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

Final Conference of the EU funded project for Promoting Social Inclusion Services

Skopje, 07/06/2017 - 13:12, UNIQUE ID: 170607_9
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On Thursday, 8 June 2017, from 11.00 to 14.00hrs, closing conference of the EU-funded project "Promoting Social Inclusion services" will take place at the Holiday Inn Hotel.


At the event, official addresses will be delivered by:


Ms Mila Carovska, Minister of Labour and Social Policy
Mr Mauro Di Veroli, Head of Section for Infrastructure, Agriculture and Social Policies, Delegation of the European Union


The project was funded under the European Union Human Resource Development Programme. It aimed at assisting the country in improving the system, services and professional capacities for social inclusion of disadvantaged people and in promoting equal opportunities in the labour market. During 2015-2017 the project made a strong contribution to developing and implementing vocational rehabilitation and personal assistance services for persons with disabilities, and also to improving the delivery and monitoring of the services provided to vulnerable citizens. The Final Conference will bring together people with disabilities, officials, services providers, professionals, NGOs members and employers  to share experiences and discuss the most pressing issues of social inclusion of vulnerable persons.


Please find enclosed the Agenda of the event.


Journalists and photographers are kindly invited to follow the event.


For information relating to this press release please contact Mr Konstantin Jovanovski, Press and Information Officer, Delegation of the European union, tel: +389 (0)2 3248 500; e-mail:





10:30 Registration

11:00 Opening

Ms Mila Carovska, Minister, Ministry of labor and Social Policy

11:10 Greetings

Mauro Di Veroli, Head of Section for Agriculture, Infrastructure and Social policies, EU Delegation

11:15 Presentation of results of the 1st Component: Promoting vocational rehabilitation and employment for people with disabilities.  Jelena Vähäkuopus, Team Leader and Aleksandra Georgievska, Junior Expert

11:25 Certification Ceremony / Vocational Rehabilitation

11:45 Presentation of results of the 2nd Component: Introducing personal assistance services for people with disabilities.

Marijana Janković, Key Expert 2

12:00 Certification Ceremony / Personal Assistance

12:20 Presentation of results of the 3rd Component: Upgrading of the existing it monitoring system and networking.

Zoran Nikolovski, Key Expert 3

12:40 Discussion.

13.00 – 14.00 Discussion continues.