Young Enterprise NI is part of JA Worldwide, one of the largest global NGOs dedicated to addressing fundamental social and economic challenges of young people by educating and empowering them to transform their future and own their economic success.
Through the delivery of cutting-edge, experiential learning in financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship, we effectively broaden the canvas of possibility for young people and enrich their ability to both engage in their own economic development and contribute to the strength of their families, communities, and economies.
With more than 100 member countries, the JA Worldwide network is powered by over 450,000 volunteers and mentors from all sectors of society, reaching more than 10 million young people around the world every year.
Read about the impact that JA programmes have around the world here www.jaworldwide.org/impactstudies/
10 regions,1 goal. Boosting entrepreneurial ecosystems in regions for young entrepreneurs.
iEER is an Interreg Europe funded flagship project bringing together 10 regions around Europe. Initiated by a group of regions awarded with the European Entrepreneurial Region label, iEER will define smart paths and solutions to boost regional entrepreneurship ecosystems supporting young entrepreneurs.
iEER works closely with the EU Committee of the Regions and the European Commission DG Grow.
The third iEER learning camp took place in Northern Ireland and County Kerry in Ireland from 27 March 2017 to 31 March 2017. The week-long camp gathered fifty participants to the island to discuss the challenges, opportunities and support mechanisms for those building a business outside metropolitan areas. Check out the video from the learning camp here.
Helsinki-Uusimaa Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council; Laurea University of Applied Sciences
Kerry County Institute of Technology Tralee
Land Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences Brandenburg
Marche Region Marche Regional Authority
Hatus de France North France Innovation Development
Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Local Government Association
Southern Denmark Region of Southern Denmark
Valencia Region Regional Government of Valencia
Westpomeranian Region Marshal Office of the Westpomeranian Office
West Region Romania Regional Development Agency of the West Region Romania
iEER is about working together across borders and organisations to find the best solutions for regional entrepreneurial ecosystems.
For more information on the project visit www.interregeurope.eu/ieer