International Foundation for Social Adaptation

The Foundation's mission – the development of civil society organizations and local communities as a basis for social adaptation of the population of Ukraine to the transition to civil society with a market system of relations. Effective organization and implementation of social projects in Ukraine.  >>>Read more

 
 
ВЫПУСК ОЧЕРЕДНОЙ ГРУППЫ СЛУШАТЕЛЕЙ ПРОЕКТА «УКРАИНА-НОРВЕГИЯ» БЛАГОПОЛУЧНО СОСТОЯЛСЯ

11 мая очередная группа военнослужащих, уволенных в запас и членов их семей, прошедшая переподготовку на гражданскую специальность на базе КЛА НАУ, в торжественной обстановке получила документы международного уровня об окончании курсов в рамках проекта «Украина – Норвегия». Это позитивное событие произошло накануне главного национального праздника Норвегии – Дня Конституции, который отмечается ежегодно 17 мая – и, конечно, стало прекрасной возможностью отдать дань уважения норвежским традициям.

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The "Ukraine-Norway" project contributes to the development and strengthening of partnership between military units

The team of Melitopol Institute of State and Municipal Management of "Classic Private University" and the management of NGO"Association of servicemen" Leader”" congratulated the servicemen of the military unit A1512 on Easter holidays. It’s the second year when the “Ukraine-Norway” project participants take part in the patriotic action "Easter basket for a warrior”. Traditionally MISMM"CPU" students handed the servicemen sweet presents.

 

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ПРОДОЛЖАЕМ УЧИТЬСЯ ОСНОВАМ ЕВРОИНТЕГРАЦИИ

2 апреля сего года слушатели курсов переподготовки в рамках проекта «Украина – Норвегия» посвятили целый день тому, чтобы под руководством тренера Виктории Талашкевич (опытного журналиста, активного общественного деятеля, авторитетного эксперта в области фандрайзинга) разобраться с тем, что такое «общественные организации», какие они бывают, как и зачем создаются и главное – как привлекают к своей деятельности европейские гранты и другие источники финансирования.

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SCHEDULE of graduation activities of the “Ukraine - Norway” project participants May-June 2016

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УЧИМСЯ МЫСЛИТЬ И ПОСТУПАТЬ ПО-ЕВРОПЕЙСКИ

Во время поездки в Норвегию для участия в научно-практической конференции, посвящённой развитию украинско-норвежского сотрудничества, руководство Кировоградской лётной академии НАУ обратило особое внимание на развитые там традиции волонтёрства. Информация о количестве волонтёрских организаций Норвегии и качестве их работы послужила катализатором для активизации подобной работы если не в масштабе всей Украины, то хотя бы в своём учебном заведении. По инициативе начальника академии С.Н.Неделько был создан целый ряд соответствующих общественных организаций, в том числе – «Волонтёрское движение первой помощи», руководитель которой, доцент кафедры безопасности авиации Светлана Бондарчук одновременно является и тренером Общества Красного Креста Украины.

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Trainings and coaches who help to become more successful

"Club of the Ukrainian-Norwegian Partnership" continues to take care of the project participants undergoing the retraining program within the project “Ukraine-Norway” on the basis of Kirovohrad Flight Academy so that they get the maximum result from the process of retraining in civil specialties.

 

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STRATEGIES TO ACHIEVE SUCCESS FROM THE OUTSTANDING CONTEMPORARIES

NGO "Club of the Ukrainian-Norwegian partnership", being one of the Kirovohrad participants of the project "Ukraine-Norway", organizes activities that complement the learning process in the framework of the retraining courses for retired servicemen and their family members, contributing to their further employment. For example, on March 16, 2016 the project participants were given the opportunity to talk to two outstanding contemporaries, whose advice and recommendations, undoubtedly, deserve attention and respect.

