gestione del rischio


Socio-economic inclusion of young NEET in Milan

Povertà alimentare


Adecco Group Foundation, ASD Ring of Life, La Fabbrica di Olinda - Social Cooperative Onlus


Z Zurich Foundation


AFOL Metropolitana Company, City of Milan - District 9, Medici in Famiglia Center, Youth community centers

Objective of the project

We want to give young NEETs the opportunity to regain self-confidence and understand how to find jobs or educational paths

Abstract of the project

The project provides NEETs with theoretical and practical tools to continue their educational path or look for job opportunities. The project’s activities include group sports training for the acquisition of soft skills such as collaboration and respect for the others; empowerment activities to improve self-esteem and self-confidence and orientation activities to increase one’s skills, set growth objectives and look for job or training opportunities.

Context analysis

According to 2016 Eurostat data, Italy is the EU country with the highest number of young people aged 15-29 years old who do not work and are not involved in training courses, the so-called NEETs. These young people lose their trust into the possibilities offered by the communities where they live as well as their own skills and competences. In this context, NEETs are exposed to the risk of being marginalized and excluded from the economic and social life, since they are outside of the educational system or the labour market.

ActionAid has implemented a Teamwork project also in Bari and Reggio Calabria.

Milan, MI, Italia

The project is implemented in Milan (Lombardy Region).

Implementation Period

01/04/2018 - on going



  • 26 young people (16-25 years old)


  • 143 young people (16-25 years old) reached through outreach activities 

Project Strategy


  • Outreach activities
  • Sport training
  • Job counseling and placement
  • Mentoring
  • Co-planning of public spaces


NEETs are identified and actively participate in training and learning opportunities


  • NEETs improve their social and relational skills
  • NEETs have access to better job and/or educational opportunities
  • Public spaces are renovated and improved 


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