks to the cooperation with our net of partner organizations around Europe, which integrates more than 200 institutions.



Contact person: Sandra Fernández Sienra |

Symplexis is a Greek not-for-profit organization that strives to ensure equal opportunities for all through actions and measures that build skills, empower and promote active engagement and participation focusing on the most vulnerable categories of the population and particularly those with fewer opportunities. Symplexis’ mission is to elevate social cohesion through integrated actions and project-based activities that aim at promoting the inclusion of disadvantaged groups at risk of marginalization and exclusion while promoting and protecting the rights of various types of population groups that face discrimination focusing on the empowerment and support of victims, awareness raising and information sharing at all levels.



Contact Person : Popi Christopoulou |

CEIPES – International Centre for the Promotion of Education and Development is a non-profit organisation founded in 2007 and based in Palermo, Italy. It leads a Network of more than 8 European and extra European associations focused on Education, Training and Social Development. CEIPES has expertise on Education, Transfer of innovation and Project management in different European programmes tackling the Education and the capacity building of different target groups, from young people to adults, from women to unemployed, migrants and disadvantaged groups. It also promotes lifelong learning, vocational training and entrepreneurship with the aim of enhancing opportunities for youth and adults to improve and acquire competences and therefore boost their employability and inclusion.



Contact Person: Sara Quartararo |