Delegation of the European Union
to the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

EUROPEAN UNION SUPPORTING THE EMPLOYMENT OF YOUNG PEOPLE

On Monday, 24 of April 2017 at 11:00hrs the Opening Conference of the EU funded project “Supporting Employment of Young People” will take place at Skopje fair, Business Hall in Skopje.

Official addresses at the event will be given by:

Mr. Enver Hüsejin State Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Social Policy

Mr. Nicola Bertolini, Head of Cooperation, Delegation of the European Union

Mr. Vlatko Popovski, Director of the Employment Service Agency

Mr. Antonie Onosimoski, Project Manager

 

The overall objective of the project is to integrate young people in the labour market. It is about strengthening employment opportunities for people up to the age of 29 by increasing their working experience, employability and support for (self-) employment. The project has 4 components:

1) Three-month internship programme as support to employment of young people while reflecting the current labour market needs

2) Training courses for skills demanded on the labour market

3) Training courses and counselling for entrepreneurship

4) Training courses in job search and preparedness skills

 

Please find enclosed the agenda of the event.

Journalists and photographers are kindly invited to cover this event.

 

For further information relating to this Press Release please contact Mr. Konstantin Jovanovski, Press and Information Officer. Tel: +389 (0)2 3248 500. e-mail: konstantin.jovanovski@eeas.europa.eu

 

 

AGENDA

 

11:00 – 11:30

Registration of participants

PROJECT OPENING CONFERENCE

11:30 – 11:45

Address by  Mr. Enver Hüsejin, State Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Social Policy

11:45 – 12:00

Address by  Mr. Nicola Bertolini, Head of Cooperation, Delegation of the European Union

12:00 – 12:15

Presentation of the achievements of the Employment Service Agency in alleviating unemployment and the role of IPA funded projects by Mr. Vlatko Popovski, Director of the Employment Service Agency

12:15 – 12:30

Presentation of project objectives, components and targets by Mr. Antonie Onosimoski, Project Manager

From 12:30

Cocktail

End of the event