ACTIVATE FOR MORE OPPORTUNITIES

 

 

Project sector: Human Resources and Social Development (Active inclusion)
City: Kuršumlija
Project value: EUR 98.862,16
Implementation period: 18 months, 23.12.2018. – 23.06.2020.
End recipient: Organization of people with disabilities of Kuršumlija, municipality of Kuršumlija

Contracting authority: Ministry of Finance, Department for Contracting and Financing of EU Funded Programmes (CFCU)
Beneficiary institutions: Ministry of Labour, Employment, Veteran and Social Affairs and Ministry of Youth and Sports
Other beneficiaries: Organization of people with disabilities of Kuršumlija, municipality Kuršumlija, people with disabilities, national employment service of Kuršumlija, local entrepreneurs

Target group: People with disabilities, youth and vulnerable and/or disadvantaged groups, as well as the end beneficiaries of the actions supported through the Grant Scheme

PROJECT OBJECTIVES

Overall objective of the projects is to make Kuršumlija municipality a favorable environment for strengthening and fostering of economic development, through increased employment and the implementation of the reform program of employment and social policy

Specific objectives are:

  • Active inclusion of people with disabilities into the labour market
  • Improved skills of persons with disabilities through working practice
  • Raised employment of unemployed PwD
  • Having the sustainability of the PwD social inclusion
  • Raised capacity of the local government and other stakeholders to provide continuous support to unemployed PwD in Kuršumlija

IMPACT AND OUTCOMES

Positive impact for the target group over long-term will be evidenced through:

  • Raised soft skills and computer literacy of PwD (people with disabilities)
  • Provision of concrete working practice
  • Raised employment of unemployed PwD
  • Having the sustainability of the PwD social inclusion
  • Raised capacity of the local government and other stakeholders to provide continuous support to unemployed PwD in Kuršumlija

Positive impact on Beneficiary Institutions:

  • Improving social inclusion of persons with disabilities in Serbia
  • Increasing employment opportunities for persons with disabilities

 

The “European Union Support to Active Youth Inclusion” project, total value of which is EUR 4.7 million, financed by the EU and co-funded by the Government of the Republic of Serbia, aims to ensure greater social inclusion of youth population in Serbia by increasing of employment, youth activity, work experience and entrepreneurship practice among youth population. Through the project the EU and Government of Serbia has granted 24 grants, which will be implemented in more than 35 cities and municipalities in Serbia by the end of 2021. The projects implemented by the national and provincial social welfare institutions, municipalities and cities, citizens associations, foundations and educational institutions will increase the scope and quality of services at the local level in education and employment, innovative practice, active inclusion mechanisms and models and thereby strengthen the social inclusion of youth. The impact and tangible outcomes of the project are expected at all levels concerning the overall readiness and increased capacities of relevant institutions for the innovative development and management of youth active inclusion measures, policy development in line with best EU practices, and effective use of related EU financial assistance.

 

The project is managed by the Ministry of Finance, Department for Contracting and Financing of EU Funded Programmes (CFCU), while the project beneficiary institutions are the Ministry of Labour, Employment, Veteran and Social Affairs and Ministry of Youth and Sports

 

More about the project can be found on www.ukljucivanjemladih.rs

 

The European Union’s donations to Serbia exceed EUR 3.6 billion from 2000 to date. The funds have been used to support development, quality of life and reforms in: civil protection, flood relief and protection, education, connectivity, environment, health and consumer protection, culture, rule of law, local development, jobs and growth, public administration, migration, public financial management, civil society and media, social inclusion, youth and sport. EU support is implemented in cooperation with the Government of Serbia. The European Union is a larger donor of development aid to Serbia than all other international donors put together.

Project ”Activate for more opportunities!” is a part of the European Union Support to Active Youth Inclusion grant scheme

Organization of people with Disabilities of Kuršumlija, Koste Vojinovića 6, 18430 Kuršumlija

                                                       uos.kursumlija@gmail.com

Project funded by the European Union and co-financed by the Government of the Republic of Serbia, and implemented by the Organization of People with Disabilities of Kuršumlija and Municipality of Kuršumlija

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