Due to the current restrictions in place, the new
participants of the vocational cooks’ training program in Zugdidi were selected
through online interviews.
Just like the selection process, the
theoretical part of the course will be held online. The practical session as
well as the paid internship will start as soon as possible after stabilization
of the situation caused by COVID-19.
The program will give young people relevant
professional skills and knowledge to increase their employability and career options.
The cooks’ program is implemented as part of
the EU-funded project “EU4Youth – Enhancing Youth Education, Employment and
Participation in Conflict-affected Areas in Georgia and Ukraine.” The
initiative aims to widen education, employment, and entrepreneurial
opportunities for internally displaced persons and conflict-affected youth and
encourages their significant participation in the community. In Georgia, it is
implemented by the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) and the Education Development
and Employment Center (EDEC).