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Pierre Berman posted Information 24 January 2018

Entrepreneurship and vocational training programs are a key leverage to support informal workers, create job opportunities and facilitate social integration and are at the core of various development projects and initiative.

Pierre Berman posted Information 6 April 2018

Youth often are a key target group among vulnerable people, in particular for governments and development programmes. As they are the adults of tomorrow, their exclusion of the social and economic life represents a huge loss of human and economical capital.

18 November 2013 to 19 November 2013
in (Belgium)
Organised byDEVCO B3 Employment, Social Inclusion, Migration

This high-level meeting will be a key occasion to discuss with the main
international development partners on the role of employment for development,
and within the post-2015 agenda. The event constitutes the final conference
of the EC-ILO joint project "Monitoring and assessing progress on decent
work". The objective of the project is to develop a global methodology to
promote better self-monitoring of decent work outcomes in developing and
transition countries world-wide. It has been implemented in several pilot
countries: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Ukraine, Peru,
Brazil, Niger and Zambia. The event will serve to discuss the project
experience and challenges ahead to support partner countries in meeting the
employment challenge. For further information see draft concept note,
provisional agenda, project website
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Pierre Berman posted Information 15 June 2018

One of the biggest problem in our modern society is the lack of job opportunities for the entire population and specifically for young people. To have an idea of the magnitude of the issue we have just to think that youth are three times as likely as adults to be unemployed.

31 August 2017 to 2 September 2017
in Johannesburg (South Africa)
Organised byEWET - Education With Enterprise Trust

"One of the most effective ways to reduce poverty is to encourage
entrepreneurship." (World Bank Report) SIMAMA RANTA loosely translates into
Strengthening the South African economy through youth entrepreneurship. The
approach of the event is to focus South African secondary school's efforts on
the delivery of in-school entrepreneurship education based upon 11 principles
of good practice, throughout the year. The purpose of the exercise is to
enable learners to become job creators rather than job seekers through
entrepreneurship. Three schools from each of 9 provinces are being selected
as models of good practice together with a national winner. Simama Ranta
started in 2010 and is now in its 8th year.

Pierre Berman started a Debate 9 May 2017

The IESF Group presents during the next European Development Days (EDDs) a book on social protection for workers in the informal economy.

Alessio Lupi uploaded a new Document 23 May 2018

2.1.7 Institution and capacity strengthening on IE


Valentina Corbucci uploaded a new Document 25 May 2018


2.2.1 Promotion and implementation of decent work

Valentina Corbucci uploaded a new Document 29 May 2018


2.2.2 Formalising work in IE