Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine

 

New EU-backed competition on purchase of equipment will create jobs in Khmelnytskyi region

31/01/2017 - 15:27
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On 31st January, the competition for the purchase of equipment to create jobs on terms of co-financing was announced in Khmelnytskyi. The competition is organised by the Department of social protection of Khmelnytskyi Regional State Administration within the EU-funded project "Formation of the Modern Management Model for Regional Labour Market Development in Khmelnytskyi region".

Participation in the competition is open to local self-governments, municipal enterprises, institutions and organisations as well as charity funds that are duly registered and operating in Khmelnytskyi region. The maximum amount of funding per participant is 50% of the total cost of the equipment, but it cannot exceed 350k UAH.

Deadline for applications to participate in the competition is 18:15, 20 February 2017. The list of necessary documents is available at the EU project’s website: http://bit.ly/2jJHEEL. Candidates will be selected by specifically established tender committee. The competition’s results will be published on the websites of the Department of social protection of Khmelnytskyi Regional State Administration and the EU-funded project.

Kateryna Savchuk, project manager of "Formation of the Modern Management Model for Regional Labour Market Development in Khmelnytskyi region" said: "This competition is one of the tools to solve the problem of unemployment in the region. Participants of the competition will receive a grant from the EU funds with obligation to create at least one job. Besides the obligation to create jobs, the winners are to make their own contribution to the grant in amount of 50% of the equipment’s total cost. Delivery of the equipment is to be completed by July 2017 ".

For more information, please, contact: Kateryna Savchuk, Project Manager, tel.: +38 (0382) 61-90-20, +38 098 438 21 83, or e-mail: rynok.pratsi@gmail.com.  

To learn more about the project, please, visit: rynok-pratsi.com.ua

 

Background information:

The EU-funded project “Formation of the Modern Management Model for Regional Labour Market Development in Khmelnytskyi region” was launched in January 2015. The Project is implemented during 24 months, and its budget is over €500 thousand within the EU-funded Programme «Support to Ukraine’s Regional Development Policy”. The project is implemented by Department of social protection of Khmelnytsk Regional State Administration in partnership with Khmelnytskyi Regional Employment Centre and Khmelnytskyi Regional Centre for Data Processing and Financing Social Programmes (a municipal institution). Long-term objective of the project – to preserve and accumulate human resources of the region, to reduce social tension and create conditions for all labour and employment market players to coordinate their efforts.  

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