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

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, ATO participants and their family members and to promote cooperation between the two countries.  

Tasks of the project:

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

The core of the project is professional retraining of military personnel and their family members in civil specialties that are in demand in the labour market in Ukraine, provision of 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 specialty 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 to the project participants.

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

The retraining is performed in specialties (programmes) that are in demand in the labour market in Chernihiv region:

  • Organization of entrepreneurial activity;
  • Internet technology in business and WEB design;
  • Entrepreneurship in the field of hotel and restaurant business;
  • Entrepreneurship in the sphere of health-improving and recreation activities.

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).

To receive information about the programmes, that will be carried out in the current year please contact the coordinator from Chernihiv National University of Technology – Tetiana Kolenichenko       tel.: 096-21-33-816,     tel.: 093-51-65-856

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

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