Skills4Sports closed its projects having trained over 1.000 young people in the sport sector

August 17, 2023
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The Skills4Sports Across the Mediterranean project culminated in a successful final conference held from July 11th to July 13th, 2023, at the Lucy Hotel in Chalkida, Greece. The event not only celebrated project achievements but also evoked a sense of pride and fulfillment among all participants as they reflected on the transformative journey that had taken place.


Throughout the three-day conference, emotions ran high as attendees and stakeholders engaged in thoughtful discussions about the project’s impact on communities and individuals. The camaraderie and shared vision among participants fostered a profound sense of unity and collaboration.


During the subsequent days, the conference’s emotional undercurrent remained strong as esteemed speakers from organizations across the Mediterranean shared inspiring stories of empowerment and transformation. The testimonies from young people who are Not in Employment, Education or Training (NEETs) further amplified the emotional resonance, with their heartfelt accounts highlighting how the project had not only enriched their skills but also positively impacted their lives and future prospects.


As the event drew close, a mix of emotions filled the room. Participants felt a sense of sadness that this journey had reached its conclusion, but at the same time, there was an overwhelming sense of hope and anticipation for the future. The bonds forged during the conference were evident as attendees exchanged contact information, promising to stay connected and continue their collaboration beyond the project’s formal conclusion.


The Development Agency of Evia, as the host of this remarkable event, expressed deep gratitude to all participants, speakers, and partners for their unwavering commitment throughout the Skills4Sports project. The conference served as a testament to the power of unity, empathy, and determination, leaving a lasting impact on all those involved. Their dedication and collaboration have paved the way for continued efforts in empowering NEETs and fostering sustainable sports initiatives in the region.


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