Restricted call for proposals - Promoting youth employment in sectoral investment areas (PYE II) - Turkey EuropeAid/133936/M/ACT/TR Closed!


The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to attract and retain more people in employment by promoting youth employment and decreasing unemployment rate of young people.

The specific objectives of this Call for Proposals are:

  • To increase employability of young people,
  • To increase entrepreneurship skills of the young people,
  • To improve sustainable cooperation between relevant actors of labour demand and supply sides,
  • To ensure consistency between active labour market measures (ALMP) and demand of the economy particularly for the new investment areas,
  • To provide holistic services including profiling, orientation, training, consultancy, job experiences and matching services for promoting youth employment,
  • To ease the transition from school to work,
  • To support the establishment of a stronger linkage between university and industry.


It is obligatory that proposals should focus on at least one of the below determined sectors:

  • Tourism (Hotel and reservation services, restaurant services etc.)
  • Construction (architecture, restoration, etc.)
  • Environment (recycling, waste treatment etc.)
  • Energy / renewable energy
  • Telecommunication
  • Transportation and logistics (railway, road, urban transport, etc.)
  • Information and communication technologies
  • Automotive (production, repair and maintenance etc.)
  • Textile
  • Civil aviation
  • Industrial design
  • Forest products industry (furniture, wood products etc.)
  • Basic metal industry
  • Chemical industry (basic pharmacy, rubber and plastic productions etc.)
  • Greenhousing (except plant production)
  • Warehousing
  • Maritime (shipping, seaman trainings, etc.)
  • Health
  • Repair and maintenance (vehicle, computer maintenance, etc.)

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 24,00 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 08 February 2013 - 8 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call fiche EuropeAid/133936/M/ACT/TR (Guidelines for applicants)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • Candidate Countries
  • Third countries

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Enlargement

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