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The EU Ambassador in Kosovo, Tomas Szunyog and Head of Development Cooperation at the German Embassy, Vera Baumann, inaugurated on 14 February in Pristina Innovemia Innovation Academy.
The academy, in partnership with the digital media company MetDaan and the Innovation and Training Park, will offer training and re-training in digital and tech entrepreneurship, social media, and video editing to the existing employees or young people looking to work in the IT sector, in particular supporting the digital transition of micro and small enterprises.
With the EU and German funding of €150.000, the academy will provide training courses to at least 210 young people under age 35, all while encouraging the participation of women.
“Launching of this academy is an important step towards building up digital skills in Kosovo. It will help young people increase their employability. With the digital transition of micro and small enterprises, it will contribute to the overall competitiveness of Kosovo’s economy,” said Ambassador Szunyog.
The EU and Germany are one of the prominent supporters of the digital transition in Kosovo.
Source: EU Office in Kosovo
Photo credits: EU Office in Kosovo
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