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Project “Ukraine-Norway” “Retraining and social adaptation
of military personnel and their
family members in Ukraine”

Project “Ukraine-Norway” is implemented in our country since 2003 and over 13 years of its existence has become one of the largest international projects in Ukraine. In 2015, 984 military personnel and their family members completed retraining. Chernihiv National University of Technology has become the 16th higher educational institution of Ukraine that joined the project.

The aim of the project is to reduce the impact of the negative social effects of economic reforms and the reforms of the defence sector of Ukraine on the retired military personnel and their family members and to promote cooperation between the two countries.

Tasks of the project:

  • to retrain military personnel and their family members in civil specialties that are in demand in the employment market in Ukraine in order to increase their professional competitiveness;
  • to provide project participants with psychological rehabilitation in order to increase their motivation to active social adaptation in the civil society with a market system of relations;
  • to provide project participants with legal adaptation in order to improve their social protection in the conditions of life in a civil society;
  • to provide project participants with employment assistance in order to improve the living conditions of military families;
  • to provide project participants with assistance in the creation of their own (family) business in conditions of high unemployment in Ukraine, to implement organizational skills of the military officers and their family members as well as to form a class of law-abiding taxpayers.

The core of the project is to retrain military personnel and their family members in civil specialties that are in demand in the labour market in Ukraine, to provide project participants with the legal and social adaptation to the conditions of civil society.

The executors of the main part of the project is Chernihiv National University of Technology and  the Norwegian University NORD, which organize and carry out professional retraining of the project participants in the selected specialties in the amount of 500 academic hours (10 hours of which are taught by lecturers of the Norwegian University). NGO “Chernihiv European” is the partner organization that enrols the study group, provides psychological rehabilitation and employment assistance.

This project is a social one. Participation of military personnel and their family members in the Project is free.

Professional retraining for military personnel and their family members within the project «Ukraine-Norway” is conducted twice a year: spring semester (February-May) and autumn semester (September-December).

The retraining is performed in specialties that are in demand in the labour market in Chernihiv region.

The retraining was performed in Chernihiv National University of Technology according to the programmes:

  • Organization of entrepreneurial activity  - (February 15, 2016 – May 27, 2016)
  • Internet technology in business and WEB design (September15, 2016 – December 15, 2016)
  • Internet technology in business and WEB design (February 16, 2017 – May 16, 2017)
  • Entrepreneurship in the field of hotel and restaurant business (February 16, 2017 – May 16, 2017)

WE ARE NOW EROLLING PARTICIPANTS FOR THE AUTUMN SEMESTER 2017 (the retraining will take place from early September to mid-December 2017) within the programmes:

  • Internet technology in business and WEB design
  • Entrepreneurship in the field of tourist and restaurant business

To be recorded in a group please contact the coordinator from CNUT – Tetiana Kolenichenko       tel.: 096-21-33-816,     tel.: 093-51-65-856

Look for a more detailed information on the websites:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1548045162179419
http://ifsa.kiev.ua/

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