Estonian EU external border programme

Smart steps to work


Name of Lead Beneficiary

NGO Johannes Mihkelson Center

Associated partners

City Government of Tartu

Thematic objective

TO5 Support to local and regional good governance

Start date: 01.07.2023

End date: 31.12.2023

Duration: 6 month

Specific area

Improving cooperation between local and regional communities

Programme co-financing

EUR 71 864,00

Total budget

EUR 79 848,90


Northeast Estonia

Contact email

[email protected]

Project status

Completed (6th Call)


Overall objective: Improving co-operation and interaction between local and regional communities through economic and social development of it´s members (including labour market)
Specific objective: To help the unemployed people to make the necessary steps and acquire skills to find suitable jobs. Also to help new immigrants from Ukraine to integrate, find and maintain jobs, through Estonian language skills and counselling. Extra value in the project is to help participants to gain and maintain good mental health, balance and enthusiasm to maintain full working ability.