Sustainability

SUSTAINABILITY

In line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), our commitment is directed towards raising awareness, promoting and working on:

Raluca DUMITRESCU
Head of Sustainability
raluca.dumitrescu@geyc.ro

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)


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Inclusive communication: Diversity as a Lever of Performance


  • Period: March 2022 - March 2024
  • Aim: promote the social inclusion of vulnerable young people
  • Funded by: Erasmus+ KA2 Partnerships for Cooperation - Small-Scale Partnerships
  • Project ID: tbc
  • Youth 4 Bauhaus


  • Period: 01 March 2022 - 31 July 2024
  • Aim: empower and engage young people to practice their democracy in participatory processes in regards to public space co-creation in a sustainable, greener, and inclusive way- in the spirit of the New European Bauhaus (beautiful, sustainable, and together).
  • Funded by: Erasmus+, KA220 -YOU- Cooperation partnerships in youth
  • Project ID: 2021-2-SK02-KA220-YOU-000050748
  • Green Cities of YOUth


  • Period: March 2022 - March 2024
  • Aim: increasing the role of young people in the development of sustainable cities
  • Funded by: Erasmus+ KA2, Cooperation for innovation and exchange of good practices in the field of youth
  • Project ID: 2021-1-ES02-KA220-YOU-000029156
  • Youth Act for Sustainability


  • Period: July 2021
  • Location: Fuerteventura, Spain
  • Aim: Empowering 30 young people from 5 countries to develop a sustainable mindset towards an eco-friendly lifestyle by adopting at least an environmentally friendly measure.
  • Funded by: Erasmus+, KA1
  • Co-organizer: AVANFUER
  • Project ID: 2020-3-ES02-KA105-016420
  • European Climate Pact Ambassador


  • Period: May - December 2021
  • Aim: inform, inspire and support climate action in the GEYC community
  • Hosted by: EU Climate Action
  • SMART-Y: Youth Together for Green and Sustainable European Rural Territories


  • Period: May 2021 - May 2023
  • Aim: to boost the realisation of the European Youth Goal #10 "Green and Sustainable Europe" via the startup of a transnational network of youth organisations active in EU rural areas and able to Engage, Connect and Empower vulnerable young people (18-30 yo) towards the co-creation of European Smart Villages.
  • Funded by: Erasmus+, KA3
  • Project ID: 624643-EPP-1-2020-1
    -PL-EPPKA3-EU-YTH-TOG
  • #GenderIDTalks - ALF Virtual Marathon


  • Period: May - June 2021
  • Aim: to promote gender equality, in the sense of raising awareness on the topic of Women and gender stereotypes in a cross-cultural and cross-sectorial way, by connecting it to other key issues (SDGs and ICD, entrepreneurship, media and advertising, youth and digital) and empowering people towards a meaningful civic, economic, social, and cultural participation
  • Funded by: Anna Lindh Foundation
  • Our Food, Our Future


  • Period: May 2021 - Dec 2022
  • Aim: to create a.space for young people between 15 and 35 years, to amplify their voices and to get involved in actions that address the interdependence between food, climate change and migration
  • Funded by: Mai Bine Association/ DEAR Programme
  • #RFSD2021 - Regional Forum on Sustainable Development


  • Period: Mar 2021
  • Aim: to uncover concrete policy actions to accelerate SDG progress and spur the efforts to build back better.
  • Hosted by: UNECE
  • Supporting the Issue-Based Coalition on Adolescent and Youth
  • Sustainability Policy


  • Period: May 2020 - present
  • Aim: to increase the organizational sustainability in line with the SDGs-Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Relevant pillars: A. Gender equality, B. Social inclusion, C. Efficient use of resources, D. Travel management, E. Health and wellness, F. Partnership for sustainability
  • eVELP - Youth Volunteer Educators e-learning Program


  • Period: Apr 2020 - Mar 2022
  • Aim: to enable young migrants/ refugees to create and offer free workshops that tap into their talents to share their knowledge and culture.
  • Funded by: Erasmus+, KA2
  • Project ID:
    2019-3-DE04-KA205-018805
  • MAD you. You can Make a Difference


  • Period: Jan 2020 - Jan 2021
  • Aim: to increase the awareness and responsibility of the volunteers involved,.
  • Funded by: ESC - European Solidarity Corps
  • Project ID:615970-ESC-1-2018-2-IT-KAA-VOL-HPAREA
  • EFSD - European Fellowship on Sustainable Development


  • Period: July 2019 - Dec 2019
  • Aim: to develop the youth skills in the field of sustainable development.
  • Funded by: own sources, Erasmus+
  • EllE (Empower - learn - led - Expand): YOUth4SDGs changing the rules transforming our world


  • Period: May 2019 - Jun 2021
  • Aim: to enhance youth skills to help advance SDGs.
  • Funded by: Erasmus+, KA2
  • Project ID:
    2018-3-IT03-KA205-014904
  • Promoting equality through gender sensitive journalism and blogging


  • Period: Dec 2018 - Jan 2020
  • Aim: to raise the standards of journalism and blogging, making them more gender sensitive and also to strengthen the human capacity of the NGO’s and their partnership with media in the partner countries.
  • Funded by: Erasmus+, KA2-CBY
  • Project ID: 599106-EPP-1-2018-1-RS-EPPKA2-CBY-WB
  • The Women Get Back


  • Period: Aug 2017 - Mar 2019
  • Aim: to transfer to youth workers innovative training methodologies to improve guidance and counselling, vocational and professional training in EU and Latin America for young women returning to work after a hiatus in their careers, as a result of maternity, illness, unemployment (NEET), or who are in a situation of self-employment.
  • Funded by: Erasmus+, KA2-CBY
  • Project ID: 589785-EPP-1-2017-1-PT-EPPKA2-CBY-ACPALA
  • Strategic Cooperation Programme "Support Moldova"


  • Period: Aug 2016 - Dec 2018
  • Aim: to support the European path of the Republic of Moldova by supporting key stakeholders and developing soft, hard and transverse skills for young people, NGOs and public authorities.
  • Funded by: auto-financed