Ref N° 398

Empowering relevant actors for social inclusion at local level

Country
FYROM
Client
CFCU / Ministry of Labour and Social Policy
Overall project value (EUR)
€ 149 759
Origin of funding
EC
Proportion carried out by legal entity
60%
Consortium members
CEC (FWC BENEF Lot 9)
Start date
October 2011
End date
April 2013
Number of staff provided
151 w/d

Detailed description of project Back

The overall objective of the Human Resources Development component (IPA HRD IV) is to foster development of human resources by improving the quality of human capital, leading to more and better jobs, higher growth and development, and increased national competitiveness at international level. In addition, the IPA Human Resources Development component supports the preparation of implementation of the EU cohesion policy, in particular the management of the European Social Fund.

The OPHRD covers a period of seven years (2007-2013) and consists of 4 priorities:

Priority axis 1: Employment – Attracting and retaining more people in employment;

Priority axis 2: Education and training – Investing in human capital through better education and skills;

Priority axis 3: Social inclusion – Promoting an inclusive labour market;

Priority axis 4: Technical assistance – Support to the Implementation of OPHRD.

This present project will be implemented within the frame of Priority Axis 3 – Social Inclusion – Promoting an Inclusive Labour Market, under the Measure 3.3 “Empowering Relevant Actors”. The specific objective of this measure is to enhance involvement and active participation of the civil society, including NGOs and social partners in the decision-making process and in the implementation of social inclusion policies, inter alia by improving their networking and project management skills. It also aims at increasing the involvement and the capacity of local entities dealing with social inclusion programmes through specific trainings for social services delivering.

Type of services provided

PROMAN provides the services of thesenior social inclusion expert (TL) who jointly with the junior training expert provides the following core services:

  • Identification and selection of the NGOs and local self-government units susceptible to prepare and/or implement social inclusion projects;
  • Development of a training plan that shall include, amongst others: training methodology adjusted to the needs of the NGOs and local self government units, detailed time frame of implementation, resources, etc.;
  • Elaboration of the teaching and training materials;
  • Implementation of the training plan for the targeted stakeholders (min 60 people from NGOs; min 120 persons from local-self government units).

PROMAN HQ provides overall backstopping and quality control.

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