TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO ENHANCE DATA MANAGEMENT, FORECASTING AND MONITORING AND EVALUATION CAPACITY OF THE NATIONAL EMPLOYMENT SERVICE
Project type: Services Project Budget: 998,000 euros.
Project location: National Project Status: Finished
Project Source of Funding: IPA 2008
Project Donor: EU
Implementing partner: EEO GROUP S.A. in association with EPRD, S&T Services and TARA International Consulting
[01-03-2010 - 31-10-2010] (Serbia)
Short description: The overall objective of the EUNES project is “to decrease the level of unemployment in the Republic of Serbia”.
The combination of project activities will contribute to the decrease the level of unemployment by providing efficient tools to effectively intervene in the labour market and promote employability and better jobs. However, in measuring the impact of the project activities on the unemployment level, one needs to take into account the negative effect of the current world-wide economic crisis, as well as other factors influencing the balance between the labour market supply and demand.
Specific purpose of the EUNES project is “To upgrade the NES performance in the following areas: i) monitoring and forecasting labour market trends and ii) monitoring and evaluation of active labour market measures.”
The EUNES project activities are grouped into five main Components.
Component 1: Strengthening the forecasting capacities within NES and MoERD
Component 2: Strengthening the monitoring and
evaluation capacities within NES and MoERD
Component 3: Development of software for monitoring and forecasting of labour market trends and software for monitoring and evaluation of active labour market programmes
Component 4: Supervision of the Supply Contract for delivery of hardware and DMS
Component 5: Visibility and dissemination activities
Achieved results: The main results to be achieved are as follows:
1. Developed and improved methodology and internal documents for research and forecasting of labour market trends and monitoring and evaluation of active labour market programmes
2. Strengthened capacities of NES and MoERD staff for monitoring and forecasting of labour market trends and monitoring and evaluation of active labour market programmes
3. Software systems for monitoring and forecasting of labour market trends and monitoring and evaluation of active labour market programmes implemented
4. Labour market analysis, forecast reports and reports on the evaluation of active labour market programmes promoted in public and distributed to the MoERD, social partners and other stakeholders
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