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An important step towards addressing the problem of social adaptation of retired military personnel in Ukraine made at the conference in Kyiv

On March 17, the Kyiv House of Officers hosted a scientific-practical conference "Social adaptation of retired military personnel: Status and Prospects", initiated and organized by the Ukrainian Union of Officers. The acute problem of social adaptation of servicemen discharged from the service, and their family members exists in Ukraine since its independence, but the country still does not have a solid well-functioning system to solve the problem neither a unified state body responsible for this category of people in need of social assistance for further effective integration in civilian society. The objectives of the conference was to bring together representatives of the state and military structures, public organizations and voluntary associations and experts in the field of social, psychological, legal issues, and to determine the effective solutions. The event was attended by the representatives of the Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine, public services, military agencies, employment centers, international programs (NATO "Ukraine-Norway"), non-governmental organizations, voluntary associations, psychologists and lawyers.

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When words and actions match

Project participants of the retraining courses for retired military personnel and their family members, which is conducted on the basis of Kirovohrad Flight Academy of NAU in the framework of the "Ukraine - Norway" project in February this year completed the first month of their retraining. During this time, the project participants have not only gained considerable knowledge and skills, but also united in one team by a common purpose of adaptation and employment. The specialty of retraining is "Management and IT-technologies in entrepreneurship " requires search of direction for their own business or entrepreneurship.

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March 8 in Oslo the annual working meeting of Norwegian-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce (NUCC) took place

On March 8 in Oslo there was hosted a working meeting of the Norwegian-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce combined with a business forum on the subject of the reform process, the investment climate and business opportunities in Ukraine.
From 2.00 to 2.30 pm there was organized an annual meeting held by the NUCC Chairman Thor A. Halvorsen and Managing Director Sigmund Ekhougen. There has been re-elected the organization's leadership and submitted a report on its activities.

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On March 7-8 workshops on effective conduction of guest lectures for the participants of the "Ukraine-Norway" project held by the representatives of IFSA and NORD University

On 7-8 March in the cities of Bodø and Oslo (Norway) there were held workshops aimed to organize the most effective preparation and implementation of the activities of the Norwegian teachers in Ukraine with  the participants of the "Ukraine-Norway" project.
On the basis of data collected from the Ukrainian partners (universities and non-governmental organizations) and the project participants who attended the seminars and guest lectures last semester, the IFSA representatives developed a number of guidelines for the preparation and conduction of the activities for the project participants. The speakers who took part in the seminar were Yana Kozachenko, Director for development of IFSA projects and Olha Filina,  Head of PR-department.

 

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Cooperation between the universities and the Alliance, practical trainings for the "Ukraine-Norway"project graduates

At the beginning of February 2016 there was launched a new phase of cooperation between the universities participating in the Norwegian-Ukrainian university alliance which not only develops the relationship between the partner organizations of the project "Ukraine-Norway", but also provides practical training for a part of the group, retrained in the fall semester 2015 in the specialty of  "Resource-efficient technologies."
Chernivtsi National Fedkovych University is truly a national treasure that must be protected for future generations. In 2011, the architectural ensemble of the former residence of Metropolitan of Bukovina and Dalmatia (now - Chernivtsi University) was included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites objects.

 

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February 23 the spring semester of the project "Ukraine-Norway" was launched in Lviv

On February 23 In Lviv  the official opening of "Ukraine-Norway" project accompanied by the "Western Ukrainian Initiative Group" public organization took place at the National University "Lviv Polytechnic". The event was held in a festive atmosphere with the performance of national anthems of Norway and Ukraine, the hall was decorated by the flags of both countries. With the welcoming speech the project participants were addressed by the Director for Development of IFSA projects of the International Foundation for Social Adaptation Yana Kozachenko. She provided details about the components of the project, organizational features, the area of responsibility of the organizers, what scope of services they must be provided with. The project participants were shown an informational film about Norway which raised big interest to this country. A special focus has been made on the fact that those willing to start their own (family) business have chance to apply to the partner of the IFSA -  the Norwegian-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce (NUCC), present his/her business plan and find sound advice on the further steps in promoting it. If there is a desire to work, knowledge and persistence instead of finding excuses, then there will always be a means of implementing.

 

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Официальное открытие весеннего семестра «Украина-Норвегия» в Николаеве.

