Programmes and projects

January 2020

  1. Entrepreneurship Training for Youth in Ukraine

    1 January - 31 December 2020

    This intervention aims to create more and better jobs targeting youth with low educational attainment and/or limited work experience. Youth will receive training in entrepreneurship to equip them with skills and up-to-date knowledge to start their own businesses. The project will strengthen the role of the Public Employment Service (PES) of Ukraine and TVET schools as main facilitators of the administrators of the training.

  2. Decent Work Opportunities for Refugees and Host Communities in Turkey

    1 January 2020 - 31 August 2021

December 2019

  1. Activate!Youth in Montenegro

    1 December 2019 - 30 November 2021

    This two-year project will support Montenegro to bring youth under 29 years of age back to the labour market. Such ‘welfare-to-work’ programmes help Montenegro in meeting its commitments under the current and forthcoming Economic Reform Programmes (ERPs), whereby the EU has recommended to the country to ensure better coordination between employment activation measures and social benefit schemes.

September 2019

  1. Access to Justice in Labour Disputes through Mediation and Conciliation

    1 September 2019 - 30 September 2022

    The project aims to improve access to justice for all, including vulnerable groups of workers through peaceful settlement of labour disputes, collective bargaining and collective agreements, and the creation of informed policies on amicable settlements of labour disputes.

June 2019

  1. Measurement, awareness-raising and policy engagement project to accelerate action against child labour and forced labour in Serbia

    17 June 2019 - 17 December 2020

    The project aims to build and apply the critical knowledge needed to inform policy choices to combat child labour and forced labour, and to support measures to address these challenges in key countries (including Serbia). In support of this effort, the project develops knowledge, advocacy, capacity-building and global action necessary to eradicate child labour and forced labour.

February 2019

  1. Improving labour market governance through effective social dialogue over labour reforms in Montenegro

    19 February 2019 - 19 January 2021

    The project will aim at improving the effectiveness of tripartite social dialogue in Montenegro. It will strengthen the capacities of actors and institutions of social dialogue, especially that of trade unions and the Social Council to play a more effective role in labour market governance.

January 2019

  1. Young people learn about rights at work

    14 January 2019 - 31 May 2020

    The idea of the project is to use gamification of the Rights@Work instruction materials in schools and other contexts to raise young people's awareness of their rights at work. Areas to be covered include important guidance on how to avoid the traps of informal economy, understand their rights and obligations at work, know where they can obtain support and increase their participation in the governance of the labour market.

  2. “More and Better Jobs for Women Programme” – PHASE II

    1 January 2019 - 30 December 2022

  3. Strengthening social dialogue in North Macedonia

    1 January 2019 - 30 June 2021

    The project aims at improving social dialogue as a means to create more and better jobs in North Macedonia. It will support the participation of social dialogue institutions in policy making at national and local levels and foster the practice of regular consultations through the national and local economic and social councils. It will create conditions for the social partners so that they are better equipped to provide quality policy advice and deliver demand-driven services.

December 2018

  1. Improved national normative framework to protect wages in Ukraine

    14 December 2018 - 31 December 2020

    The overall objective of the project is to protect wages by improving the national normative framework through social dialogue. It is expected that by the end of the intervention, tripartite constituents would have agreed on the measures to address the issues of wages (wage arrears, minimum wage and equal pay) and started their implementation.