On 7th February 2024, Help – Hilfe zur Selbsthilfe signed a partnership agreement with Next Gen Networks as implementing partner within RECONOMY. Next Generation Network Institute (NGN) specializes in advancing capacities in telecommunications through 5G technology training, cybersecurity enhancements, and the development of 5G infrastructure in Kosovo, aiming to foster innovation and skilled workforce growth in the telecom sector.
As of 1 July 2023, Help – Hilfe zur Selbsthilfe signed a Partnership Agreement with HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation, a Cooperation Partner to the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), and thus became an Implementing Partner to Helvetas in Sida’s RECONOMY – an inclusive and green economic development program in the Eastern Partnership and the Western Balkan countries. One of RECONOMY’s projects focuses on “Digitalization of sectors with growth potential for better economic opportunities” in the Western Balkans.
The project will lead towards the better functioning of the business services and the supply of skilled workforce as well as the promotion of the regional brand and the BPO sector. In practice, it means branding the region by stimulating the competitiveness of private sector enterprises and creating a critical mass of skilled workforce of women and youth, including the most disadvantaged and excluded, benefit from improved economic opportunities (better income and green and decent jobs) inclusively and sustainably.