24 февраля состоялось официальное мероприятие по открытию весеннего семестра в г. Николаев на базе Черноморского государственного университета им. Петра Могилы при сопровождении общественной организации «Конверсия военных кадров». 2 группы уволенных и подлежащих увольнению военнослужащих и членов их семей начинают профессиональную переподготовку по специальностям «Практический Веб-дизайн: проектирование, создание и сопровождение Веб-узла» и «Предпринимательство в сфере физической реабилитации и фитнеса». Обучение пройдет в период с 24 февраля по 2 июня 2016 года, параллельно с мероприятиями по психологической, правовой адаптации и содействию участникам в трудоустройстве. Общественная организация реализует эти составляющие проекта не только в период активного прохождения участниками программы переподготовки, но и еще в течение года после ее завершения. Выпускники могут получать консультационную и другую поддержку и более длительный период, став членом ОО.

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Glory to the heroes!

Project participants of the retraining courses for the retired military personnel and their family members who are currently studying at Kirovohrad Flight Academy of NAU in the framework of the "Ukraine - Norway" project, with the support of the International Foundation for Social Adaptation, were the first to have received the opportunity to congratulate their groupmate Serhiy Gorbanev on being awarded high government award. The "Defender of the Motherland" medal was issued to ATO soldier Gorbanev "For personal courage and high professionalism shown while defending state sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, remaining faithful to military oath." The award day has become, undoubtedly, the holiday for Mr.Gorbanev but not a reason for absenteeism in the evening courses at the Academy.

 

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Who and how profits on the stockmarket

 

Project participants of the retraining courses, retired military officers and members of their families in the framework of the "Ukraine - Norway" who started their studies at Kirovohrad Flight Academy of NAU in February this year are mastering a specialty of "Management and IT-technology business activities." In addition to the training program agreed with the Norwegian partner – Nord University – with joint efforts of the faculty and the NGO "Club of the Ukrainian-Norwegian partnership" there are constantly conducted activities aimed at improving the competitiveness of the labor market and employment opportunities.

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Spring semester of the “Ukraine-Norway” project starts in Chernivtsi

On February 23 in Chernivtsi on the basis of the Chernivtsi National Fedkovych University  accompanied by a non-governmental organization "Center for economic development and social adaptation" the official opening of the spring semester of the "Ukraine-Norway" project took place. A group of 30 people started their retraining in the specialty of "Organization and business management" and the process of psychological and legal adaptation to the conditions of civilian society. The specialty was selected with maximum consideration of the specifics of the region and the data collected by the NGO from potential participants in the project.

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In Kirovohrad the participants of the project "Ukraine-Norway" began to develop further skills in first aid.

On February 20 the "Ukraine - Norway" project participants apart from studying in a chosen specialty "Information Technology and Business Management" began a course of first aid skills. Associate Professor of the Department of Safety KFA NAU head of the public organization "Voluntary movement of first aid" S. Bondarchuk trained military officers, retirees, and their family members in cases when there was an unconscious man, signs of heart stroke or heart attack, etc.

 

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Opening of a new semester of the "Ukraine-Norway" project in Ivano-Frankivsk

On February 22 there took place an official opening of the spring semester of the "Ukraine-Norway" project in Ivano-Frankivsk. This is the fourth group, undergoing retraining on the basis of Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas. More than 30 people start their studies in "Financial and economic security of the enterprise." The activities for psychological and legal adaptation and promotion of employment are provided by the charitable organization " My University "Charity Fund.

 

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In Ternopil, Chortkiv, Lutsk and Odessa an official opening of the spring semester of the "Ukraine-Norway" project takes place

February is a start time of the most active phase of the spring semester of the project. The agreements have been signed, a preliminary selection of the participants has been held, input testing has been underwent, the groups have been completed and the process of active work with the project participants has begun. In the course of the retraining they will be provided with professional retraining, social and legal adaptation, self-marketing skills, employment assistance in different business areas. On February 15th in Ternopil there has been successfully held the official opening of the semester. On February 16th the project started in Chortkiv and Odessa and on February 17th  in Lutsk.
In Ternopil the opening ceremony was held in a festive atmosphere with the performance of anthems of Norway and Ukraine. The project participants and guests were shown the film about Norway and video about the first symposium in the framework of the Norwegian-Ukrainian university alliance, which caused excitement and great interest of the audience.

 

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