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EACEA National Policies Platform: Youthwiki


2. Voluntary Activities

2.5 Cross-border mobility programmes

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  1. EU programmes
  2. Other Programmes
  3. Legal framework applying to foreign volunteers

EU programmes

The only EU mobility and volunteering programmes for youth to witch Romania participates are the European Solidarity Corps Erasmus+. Over 4 690 000 Euro have been allocated for the European Solidarity Corps programme in Romania for 2019 and over 1 797 000 Euro in 2018. The allocation announced for 2020 is of over 5 000 000 Euro.


The monitoring of volunteering european projects is being ensured through the reports uploaded by the participants in the Mobility Tool. The National Agency for Erasmus+ and the European Solidarity Corps is also conducting research and monitoring, inclusing constant surveys of mobility and volunteering participants satisfaction with the projects they participated in.


Information have not been used until December 2019 in order to correlated with the one used by the Ministry of Youth and Sport and to shape a national youth volunteering policy in the implementation of the Youth Strategy. However, as presented in the previous sections, thea national youth volunteering policy has not been adopted within the framework of the Youth Strategy 2015-2020.


The main agency in charge of organising and monitoring the EU programmes at national level is the National Agency: Agenția Națională pentru Programe Comunitare în Domeniul Educației și Formării Profesionale.


Other Programmes

No other governmental/official programmes for youth volunteering mobility is available. 


Legal framework applying to foreign volunteers

For the non-EU citizens and for the EU citizens young volunteers hosted in Romania for more than 90 days, the temporary residence permit is required.