This project is funded by the European Union (EU) and is implemented by WYG International on behalf of the EU Delegation to Republic of Serbia.

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Improving Employment of Roma in Provincial State of Vojvodina

 

Identification details
Official title of the project

Improving Employment of Roma in Provincial State of Vojvodina

Region/ City

Republic of Serbia

Autonomous Province of Vojvodina

Sector(s) Employment training
Budget / EC contribution

237.794 EUR / 208.994 EUR

Implementation period

24 months

Expected results
  • Improved employability of the Roma in the labour market in 20 municipalities of AP Vojvodina through vocational trainings.

  • Implemented trainings for determined (specific) skills according to the assessed demands and job descriptions from minimum 5 known employers in Srem.
  • Supported Roma for the PSfLEGEs Call for Proposal on special subsidies for employment and self-employment through mentorship and technical assistance.

Beneficiary

Roma Inclusion Office, Novi Sad

 

Partners

Lead partner: Roma Inclusion Office

Partners: Provincial Secretariat for Labour, Employment and Gender Equality (PSfLEGE)

Contact details

Please include if applicable:

  • Project Manager
  • Project Administrator
  • Executive director
  • Web site of the project
 Dusko Jovanovic

 

 Summary
Summary of the project Official statistical data on the position of the Roma shows that their education level is significantly lower than average, thus influencing their difficult position in the labor market. Lack of employment is one of the main reasons for poverty among the Roma. Due to poverty, lack of basic knowledge and possibility of continual education or as a result of discrimination, the Roma are further away from employment opportunity, realization of income and education, as well as from inclusion and participation in social networks and activities in the community. The overall objective of the action is to improve social-economic development and social inclusion of Roma community in Vojvodina through the trainings in 20 municipality, trainings for specific skills according to the assessed demands from minimum 5 employers in Srem and support to the Roma for the PSfLEGEs Call for Proposals on special subsidies for employment and self-employment.
Main goal of the project  To improve social-economic development and social inclusion of Roma community in Vojvodina
Specific objectives
  • Create new job opportunities and preserve the existing jobs
  • Increase of motivated labour force with required qualifications in the sector of production and business services.

 



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