Vincent Pol University honoured for supporting young people

Vincent Pol University was awarded for its special commitment to supporting young people in their personal and professional development, as well as its contribution to the initiatives carried out in the framework of the European Youth Capital Lublin 2023.

An occasion to summarise joint activities and the involvement of many companies and Lublin universities in the framework of the European Youth Capital Lublin 2023 was Monday’s meeting organised by the Lublin City Hall – ‘Business for the EMN’.

– Thanks to the close cooperation between local government, business and science, which allows Lublin to continuously develop economically, academically and socially, initiatives for 9,000 young people have been implemented this year. This would not have been possible if it were not for the involvement of the community and their willingness to work together for the development of the city,”

emphasise Lublin officials.

As examples of activities to support young people, they mention, among others, the development of business competences, assistance in entering the labour market, entrepreneurship education and learning about the competences of tomorrow.

To co-create this year’s programme of entrepreneurial activities, the city of Lublin has invited 300 partners. These include Lublin-based companies, NGO’s, business environment institutions, research institutes, universities and educational institutions. The cooperation resulted in 400 workshops and meetings with business practitioners.

Vincent Pol University, as one of the project partners, received thanks for its special involvement in the implementation of initiatives carried out as part of the Lublin 2023 European Youth Capital programme. The award for the academy was received by the president and chancellor of the University, doc. Henryk Stefanek.

Other Lublin universities, companies and foundations were also thanked for their special involvement and contribution to the EMN initiatives.
Let us recall that Lublin is the first city in Poland to become the European Youth Capital in 2023.

Photos: UM Lublin

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