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Today the President of the Federation of Trade Unions of Macedonia, PhD Zivko Mitrevski attended the "Museum of the Macedonian Struggle" on the occasion of the ceremony for the beginning of the Twinning project "Support to the Employment Service Agency on the implementation of active measures and services on the labor market", funded by the European Union, which is a joint project of ESA, the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of Germany and the Ministry of Social Protection and Labour of Lithuania.

Besides the institutions, beneficiaries of this project present were the Minister of Labour and Social Policy, Dime Spasov, the Director of the Employment Service Agency of Macedonia, Vlatko Popovski, the Ambassador of Germany, Christine Althauzer, the Head of International Cooperation- Delegation of the European Union, Martin Klauke and representatives from the Secretariat for European Affairs.

03.09.2014-foto6Caption 1: Participants in the project

The main objective of the project is to improve the quality, efficiency and impact of the services provided by ESA, in order to reduce the unemployment and to prevent persons who are employed to become unemployed. The project also aims to improve the services and measures for employment for people that are in a more disadvantaged position on the labor market and number of unemployed persons who benefit from the services of the Employment Agency.

From this project it is expected the Employment Service Agency to build the capacity to assess the relevance, performance and results of the active policies and measures on the labor market in terms of the needs of the unemployed and employers, to strengthen the capacity of ESA for development and commencement of new and improving existing active policies and measures on the labor market, to strengthen the active policies and measures on the labor market financed by IPA and certainly to improve the services of employment as a continuation of the modernization of the Agency.

With this project 90% of the employees in the Employment Agency is expected to be trained.

ILO Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities - EU FRIEDRICH EBERT STIFTUNG Организацијa на работодавачи на Македонија etuc