Our team consists of 5 people, different not only by their origin and personality, but by their professional experience and expertise. Together we make the team that can overcome any difficulties and will move mountains on the way to the stars! The head of the department is Ali Rashidi.
Ali Rashidi is the head of the Department for International Cooperation. After Sweden joined the EU in 1995, Ali Rashidi has been working as transnational coordinator and manager for a large number of European and international projects in various programs related to employment and training issues. Mr. Rashidi is an expert in Quality Assurance in VET and has been working carrying out several projects and initiatives in Western and Eastern Europe for improvement of VET.
Yevgeniya Averhed is the deputy director and international Projects Coordinator at the Department for International Cooperation. Ms. Averhed works with national and transnational projects developing methods and training for integration of third country nationals. Since 2009, she has initiated various projects for empowerment and integration of immigrant women. Furthermore, Ms. Averhed is engaged in volunteer work through the UN NGOs in Sweden.
Ms. Chekerys is head of financial management of European projects at the department. She has long experiences of accounting and financial monitoring from different EU programs and Swedish bilateral cooperation projects.
Mr. Jafari has been working 20 years (1989-2009) within social care as facilitator for reintegration of young people with social problem in society of. The work covered all phases of planning, rehabilitation and reintegration for youngsters.
Further Mr. Jafari has vast experiences of supporting civic society NGOs in the area of integration of newly arrived immigrants concerning social and labour market.
Mr. Riabov is working as project manager at the Department for International Cooperation. He has deep knowledge of social media marketing after years of work in the IT-sector. The main responsibility of Mr. Riabov is ICT aspects of European projects.