Technical support on employment policies for youth, women and migrants in Moldova

The project aims to improve employment policies with particular attention to women and young people. The focus of the intervention will be on the implementation of the National Employment Policy, the design and implementation of the Territorial/Local Employment Pacts and the implementation of the recommendations coming from the functional audit of the Public Employment Service.

The project aims to improve employment policies with particular attention to women and young people. The focus of this intervention will be threefold: (a) implementation of the National Employment Policy in view of supporting the introduction of employment objectives in other sectoral strategies, including the industrial and competitiveness policy; (b) design and implementation of Territorial/Local Employment Pacts based on the role of the tripartite Territorial Commissions for Consultations and Collective Bargaining; and (c) implementation of the recommendations from the functional audit of the Public Employment Service (PES), particularly with regard to the changes in the organizational setup, the extension and improvement of services and outreach of the PES (regional offices, activation packages, monitoring and evaluation functions). In the framework of the Decent Work Country Programme Moldova 2016-2020, the intervention seeks to enhance capacities to define and implement a more comprehensive employment framework at national and local levels in line with the new UN Joint Programming Framework (UNDAF 2018-2022), as well as Moldova’s commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals.